Want To Buy An Electric Car From Your Dealership? You Might Get NADA

From Transport Evolved.

As political rhetoric against electric vehicles rises, and a backlash against making and selling EVs appears to gain momentum (even if the data suggests EV sales are rising, not falling), the U.S. National Automobile Dealer Association held its annual conference last week in Las Vegas, at which both the outgoing and incoming chair had less-than-awesome things to say about EVs, the Federal Government’s new proposed EPA emissions and fuel economy rules, and much more.

But what’s beyond the headlines? It turns out the situation is more nuanced than some might think, and while there’s certainly a lot of anti-EV sentiment, there’s also some positives too.


00:00 – Introduction
03:13 – The matter of demand
05:17 – Not all dealerships are anti-EV… but…
07:06 – Politicans – and political donations
09:24 – Why the spend?
10:31 – Donations made by automakers
11:37 – NADA isn’t JUST Anti-EV
12:14 – A lack of training
13:55 – EV buying today is like early home computing
16:16 – Uniformed buyers isn’t just a legacy problem
17:59 – NADA’s not just doom and gloom
19:00 – The quiet announcement gives us hope… just a little.
19:32 – Hold NADA to a better standard.
19:58 – Thanks, and Goodbye!



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Script: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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