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Electric Car Buyers Slam Dealer Experience; Dealers Don't Like 'Em Either

Electric Car Buyers Slam Dealer Experience; Dealers Don't Like 'Em Either

Buying a car often isn't a pleasant experience, and that's especially true for people looking to purchase an electric car. Electric-car buyers' disapproval of the dealership is well documented, as is dealer impatience with the education and added time supposedly required to sell newfangled plug-in... read more

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2013 Suzuki Kizashi

Should I Buy A New Suzuki (Now That It's Leaving The U.S.)?

There's nothing like a bargain price on a brand-new car. And since Suzuki has announced that it'll stop selling cars in the U.S., there are bargains galore on new Suzuki... read more November 8, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Suzuki Kizashi

Suzuki Stops Selling Cars In U.S.--What Does It Mean For You?

After nearly a three-decade run in the United States market, Suzuki has decided to cease selling automobiles here to focus on its core markets in India and Southeast Asia... read more November 6, 2012 by  1


 
Gas pump

Fuel Economy Now #1 Factor In Car-Buying, Consumer Reports Study Says

Historically, when gas prices are relatively stable, fuel efficiency doesn't rank very high on car buyers' lists of priorities. But that seems to have changed recently. A new... read more May 22, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Toyota Prius V

Toyota Raises 2012 Hybrid Prices From $90 To $175

If you're currently in the market for a Toyota hybrid, you might like to close the deal soon if you don't want to spend a few hundred dollars more. Toyota has announced it... read more March 30, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Toyota Prius C Online Configuration Tool

As The 2012 Toyota Prius C Goes On Sale, We Spec Our Own

Toyota has just this week started sales of its newest Prius family member, the 2012 Prius C. The smallest Prius hybrid yet, the Prius C is Toyota’s first subcompact... read more March 16, 2012 by  7


 
2011 Nissan Leaf SL

2012 Nissan Leaf: Now Available To Order Nationwide, Deliveries By Summer

The all-electric Nissan Leaf may have been on sale in some parts of the U.S. for 14 months -- but for residents in 21 states, today is the day Nissan will email them saying... read more March 1, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Why Do Buyers Avoid Prius, Electric Cars? It's Styling And Price

According to the ninth annual Avoider study published yesterday by J.D. Power and Associates, many car-buyers avoid green cars because they’re too small, look strange... read more January 27, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Dream About Ordering A 2012 Fisker Karma? We Show You How It's Done (Video)

Have you ever dreamed about just walking into your local Fisker dealer and ordering a Karma plug-in luxury sport sedan? Very few of us have the funds to afford the $95,900... read more November 7, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Which Cars Are Getting Traded In For Electric Cars? We Find Out

In the last nine months, we’ve seen over 10,000 plug-in cars sold in the U.S. alone, with Nissan taking the lion’s share of new plug-in car sales with its 2011/12... read more October 20, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

What Kind Of People Are Ordering The 2012 Tesla Model S?

You’ve heard about the 2012 Tesla Model S Sport, read our first ride review, and seen our 2012 Tesla Model S gallery -- but unless you’ve already put down a... read more October 5, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011 - Nancy Gioia

Electric-Car Education: As Important For Salespeople As Car Buyers

Although it’s almost a year since the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt officially launched in key electric car markets, the majority of the U.S. population have... read more September 16, 2011 by  10


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Buying or Leasing An Electric Car: Why Residual Value Matters

You’ve read up on the latest electric cars, gone for test drives and are ready to make a purchase. However, there’s one more thing you should consider before... read more May 18, 2011 by  4


 
Think City $17,995 ad campaign

Theory Meets Reality: How Expensive IS The 2011 Think City?

It’s well known that any sales material always uses the most attractive pricing option as a way of enticing customers to buy a product. But is it helpful, confusing or... read more May 6, 2011 by  13


 
2011 Nissan Leaf for Sale on eBay

Buying Or Selling a Used Electric Car? What You Need to Know

On the face of it, buying or selling a used electric car could seem like a great idea if you either need to make more room in your garage for your shiny new plug-in ride or... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
Slide from "Selling Green in Today's Market," GfK Research, October 2010

Why Buy Green Cars? For the Cost Savings, Not the Planet, Survey Says

If you're reading this site, there's a good chance that you're interested in driving green: saving fuel, perhaps reducing the overall impact of your transportation choices on... read more November 3, 2010 by  2


 
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