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That EV revolution isn’t going to happen unless dealerships get on board

Cox Automotive, the owner of the Kelley Blue Book service, has published some data that illustrates just how far things have to change in the US before EV ownership becomes something that can be properly considered in grid overhaul plans. Of the polled dealerships, only 9% think that their automaker is exerting high pressure to hit EV sales targets. However, comparing High Support dealerships with Lower Support ones, as defined by the Cox Automotive EV Study, it appears that if the automakers put the effort in, they could turn the boat around. Only 38% of Lower Support respondents think they are prepared for future EV sales, while the High Support outlet figure is 79%. Currently, EV sales are low –…

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