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GM's Reins in Chevy Bolt Inventory by Shutting Down Plant

Paul Masse Chevrolet in East Providence, Rhode island., advertised on its website that it had more than 200 Bolts in inventory, at prices ranging from $35,688 to $41,488.
Now if only they had run in RH Drive stock ..... :mad:

with the new Leaf - Model 3 Production & rumoured uplift in battery range from BMWi Hyundai Kia for 2018 the '200' mile but affordable range sector is going to have more choice
 

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They seem to have a general problem of oversupply at the moment and officially it's the Sonic production they want to temporarily halt. The Bolt inventory levels have been rising though so that is probably a factor. The Bolt hasn't been launched in all states yet so it's probably a bit premature to say it's having issues. I did read somewhere about a secret shopper exercise that showed the dealers actively trying to steer people away from the Bolt by various tactics - scare ones over the battery, lack of supply, servicing a nightmare etc - sort of verifies Elon Musk's views about selling EVs via conventional dealerships!
 

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...I did read somewhere about a secret shopper exercise that showed the dealers actively trying to steer people away from the Bolt by various tactics - scare ones over the battery, lack of supply, servicing a nightmare etc - sort of verifies Elon Musk's views about selling EVs via conventional dealerships!
Conventional ICE dealerships selling EV's is akin to have asked Luddites to promote factory machinery. or Louis 16th to vote republic .

the end game of the EV is a chassis with a laptop & an electric motor you could build a better case for an 'apple' shop or a PC World selling EV's
 

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Any Car maker not getting into batteries will become the equivilant off HTC and lenovo.

While the ARM(LG/CATL) and Samsungs(Tesla) off the EV world will make the main money.
 
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