[Oeva-list] Leaf Sales

Cory Bertsch pi at hiddenspiral.net
Mon Sep 10 07:32:33 PDT 2012


The biggest thing I wish dealers would do is to not leave the Leaf charged
at 100% while it sits on the lot. Doing so for such a long time isn't good
for the longevity of the battery, particularly through the hot summer
stretch we just had a few weeks back.

-Cory

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 7:14 AM, Karl Boekelheide <Karl at boekelheide.com>wrote:

> There is a lot of variability.  Tonkin in Wilsonville and Rustom on
> 122nd are very knowledgeable and were early promoters.  Power in Salem
> doesn't have a clue - they are annoyed when I ask them to move the ICE's
> so I can get to the charger.  I'm glad Nissan central dictated 2 level 2
> chargers at every Nissan dealership that always work.
>
>
> On Mon, 2012-09-10 at 07:04 -0700, Judith Huck wrote:
> > My local Nissan dealer performed the 7500 mile checkup on my Leaf last
> > week.  While waiting I talked to the salespeople, including a manager,
> > about the Leaf.  They knew very little about it, how a driver would go
> > about charging, about charging options, cost to charge up, etc.  Then
> > they said they have about 30 for sale.  I counted 19 in their back
> > lot.
> >
> > I encouraged them to learn about the Leaf.  If they think potential
> > car buyers will walk in their showroom and of all the options
> > available pick a Leaf, they’re wrong.  The public needs educating
> > about electric cars and the dealer needs to understand and promote
> > them if they are to be successful.
> >
> > Do the local Nissan dealers get involved in the OEVA events?  Do they
> > attend events to learn more about “their” cars?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Judith Huck
> >
> > 2012 Leaf
> >
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