Since Tesla only sells EVs, it is correct to say "every Tesla". I understand that the government is not picking a company, but it doesn't make Tesla any less dependent on federal aid.
They approached existing dealers first. Only if existing dealers refused to build a dedicated facility would they offer up the territory to a new dealer. I'm sure you could find Saturn dealers who owned no other GM franchises, but I am under the impression that this was rare. I do know one Chevy/Cadillac/Oldsmobile/Pontiac/GMAC dealer who told them to go pound sand.
And GM had the advantage of using their existing dealers. They leaned on them to build new showrooms, but most were existing dealers. It really and truly was just a re-branding effort. The new relationship with labor was interesting, but never really produced an exceptional car.
Not just loans - every Tesla car is "subsidized" by thousands of dollars via a tax write-off for the buyer.
And yet the gas is cheaper than in next-door PA, where you have to get out in the cold. If you end up in NJ frequently, you even time your gas purchases for when you are on the Jersey side.
He harrassed you for driving a ricer, not because it was an import. I highly doubt he's tailing every Camry.
The Dodge Charger AWD has two engines with over 300 HP.
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I'm one of the users seeing this. The ads are still obvious to me - I assumed that they did it to make the site more mobile-friendly, but it could be a downward slide down your slope.