auto dealerships

Tesla Is Coming To Grand Rapids

WoodTV has reported that Tesla is launching its first vehicle service center in West Michigan. Tesla’s signs are already up at what used to be Prestige Auto Imports on 29th Street SE on the border of Grand Rapids and Kentwood. Tesla’s new service center will be near the area’s first … [continued]

Do Auto Dealers Have A Future In New, Post-Pandemic World Of Electric Cars?

Pity the poor, unloved auto dealerships. If they disappeared, who would mourn their passing? Car buyers certainly wouldn’t miss the pushy salespeople, byzantine pricing, or overpriced repairs. Automakers would surely cry some crocodile tears, but they would probably be glad to adopt Tesla’s direct sales model, which gives the California carmaker complete control over how its products are presented (as well as a larger slice of the profit).