ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new program designed to improve the process of buying an electric vehicle (EV) was announced on Monday by the City of Albuquerque. According to a press release, the Electrified Dealer Program will give local dealers specialized EV training.
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The release states dealership training will last about one hour twice a year and cover how to approach a prospective buyer of an EV, an overview of the charging process, as well as Albuquerque’s EV programming. Dealers are required to have charging stations for EVs along with the inventory. Dealerships are also required to be actively selling EVs and share their monthly EV sales data with the city.