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Can The California Electric Grid Handle The New Car Mandate? California will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035, Gov.

Can The California Electric Grid Handle The New Car Mandate?

Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, a move he says will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35% in the nation’s most populous state.Source: MarketWatch The new California electric car mandate issued by Governor Newsom will increase the amount of vehicles plugged into their grid by millions over the coming two decades. While that may help to clean the air, is the state’s electric grid up to the new challenge?

As you can see in the table below, the Golden State has far more EVs on the road then any other state…potentially more than all other states combined! What will happen though when they add millions of more vehicles to an already vulnerable electric infrastructure? After all, just last month California had to initiate rolling blackouts. So the California electric grid shows weakness on particularly hot days. Which reveals yet another problem… More than a quarter of the state is a desert.

In Summary. The Automotive Finance Manager aka F&I. Here’s the script for “The Finance Manager” video above: Once the Sales Manager has gained a satisfactory commitment, it will be time for you to meet the Finance Manager – Commonly referred to as the Business Manager, or even more colloquially, “F&I” F&I in the industry refers to Finance And Insurance.

The Automotive Finance Manager aka F&I

They work out of closed offices in the back of the sales floor affectionately referred to as “The Box” in the industry, because of the high degree of confidential documents they keep in their offices. You’ll typically find that they are best-dressed employees at the dealership. Once all papers are signed with this person, you’ve bought a car! This role carries a heavy burden of responsibility for the dealership and requires a variety of skill-sets as they perform several functions. They are responsible for making sure that all your paperwork is in order, so they’re required to have a high attention to detail.

Finding And Paying For Your Car. Credit Application And Cosigning A Car. Here’s the script for the “Credit Application And Cosigning A Car” video: Knowing that multiple inquiries only count as one towards your credit score in 30 days while rate shopping for a loan, you hopefully already had an approval from an outside lender before going to a dealership to use as leverage.

Credit Application And Cosigning A Car

We’re at the point now with the desk zeroing in on final numbers that they will want to see a credit application if you want to allow them an opportunity to broker your financing. In fact, even if you’re paying cash, they will still want one with at least your basic information. You won’t need to provide employment or income information, and hopefully, you remembered to lock your credit reports, but they’ll still need your basic information and social security number. The application process is pretty straightforward. Infotainment Car System Subscription Services. Here’s the script for the “Infotainment Car System Subscription” video above: Now that you’ve been engaged through both dealer and manufacturer follow-ups, the next thing that will claim your attention are usually some type of infotainment car system subscription services.

Infotainment Car System Subscription Services

These can be services either from the manufacturer or from third-party vendors that will enhance your vehicle ownership. I won’t have time to get into all of them for sure, and I’m certainly not aware of what all of them are, but I do know the biggest one, and you will too. SiriusXM satellite radio service has basically universal availability from every major automaker and will come pre-installed in every new car and most recent used cars. On a vehicle purchase, you’ll get some type of trial period, and then Sirius will start reaching out to you to keep the subscription going. They’ll offer all kinds of deals and incentives to maintain your subscription. I do enjoy their programming and keep them active in my cars. Finding The Right Car For You.

Download Your Exercise Below Here is the script for the “Finding The Right Car For You” video: As of 2019, there were nearly three hundred different types of car models offered in the United States.

Finding The Right Car For You

Car Dealer Add Ons - What Is That Extra Window Sticker? Beware The Simple Mistakes When Buying A Car Now. I went on a stretch for about five years where I would buy a different car when the first oil change was due!

Beware The Simple Mistakes When Buying A Car Now

For real, though, consumers don’t understand how much of an emotional process, it is to buy a car, and top salespeople are highly trained to engage you on an emotional level. If I’m doing my job as a sales rep, I’m going to watch your eyes and look for a reaction while I’m walking you to see the car you want. I’m going to look for something a little more expensive and point out how much more fun you’ll have driving something with a more powerful engine or pointing out how much better you’ll look pulling up in that ruby red with tinted windows instead of the silver one you picked out.

The Sales Associate aka The Car Salesman. Here’s the script for “The Sales Associate” video above: Next up is the person with whom you’ll be spending the most time – the Sales Associate.

The Sales Associate aka The Car Salesman

At a basic level, their job is to help you find the right car, go over features and benefits, take you on a test drive, and then communicate with sales management about how best to get you to say yes to the numbers. Doing this job at a high level requires a significant degree of skill due to all the tasks involved and the variety of people that they will encounter. This is absolutely one of the most challenging professions in the automotive industry. A sales associate will do everything from cleaning off hundreds of cars after a snowstorm to climbing into cars that can reach over 150 degrees in the summer heat. Many of them work from open-to-close (or how we say it is bell to bell) with usually only one day off a week and forget about that if it’s the last week of the month.

Negotiating A Car Deal - The "First Pencil" Here’s the script for the “Negotiating A Car Deal” video above: You’ve told the sales rep that you want to buy the truck.

Negotiating A Car Deal - The "First Pencil"

The sales manager has appraised any trade you may have, now you’re back inside, and we’re going to continue with negotiating a car deal from the start. This is the part where people can feel the most anxious as it’s the first part of this entire process that has been out of your control. Don’t worry. Here's What To Do When You Arrive At The Dealership. Here’s the script for the “Arrive At The Dealership” video above: A franchise car dealership can be an intimidating place to drive into, so let’s discuss what to do when you arrive at the dealership.

Here's What To Do When You Arrive At The Dealership

Franchise dealers can take up several acres of land, so when you pull in, you’re likely to see a big sign that tells you where to go for new or used car sales, parts, service, or the body shop. Many dealers have separate sections for new or used cars, so just drive to the appropriate section. If it’s a new car you want, then it’s fairly obvious to just pull right up to the front of the main building. Now how most dealers work is that there are usually salespeople either standing there if it’s nice out, or someone will come out to greet you relatively quickly. How To Shop For A Car Lesson. The Best 5 Reasons Revealing When To Sell Your Car. Have you been wondering when to sell your car?

The Best 5 Reasons Revealing When To Sell Your Car

The truth is, there is a right time to get out of your vehicle, whether you are looking at your circumstances or the season. We evaluate the top reasons to sell your car and give you a few tips to make it easier. 1. Vehicle No Longer Meets Needs Whether you are moving, growing your family, or watching kids go off to college, you will hit milestones in life that tell you when to sell your car. How To Build Credit Quickly At Any Age. Here’s the script for the “Build Credit Quickly At Any Age” Video Above: Buying a car without credit is definitely possible, and we go through exactly how to do that in Car Buyer Class, but it becomes way easier when you learn how to build credit quickly at any age and implement the steps that I’m about to go through.

The first and most powerful technique to build credit quickly will work for any age, whether your fifteen or fifty! In fact, this is the ONLY way you can build credit if you’re under 18. Should I Buy Or Lease A Car? Discover The Differences. Script for the “Should I Buy Or Lease A Car” video above: Now that we have you financially prepared to take home the vehicle, your final consideration regarding how you want to pay for the car is, “Should I buy or lease a car?”

When you buy a car, your eventual intention is to own it. You’ll either pay cash or finance it. When you pay cash, the state will issue an ownership title in your name within a month or two of the transaction, and then you own it. Yahoo fait désormais partie de Verizon Media. Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. Should I Buy Or Lease A Car? Discover The Differences. How To Trade In Your Car For The Best Deal. Here’s the script for the “How To Trade In Your Car” video above: Now that you have a better idea of how you want to buy the car, whether, through cash or financing, it’s likely that you already have another vehicle to trade-in, so let’s explore some of your considerations and look at how to trade in your car and valuation from a dealer’s perspective.

When you trade-in a car as part of the purchase, it’s extremely convenient for the buyer because the dealership treats any equity you have in the car as a cash downpayment. For example, let’s say that you owe $8,000 on the car, and the dealership is willing to give you $10,000 for it. That $2,000 you have in equity is treated as a two thousand dollar down payment. Financing A Car - Understand Your Options.

While it would be amazing to be able to stroke a check for $25,000, it just isn’t in the cards for most people. How To Buy A Car Course Catalog. Rise To Fame Of The Chevy Bolt. Production of the Chevy Bolt The Chevy Bolt began production at the Orion Assembly plant located in Michigan. To make accommodations for this model, the automaker needed to invest in a $160 million plant upgrade. Transmission Automotive Technologies: Past, Present & Future. As we look to the future of auto production, we see that the transmissions we use today will continue to evolve and change.

As electric vehicles continue to be the focus, the industry must change and adapt. Going into the future, we expect to see more product development of transmission components that offer a better experience. The Best and Worst Fuel Efficient Vehicles Right Now. Discover How To Avoid The Top Mistakes That Car Buyers Make. Affordable Green Cars to Drive in 2020. Top Advanced Automotive Technologies That Save Lives. This might not seem like a safety feature, as much as it is more of a convenience.

With the help of cameras, radar, and lasers, the vehicle can tell how close you are to others on the road. The 10 Cheapest New Car Models of 2020 Revealed. Rounding out our cheapest new car list is the Yaris hatchback model. It is back after skipping over a model year and comes powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder that outputs 106 horsepower. It also comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a folding backseat, and push-button start. The Truth About Hybrid Cars And Why You'll Want One.

Hybrid cars have taken the country by storm, but what technology is included in these vehicles, and how do they work? The first mass-produced hybrid vehicle was the Toyota Prius back in 1999, but technology has come a long way since then. Hybrids can save a lot of money in fuel and provide an environmentally-friendly way to travel the roads. The hybrid vehicle is a cross between a gas-powered and electric automobile. Top 7 New Car Trends That Should Be Discontinued. How to Buy a Car During Coronavirus.

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