The focus on EVs at the Washington, DC Auto Show is just the latest example of how the public and the franchise dealer network is embracing the new technology.
Looking for a low-pressure, experiential environment where you can explore the latest and greatest cars or trucks that the auto industry has to offer? Then without a doubt your first stop should be your local auto show.
Franchised dealers have worked tirelessly to adapt to changing consumer preferences and to utilize new commerce tools. It’s what’s gotten them ready to handle the wave of delayed first-vehicle purchases, and it has them very well prepared to serve the needs and wants of generations to come.
While auto shows measurably ignite consumer excitement for a brand, perhaps their greatest impact is on vehicle purchase consideration and brand loyalty—the two metrics that just so happen to matter more than any other in today’s ultra-competitive market.