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Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

February 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18 — Some potential buyers of Tesla’s long-delayed Model 3 sedan are concerned that they will miss out on big federal tax breaks and are looking for alternatives, including General Motors Co’s Chevrolet Bolt, according to postings by would-be Tesla buyers on websites and interviews with GM dealers. Last week Tesla told some holders of Model 3 reservations that they would not get their cars until 2019, eliciting howls of complaint on Tesla online fan forums.... Read more

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The car of NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman (88) sits on the grid prior to the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2018. — Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports pic

The car of NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman (88) sits on the grid prior to the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2018. — Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports pic