Ford’s 2nd deadline for dealerships to become EV-certified has passed… and this time they really mean it guys. The problem is: In order for a current Ford dealer to become Ford Model-E Elite certified, dealers have to spend 1.2 million dollars. It gets better. A good chunk of that cost is to install public fast-chargers at their dealer location… thus building Ford’s national charging network at the dealers’ expense. If dealers do not participate, they do not get to sell any Ford EVs. Sly as a fox Ford… but we’ll see if it works. So far, it’s gone over like a fart in a Fiesta. And now state government officials are getting involved checking the legality of such an ultimatum. For additional details, read our article here, or if you’ve got a little more time, check out the podcast below.