A day after the New Jersey State Senate passed a pro-Tesla bill that would allow the electric automaker to sell its cars directly to consumers, Chris Christie put his pen to ink and signed the bill into law. It’s been almost a year to the day since Tesla had to stop selling its green vehicles […]
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It’s been almost a year since the New Jersey Department of Transportation announced the end of Tesla sales in the Garden State. There’s been a lot of back-and-forth legal wrangling from both car dealerships and Tesla, but the New Jersey Senate finally passed a bill that would let the electric automaker sell its cars the […]
Originally posted on CleanTechnica Last fall, Tesla executives said that the electric automaker was working on a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program similar to what other luxury automakers offered, and it seems the CPO program has quietly begun. A new Model S owner posted images of what looks like official Tesla CPO materials, though the automaker […]
Last year New Jersey riled up electric car enthusiasts and free market backers by banning the direct sale of the Tesla Model S, which it had previously allowed under a tenuous agreement. Tesla has since filed suit to get its right to sell cars reinstated, though a New Jersey Senate subcommittee has taken the first […]
This year four American states have the distinction of being nominated for a Luddite Award because of their opposition to Tesla’s direct sales model.
A new study suggests several scenarios where autonomous cars either alleviate traffic congestion and make urban life better, or make it many times worse.
Tesla has filed a hard-hitting legal brief that calls out the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commissioner as part of a lawsuit to win back its dealership rights.
For the third and final time, a Massachusetts court has rejected a lawsuit by car dealers seeking to stop Tesla sales in the Bay State.
he owners of dealership group operating in New York and New Jersey was just fined $1.8 million, highlighting how important the Tesla direct sales fight is.
Pro-Tesla legislation in New Jersey has been attached to legislation giving car dealers more rights against automakers.
With a recent committee vote in New Jersey, Tesla Motors seems to have won the right to sell electric cars direct to customers in the Chris Christie state.
Last week Tesla installed its 100th Supercharger charging station in the state of New Jersey, while promising this is just the beginning.
In an unprecedented movie, three officials for the Federal Trade Commission penned an open letter sharply criticizing anti-Tesla legislation.
Elon Musk is fighting the New Jersey sales ban that made national headlines last month, appealing the state’s position and calling out the auto dealer lobby.
It seems like the hurdles facing Tesla and its plans to sell its electric cars directly to consumers is coming from the big car dealers- but AutoNation, America’s largest, supports Tesla’s model.
N.J. Assemblyman Tim Eustace introduced a bill to allow any EV manufacturer to sell directly to consumers. This may save the state’s Tesla stores.