New York Auto Dealers Try To Make Tesla Sales Illegal, But Fail

The New York State Automobile Dealers Association is pressuring the government to ban automobile manufacturers from registering their own stores, in order to force them to sell through third-party dealers. But a bill put before the New York State legislature died on the vine, leaving auto dealers wringing their hands.

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North Carolina May Ban Sale Of Tesla Motors' Cars

North Carolina may ban the sale of Tesla Motors’ vehicles in the state, citing fairness of competition as a reason. More like trying to stifle innovation and offering consumers an alternative to the entrenched car dealership lobby.

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Tesla Not Allowed To Sell Its Own Cars In Virginia

So far Tesla has won lawsuits in several states giving it the right to sell its cars directly to customers, and it is pursuing the cause in other states as well. But Virginia recently slapped down Tesla’s attempt to sell its electric Model S directly to customers. Can Tesla overcome this setback?

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