31 Mar '14, 7pm

Tesla reaches agreement with auto dealers lobby to keep selling EVs in New York State

Tesla reaches agreement with auto dealers lobby to keep selling EVs in New York State

It's a bit ridiculous that they even have to fight for their right to sell their products (where are free markets when you need them?), but you have to do what you have to do... Tesla Motors has reached an agreement with the New York Automobile Dealers Association lobbying group. This will allow the EV maker to keep its 5 stores open in the state of N.Y. but prevent it from opening new ones unless they are operated through dealerships. "Today's agreement reaffirms New York's long-standing commitment to the dealer franchise system, while making sure New York remains a leader in spurring innovative businesses and encouraging zero emissions vehicle sales," New York governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement. It's not clear if this means that Tesla is okay with a hybrid approach, with some direct sales stores and some third-party dealerships, or if it just means that they plan ...

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