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Tesla mulls Federal suit over state franchise laws banning it from selling electric cars

John Voelcker 953 views Mar 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects] Enlarge Photo Coffins made by monks don't often figure into either legal decisions or the electric car industry, but they do at the moment. Tesla Motors is weighing whether to sue in Federal court over various state franchise laws that prohibit it from selling Model S and Model X electric cars online to buyers. Its lawyers were inspired by a 2013 legal decision that ruled a monastery could sell its coffins without requiring a funeral-director's license. DON'T MISS: Where Can Tesla Legally Sell Cars Directly To You? State-By-State Map The news comes via a feature story in The Wall Street Journal , in which the company said it's prepared to take legal action if it feels the need. For the moment, Tesla is relying on negotiated settlements in various stat...

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