30 Jun '13, 11pm

It's Tesla Versus America's Car Dealers: With 48 states having laws that restrict or prevent factory-to-buyer

Virginia law prohibits car manufacturers from selling through independent dealerships, and it isn’t the only state to do so. According to the Chicago Tribune, 48 states prohibit or limit the direct sale of automobiles, thanks to long-established laws requiring car purchases to go through a licensed third party. This is a major problem for Tesla, a company which is trying to reinvent not only cars, but also how they are sold.

Full article: http://www.evworld.com/news.cfm?newsid=30631

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