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March 21, 2017 - Industry News

J.D. Power: Tesla Owners Choose Hype Over Quality

A new report from J.D. Power finds owners of the Tesla Model S and Model X have acknowledged numerous quality issues but show no signs of disloyalty.

Tags: Electric Vehicles, Model S, Model X, Tesla Motors

October 30, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. DMV Puts Tesla Motors on Notice

In response to the state dealer association’s claims that Tesla Motors is in violation of state and federal advertising laws, the state DMV issued a warning to electric vehicle makers about adhering to such laws.

Tags: advertising, California New Car Dealers Association, Deceptive Advertising, DMV, Regulation Z, Tesla, Tesla Motors

September 24, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. DMV Looking Into Tesla’s Referral Program

The state DMV confirmed today that it is ‘looking into the matter,’ almost month after the state dealer association called on the agency to investigate whether the program violates the state’s ban on ‘bird-dogging.’

Tags: bird-dogging, Brian Maas, California New Car Dealers Association, DMV, Tesla, Tesla Motors

September 1, 2015 - Industry News

CNCDA Says Tesla’s Referral Program Violates Bird-Dogging Ban

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The California New Car Dealers Association has called on the California Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ referral program, which the trade groups said constitutes “bird-dogging.”

Tags: California New Car Dealers Association, CNCDA, compliance, Tesla, Tesla Motors

May 14, 2015 - Industry News

FTC Calls on States to Lift Direct-to-Consumer Sales Bans

A new Michigan bill that would allow ‘autocycle’ manufacturer Elio Motors to sell directly to consumers spurs the Federal Trade Commission to urge all states to lift bans on direct-to-consumer sales.

Tags: Consumer Buying Habits, Federal Trade Commission, legislation, manufacturers, Michigan, Tesla, Tesla Motors

March 19, 2015 - Industry News

New Jersey Reverses Tesla Sales Ban

The electric car maker will now be able to open up to four direct-sale stores and at least one service center in the state.

Tags: Electric Vehicles, legislation, New Jersey, Tesla Motors

March 5, 2015 - Industry News

Ga. Legislators Table Tesla Bill

Dealers in Georgia have convinced legislators to table a bill that would allow Tesla to continue selling vehicles directly to consumers in the state.

Tags: legislation, online shoppers, Tesla, Tesla Motors

February 10, 2015 - Industry News

Conn. Dealer Association Launches Controversial Anti-Tesla Site

The website, called “Tesla Crash,” was launched by the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association in response to a bill that would allow the electric automaker to sell directly to consumers in the state.

Tags: Franchised Dealerships, legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors

October 22, 2014 - Industry News

Mich. Governor Signs ‘Anti-Tesla’ Bill

Governor Rick Snyder signed into law yesterday tighter restrictions on selling vehicles directly to consumers. The new law now effectively bans Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in the state.

Tags: Electric Vehicles, Franchised Dealerships, Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan, Tesla, Tesla Motors

September 16, 2014 - Industry News

Mass. High Court Rules in Favor of Tesla

This week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld a lower court’s ruling that dealers did not have grounds to challenge Tesla Motors’ ability to sell vehicles in the state.

Tags: franchise, Lawsuit, Massachusetts, ruling, Tesla, Tesla Motors

September 4, 2014 - Industry News

Ga. Dealer Association Takes on Tesla

The association alleges that Tesla violated the terms of its sales license by selling more than the 150 vehicles it was allowed to sell in the state.

Tags: Tesla, Tesla Motors

July 17, 2014 - Industry News

‘King of Lemon Laws’ Celebrates Tesla Settlement

Attorney Vince Megna celebrated the $126,836 settlement he reached with Tesla on behalf of a Wisconsin man by posting a humorous video to his YouTube channel. It was the first lemon law case brought against the electric-vehicle maker.

Tags: Lawsuit, lemon law, Settlement, Tesla Motors

July 3, 2014 - Industry News

Tesla to Expand in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania House passed legislation this week that will allow the automaker to have as many as five stores in the state.

Tags: legislation, Pennsylvania, Tesla Motors

June 19, 2014 - Industry News

Tesla Makes Strides on East Coast

This week, New York Governor Cuomo signed a pro-Tesla bill into law. The New Jersey Assembly also voted to allow manufacturers to directly sell zero-emissions vehicles to consumers.

Tags: Electric Vehicles, legislation, New Jersey, New York, Tesla Motors

May 15, 2014 - Industry News

Tesla: New Wording in Missouri Bill is ‘Sneak Attack’ by Dealers

In a statement posted on its website, Tesla denounced the last-minute addition of wording to legislation in Missouri that would effectively ban the automaker from selling directly to consumers in the state.

Tags: Franchised Dealerships, legislation, Missouri, Tesla, Tesla Motors

May 14, 2014 - Industry News

Calif. New-Vehicle Registrations Up 5.4% in Q1

New-vehicle sales in California improved for the 14th consecutive quarter in the opening quarter of 2014, with new-vehicle registration increasing 5.4% from a year ago, according to the state association.

Tags: Brian Maas, California New Car Dealers Association, Honda, Hybrid Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Toyota

April 15, 2014 - Industry News

Pro Tesla Bill Won’t Go to Vote

A bill that would allow Tesla to sell directly to consumers won’t be voted on during Arizona’s current legislative session, which ends this week.

Tags: legislation, Tesla Motors

April 10, 2014 - Industry News

Washington Governor Signs Bill Favoring Tesla

A bill signed by Washington governor Jay Inslee this month will allow Tesla to expand in the state.

Tags: legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors

April 8, 2014 - Industry News

‘King of Lemon Laws’ Files Suit Against Tesla

Wisconsin Attorney Vince Megna filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors this week, claiming that the car it sold to his client was a lemon.

Tags: Lawsuit, lemon law, Tesla, Tesla Motors

April 1, 2014 - Industry News

New York Dealers, Tesla Reach Agreement

Under the agreement, Tesla will be able to continue operating its five licensed retail locations in the state. Additional locations will be established under a strengthened dealer franchise law.

Tags: legislation, New York, Tesla, Tesla Motors

March 27, 2014 - Industry News

Tesla Reaches Agreement With Ohio Dealers

Tesla Motors reached an agreement with Ohio auto dealers this week that will allow the company to continue operating two of its retail stores and open a third. The deal awaits lawmaker approval.

Tags: legislation, Ohio, Tesla, Tesla Motors

March 25, 2014 - Industry News

Arizona Lawmakers Back Bill to Allow Tesla Sales

Arizona lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would give Tesla the right to sell directly to consumers. The state is currently wooing the electric carmaker into building its battery production center in the state.

Tags: Arizona, legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors

March 13, 2014 - Industry News

New Jersey Bans Tesla Sales

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission voted unanimously to ban the direct sale of vehicles to consumers, effectively shutting down Tesla’s showrooms in the state.

Tags: New Jersey, Tesla, Tesla Motors

February 13, 2014 - Industry News

Ohio Dealers Taking on Tesla Again

Ohio lawmakers, at the urging of auto dealers, are backing a bill that would prohibit the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles from issuing dealer licenses to manufacturers. Previously, the bureau allowed Tesla to sell cars in the state.

Tags: legislation, Ohio, Tesla, Tesla Motors

December 19, 2013 - Industry News

Tesla Feeling the Heat in Ohio, California

On the same day a Tesla sedan is revealed to have been the possible cause of a garage fire, a group of Ohio dealers, The Columbus Dispatch reports, is suing Tesla Motors and two state agencies. The suit charges that the electric carmaker’s license violates state law.

Tags: California, Lawsuit, Ohio, Orange County, Reuters, Tesla Motors

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