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dealer laws

  1. J

    Fast Company story: How Tesla Is Changing The Way We Buy Cars

    Hi everyone, I'm a writer at Fast Company magazine, and I recently published a story about how Tesla is challenging states' dealership laws by selling its cars directly to consumers. (I also test-drove the Model S P90D here in New York, with autopilot, to show why Tesla needs to be able to...
  2. R

    Buying cars like we buy computers -- direct from the manufacturer

    I just published this short article, titled, Why Can’t We Buy Cars the Way We Buy Computers? Why Can’t We Buy Cars the Way We Buy Computers? You can rad it at this above URL.
  3. mspohr

    Car dealers are awful. It's time to kill the dumb laws that keep them in business.

    New articlel in Vox by Matthew Yglesias: Car dealers are awful. It's time to kill the dumb laws that keep them in business. Car dealers are awful. Its time to kill the dumb laws that keep them in business. - Vox Interesting research that up to 30% of the cost of a car is the inefficient...
  4. V

    May 16 - Tesla Owners rally in St. Joseph, MI

    Friends and fans, Delivering on our promise from October, the Minnesota Renegades are once again exercising their rights of free speech and paying a visit to the great State of Michigan this Spring. We welcome all with open hearts to join us for a day of community and discovery at our second...
  5. dauger

    One Gigafactory is too risky: Build two!

    You might remember from the movie Contact when John Hurt, as billionaire businessman S.R. Hadden refers to the immense machine(s) in the movie, says: "Why build one when you can have two at twice the price?" Well it looks like Elon has the cojones to do it for real...
  6. dauger

    Tide Turning in Arizona?

    Republican Arizona state senators have endorsed and passed a bill allowing direct sales by Tesla: Arizona bill would allow Tesla to skip dealers Tesla Sales to Be Legalized in Arizona? Is the catalyst the Gigafactory or Christie's folly or both? Either way this may be a trend because in...
  7. mpt

    Tesla Sales Banned in New Jersey... hopefully not for long!

    NJ is looking to implement the same anticompetitive legislation to prevent sales of Tesla today in a last minute switch. The meeting at the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission is open to the public however, I'm not yet totally clear on the proceedings. TM blog post: Defending Innovation and Consumer...

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