a d v e r t i s e r
SYNDICATED NEWS
PHOTO CAPTION: Tesla's Massachusetts spokesperson Alexis Georgeson with Model S. Photo credit: Boston Herald

Tesla Continues Direct-to-Buyers Legal Battle in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Automobile Dealers Association argues that selling its electric cars direct to buyers is 'very anti-consumer.'

Published: 09-Jun-2013

Electric car company Tesla Motors is fighting for the right to continue selling its battery-powered vehicles direct to consumers — a practice that has provoked lawsuits from a state car dealers group that says it’s anti-consumer.

California-based Tesla, which has 24 stores in North America including in Natick, counters that its retail operation gives buyers a chance to experience a niche product.

“It just doesn’t make sense for dealers to be selling them at this time, the traditional model doesn’t fit,” said Tesla spokeswoman Alexis Georgeson. “The stores are very successful.”

READ COMPLETE ARTICLE >>

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To read this Boston Herald news story, click the READ COMPLETE ARTICLE link above. This will launch a separate window to the original news source. To comment on this story use the Reader's Comment form below.

<< PREVIOUSNEXT >>
RELATED NEWS ITEMS

Tesla will begin official deliveries of the Model S starting on June 22, 2012.

Model S #001 was delivered June 5, 2012 to venture capitalist and Tesla board member Steve Jurvetson

Tesla Model S could someday offer battery swapping, speculates Autoblog Green.

Autoblog Green's Domenick Yoney speculates on what the mystery Tesla 'Supercharger' Network may involve.

Elon Musk reveals Tesla Model X crossover SUV.

The introduction of the Tesla Roadster led to the rebirth of the electric car. Dave Herron speculates on what changes the new Model S and X vehicles will have.

READER COMMENTS

blog comments powered by Disqus