Tesla would like to open a corporate store in Connecticut. But Jim Fleming, the head of the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association, said consumers would be better off if franchise dealers were allowed to sell the Teslas.
Connecticut law currently protects car dealerships by preventing car manufacturers from selling directly to customers.
High-end electric car maker Tesla opened a new showroom in Paramus on Thursday.
Luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors is making its Model S sedan faster and safer in an effort to compete better with other high-end sedans.
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In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fleets.
State Sen. Ray Lesniak’s bill would allow for direct sales until electric cars make up 4 percent of auto sales.
The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports’ top pick in this year’s automotive rankings.
Just about every major automobile manufacturer has a driverless car in the works.