Source: San Jose Mercury News
quote: I agree. Until your output is six-figures why do you need dealerships, especially when you consider the unique position Tesla is in with a minimal-maintenance vehicle.
quote: I like the idea of "no dealership" if under xxx cars sold per state.
quote: What he doesn't get is this should be a national issue.
quote: If Musk had his way there would be no law like this.
quote: Because the current law in some places seems to state that you NEED a dealership to sell you a car.
quote: What a big baby. Everyone else manages to sell vehicles in this country, but noooo. He's
quote: Just what we need, more regulations or laws.
quote: How exactly does it protect buyers from unfair selling practices?
quote: Do things his way, or he'll go cry to Obama and make this a national issue. Just what we need, more regulations or laws.
quote: They guy's advocating less regulation and you cry foul? C'mon. The "must sell through a dealership" laws are anti freedom and are pure political interventionism. I really don't see why you disagree with him.
quote: Good point, Reclaimer! Screw the free market.
quote: Personally I'll settle for the current situation: let the states decide.
quote: Let me get this right, you actually believe with all the lobbying power available from the biggest car manufactures on the planet, their STILL being forced to do business this way against their will? Really, that makes sense to you?