Tesla Suing New Jersey Over Dealership Ruling

Tesla Suing New Jersey Over Dealership Ruling
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Tesla has no intentions of going down without a fight in the state of New Jersey and has filed notice that it intends to sue.

As of April 1, the American electric automaker is no longer able to sell vehicles in New Jersey as a result of a ruling made last month. The company intends to sue the state within two weeks and filed the notice last week to the state appellate division.

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The automaker is claiming that it was unfairly targeted when the state’s Motor Vehicle Commission amended its regulations, which resulted in Tesla’s New Jersey stores becoming little more than galleries. The new regulations require new-car dealers to have franchise agreements before they can be licensed. Tesla however, uses a direct-to-consumer sales approach rather than relying on dealerships.

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