Last month, auto dealer associations in New York and Massachusetts sued Tesla Motors, claiming the electric vehicle maker’s high-end stores violate state franchise laws.
CEO Elon Musk fired back against the dealers in a lengthy blog post: http://bit.ly/Rq6tij
Last week, a Massachusetts judge denied a request by dealers for a preliminary injunction against Tesla. Tesla has 22 stores nationwide, and the ruling allows Tesla to continue operating at the mall in Natick, Ma. Automotive News has the full story: http://bit.ly/T9Xhi5
No legal action has been taken against Tesla in California.