Tesla sues Michigan over ban on direct sales of its electric cars

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Earlier this month, an application for a dealer license submitted by Tesla Motors was denied by the state of Michigan. It was the final decision in a process that kicked off in October 2014. That was when a last-minute wording change in state franchise law foreclosed the electric-car maker’s ability to sell cars directly to buyers, its business… …read more