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"States are fully within their rights to protect consumers by choosing the way cars are sold and serviced,” Charles Cyrill, a spokesman, said in an e-mailed statement. “Fierce competition between local dealers in any given market drives down prices both in and across brands. While if a factory owned all of its stores, it could set prices and buyers would lose virtually all bargaining power.
The bill prohibits automakers from selling a vehicle “directly to a retail customer other than through franchised dealers,” with exceptions for nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
I can't believe this bill passed legislation!
originally posted by: sacgamer25
a reply to: 0bservant
In any other reality, Elon Musk would be an international icon. He is today's Einstein, today's Tesla, one of many great minds ready to change the world. But money does everything it can to suppress technology it cannot control.
How the $! does one entrepreneur change the entire world with electric vehicles and the MSM, the world says nothing? And not only are we not celebrating him, we are making it illegal to sell his cars.
Global Warming is man made and we are all going to fry. But Elon Musk you can't sell your clean electric vehicles here.
Apparently he didn't match the billion dollar political campaign funding numbers that big oil is using to suppress electric vehicles any and every way possible.