September 20th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Michigan politicians are trying to block new electric vehicle manufacturers from doing business in the state. Although carefully worded to include any type of auto manufacturing company, the Michigan "Motor Vehicle Franchise Act" was created specifically to block Tesla from doing business there
May 14th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Several states would like Tesla to make them their new home. Tesla has a golden opportunity to drive a stake through the heart of franchise dealer laws. Now you be a good time to take advantage of it.
January 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
A new legal settlement ruled in favor of Tesla in Michigan. Tesla can now sell and service its vehicles in the state of Michigan, according to an anonymous source close to the matter. This agreement will enable Tesla buyers to pick up any new Tesla vehicles they buy within Michigan instead of having to leave the state to do so. But the deal is a bit complicated
August 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has won a round in its legal battle with the state of Michigan, but there is still a long way to go in its fight against that state's franchise dealer law.
September 23rd, 2016 | by James Ayre
Things are heating up in the Tesla vs. car dealership associations fight, heating up quite a bit. The pioneering electric vehicle company very [&hellip
May 14th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Following many years of conflict, it appears that Tesla is now considering suing the state of Michigan for the right [&hellip
November 3rd, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Originally published on Gas2. Earlier this year, Tesla Motors bought Riviera Tool, a company in western Michigan that produced tooling and [&hellip