Blog: Graeme RobertsUS auto dealers v Tesla - round two [ding!]

Graeme Roberts | 26 October 2012

Having started with an electrified roadster using a Lotus body, Tesla has moved on to luxury four-door sedans but its direct sales model has upset established US car dealers

Having started with an electrified roadster using a Lotus body, Tesla has moved on to luxury four-door sedans but its direct sales model has upset established US car dealers

From US colleague John Voelcker comes this clip about the war being waged between Tesla and established auto dealers over the luxury EV maker's sales and distribution model.

From a UK perspective, all I can add is this: remember Tesco Cars....?

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1080001_auto-dealers-fight-against-tesla-stores-elon-musk-weighs-in


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