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    Tesla is leading a new charge to allow direct sales in Texas with a pure free market approach

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    When Tesla is trying to push for new legislation to allow its direct sales model in a state that is banning it, the automaker generally tries to ask for an exemption for automakers selling electric vehicles or for automakers that never had third-party dealerships. It attracts less opposition – or justified opposition – from local car dealers.

    But that approach didn’t work in Texas so the company is trying a different one. Tesla is now supporting a new legislation in the state to allow all automakers to sell directly, which franchise dealers are already calling the end of the their world. more…

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    Even if it doesn't pass, it should give other states' dealerships pause. Maybe an exemption isn't such a bad deal...

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