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    Report: Tesla wins in Massachusetts, tries for more in New Jersey
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    Another brick falls as Tesla fights to practice its direct-to-consumer business model. A Massachusetts high court has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to block the electric car company from selling vehicles the Tesla way in the state. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association, along with ...

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    Report: Tesla's gains on the dealership status quo are freaking people out
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    Tesla took two more steps towards being allowed to sell its vehicles as it chooses (that is, direct to customers) this week. Legislative efforts in New Jersey and New York both gave the California automaker legal permission (or near permission) to operate its stores. It's gotten so bad – or ...

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    Report: New Jersey votes to allow direct Tesla sales
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    It's not quite the law that Tesla Motors can sell its car directly to customers in New Jersey, but the state has taken one step closer to that reality. Yesterday, New Jersey's Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee voted 4-0 to approve bill A3216, which would "Permits certain zero emission vehicle ...

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    Official: BMW i3 with range extender won't get all the EV tax benefits in NJ
    State will discuss direct EV sales tomorrow 1401912000

    Everyone loves that new-car smell, but not everyone loves that new-car tax. And whoever in New Jersey thought the extended-range version of the BMW i3 plug-in would be exempt from said tax was sorely mistaken, Green Car Reports says. To paraphrase the Garden State's favorite son, Bruce ...

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    Official: FTC staff comes out in favor of Tesla, direct vehicle sales
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    On the subject of Tesla Motors and its efforts to legally sell its electric vehicles directly to consumers without franchised dealerships, the FTC has taken aim at Missouri and New Jersey. The Commission hasn't made any nationwide decision on the subject quite yet, but in a May 16 statement it ...

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    Report: Tesla Motors appeals sales ban in New Jersey
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    Resistance to the way Tesla Motors sells its cars - directly to the consumer, with no negotiating and no dealer middleman - comes mostly from dealership organizations around the country. It's also illegal in some states, thanks to laws ushered into place with help from dealers. The reaction to ...

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    Report: New Jersey will let Tesla continue selling EVs until April 15
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    Tesla sales in New Jersey were supposed to end today, following the state legislature vote a few weeks ago to pull Tesla's sales license there. At the eleventh hour, though, Gov. Chris Christie's administration has extended the deadline to April 15. The specifics of the situation are that the New ...

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    Official: Tesla news roundup: Supportive bill proposed in NJ; NHTSA ends investigation
    Plus, company gets a 'win' in Ohio and Marco Rubio speaks out 1396044000

    The ongoing dealer fight against Tesla Motors in a number of states continues to evolve, with two bits of news out of Ohio and New Jersey this week. There is good news and, well, good news. And then there's lots more news. In Ohio, the automaker won a compromise bill that won't exactly let Tesla ...

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    Exclusive: Nissan pokes fun at Tesla's New Jersey woes, then deletes Tweet
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    Ever have one of those moments when you release something out onto Twitter, only to think better of it a little while later and reach for that garbage can icon? If so, you are not alone. In fact, you're in the company of a certain Japanese automaker, who recently joined the ranks of those who've ...

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    Official: Elon Musk likens NJ vote to mafia tactics
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    When the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission decided on Tuesday to block Tesla Motors from selling cars from its stores in the Garden State, it may have inadvertently kicked a hornet's nest. Perhaps they thought no one was looking. Maybe they imagined no one would really care. If so, they were ...

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    Report: New Jersey votes against Tesla, stores may close April 1
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    Doesn't New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have enough people mad at him already? Apparently not, since more than a few folks who like Tesla Motors are ready to get riled up. The governor is already embattled via his office's alleged role in a scandal involving politically-motivated lane shut-downs ...

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    Report: Tesla says Chris Christie's move is 'affront to the very concept of a free market'
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    Tesla has a special history with the state of New Jersey, having delivered the 500th Roadster there in 2009. Fast forward to 2014, though, and the electric vehicle company is having a decidedly less-positive experience in the Garden State. In short, Tesla's ongoing dealer fight has turned sour, ...

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    Report: Lexus Eco Challenge rewards schools for clean water, briquette press projects
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    Teams from one New Jersey high school and one Michigan middle school reversed the old adage by thinking locally and acting globally. And that strategy won them the grand prizes in the most recent edition of the Lexus Eco Challenge. The future is indeed bright. The Toyota luxury-vehicle division ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-In MPG Challenge's first winner averages 356 MPGe
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    What did those "Helping Hands" end up doing, push the dang car for a month? Toyota in late May announced its first-ever Prius MPG Challenge pitting non-profits against each other for bragging rights over who could use the least amount of gas driving their Prius Plug-in. With the "wave one" ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius Plug-in fuel-economy challenge offers $20,000 in prizes
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    Sure, it's a PR play to raise awareness for the Toyota Prius Plug-in, but Toyota's first-ever Prius MPG Challenge is for a good cause. Fifteen of them, for starters. The Japanese automaker officially began the contest Wednesday in West Caldwell, New Jersey. The idea is to let representatives ...

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    Breaking: New Jersey considering electric vehicle tax
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    States and municipalities are getting creative as they look for ways to raise tax revenues from electric cars. More and more plug-in vehicles are on the roads each year, and as gasoline-engine vehicles become more fuel efficient, there's simply less fuel tax revenue coming in. New Jersey is ...

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    Official: Honda Fit EV comes to the East Coast
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    After about seven months of limited leasing of its Fit electric vehicles on the West Coast, Honda is taking the EV east. Later this month, the Japanese automaker will make the Honda Fit EV available in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. Honda is offering the vehicle ...

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    Report: EV drivers find plug-in refuge during gas station frenzy post-Sandy
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    Electric vehicle drivers in New York and New Jersey have been able to avoid some of the post-superstorm Sandy apocalypse – waiting in long lines just to find out the station is out of gasoline. Tom Moloughney, owner of the Nauna's Bella Casa restaurant in Montclair, NJ, and an all-electric ...

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    Official: Primus dedicates 'drop-in' fuel plant in New Jersey
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    Many alt-rock fans think fondly of Primus, the name of the Bay Area funk-metal group led by legendary bassist Les Claypool. Now, perhaps, alt-fuel fans can get a similarly positive vibe. Primus Green Energy is almost finished building a plant in New Jersey for its so-called "drop-in" gasoline ...

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    Official: Ford taps its first 67 dealers for Focus Electric sales
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    And then there were 67... Ford on Monday said it tapped its first 67 dealers to sell its Focus Electric, the automaker's first foray into mass-produced electric-drive vehicles. Such dealers have met requirements such as completing certain electric-vehicle training courses and installing at ...

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