December 27, 2017 - Industry News
Four of 20 automakers reported that automatic emergency braking (AEB) is standard on more than half of their 2017 model-year vehicles, according to an update released jointly by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Tags: automatic braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, NHTSA, Tesla Motors, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
A new report from J.D. Power finds owners of the Tesla Model S and Model X have acknowledged numerous quality issues but show no signs of disloyalty.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Model S, Model X, Tesla Motors
October 30, 2015 - Industry News
In response to the state dealer association’s claims that Tesla Motors is in violation of state and federal advertising laws, the state DMV issued a warning to electric vehicle makers about adhering to such laws.
Tags: advertising, California New Car Dealers Association, Deceptive Advertising, DMV, Regulation Z, Tesla, Tesla Motors
September 24, 2015 - Industry News
The state DMV confirmed today that it is ‘looking into the matter,’ almost month after the state dealer association called on the agency to investigate whether the program violates the state’s ban on ‘bird-dogging.’
Tags: bird-dogging, Brian Maas, California New Car Dealers Association, DMV, Tesla, Tesla Motors
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
The California New Car Dealers Association has called on the California Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ referral program, which the trade groups said constitutes “bird-dogging.”
Tags: California New Car Dealers Association, CNCDA, compliance, Tesla, Tesla Motors
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
The website, called “Tesla Crash,” was launched by the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association in response to a bill that would allow the electric automaker to sell directly to consumers in the state.
Tags: Franchised Dealerships, legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Governor Rick Snyder signed into law yesterday tighter restrictions on selling vehicles directly to consumers. The new law now effectively bans Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in the state.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Franchised Dealerships, Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan, Tesla, Tesla Motors
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
This week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts upheld a lower court’s ruling that dealers did not have grounds to challenge Tesla Motors’ ability to sell vehicles in the state.
Tags: franchise, Lawsuit, Massachusetts, ruling, Tesla, Tesla Motors
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
New-vehicle sales in California improved for the 14th consecutive quarter in the opening quarter of 2014, with new-vehicle registration increasing 5.4% from a year ago, according to the state association.
Tags: Brian Maas, California New Car Dealers Association, Honda, Hybrid Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Toyota
April 15, 2014 - Industry News
A bill that would allow Tesla to sell directly to consumers won’t be voted on during Arizona’s current legislative session, which ends this week.
Tags: legislation, Tesla Motors
April 10, 2014 - Industry News
A bill signed by Washington governor Jay Inslee this month will allow Tesla to expand in the state.
Tags: legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors
April 8, 2014 - Industry News
Wisconsin Attorney Vince Megna filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors this week, claiming that the car it sold to his client was a lemon.
Tags: Lawsuit, lemon law, Tesla, Tesla Motors
March 25, 2014 - Industry News
Arizona lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would give Tesla the right to sell directly to consumers. The state is currently wooing the electric carmaker into building its battery production center in the state.
Tags: Arizona, legislation, Tesla, Tesla Motors
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
Top search engines released their top search terms for the year, with Google’s annual Zeitgeist being released today. And according to results, auto-related searches were among the most popular search terms in 2014.
Tags: Chevy Volt, Internet Shopper, Online Marketing, Tesla Motors, Volvo
October 8, 2013 - Industry News
General Motors plans to roll out its Shop-Click-Drive program to all of its dealers by the end of the year. The voluntary program allows dealership customers to complete the entire car-shopping process online.
Tags: General Motors, internet sales, OEM, Ryndee Carney, Stephanie Forshee, Tesla Motors
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