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CNCDA Seeks to Investigate Tesla Ads, San Francisco Chronicle Reports

September 17, 2013

The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) is seeking a state investigation with the California Dept. of Motor Vehicles into Tesla advertisements, according to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle. Tesla, the association claims, makes "unsubstantiated and illegal savings claims."

The CNCDA told the news outlet in an e-mail that Tesla told customers they "can take advantage of multiple incentives, gas savings and tax savings resulting in low monthly vehicle payments, when it is unlikely that customers will actually realize such savings."

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  1. 1. Bubba B [ September 17, 2013 @ 03:21PM ]

    Hmm - could the CNCDA be doing this becuase Tesla presents competition and does not use franchised dealers? Dealers and associations will continue to attack Tesla in every possible way - that's my prediction.


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