The new-car dealership lobby and auto makers team up against Tesla

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    So what do you get when you make not only the safest car ever built but also the top rated car as rated by Consumer Report, Motor Trend (unanimously), car of the year all over the world and an innovated way to sell directly to the consumer ??

    In American you get banned in 3 states and counting plus the New-Car dealership, GM, Toyota and Volkswagen, Ford, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz and others. teaming up to try to run out of business :facepalm:

    and guess which side our elected whores are on?


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    Chevrolet Volt car of the year 2012

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    A modern day Tucker.
     
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    wow!

    thats sucks

    fuck lets hope not...

    i really want to buy one in the next year or two..
     
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    Sumbitch, ya beat me to it! :cuss::cuss: The whole time reading that all I could think of was the Tucker Torpedo.
     
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    Corruption in this country has no bounds.

    That fat fuck Christie banned Tesla in NJ. :facepalm:
     
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    yea all did ....

    I remember a while back when a Model S caught on fire causing a media feeding frenzy...

    only they most of them left out the part where the Model S hit a large metal object that would have stopped any car
    the car then sent a warning to the driver and it was only after that the the car slowly caught fire..

    [video=youtube;q0kjI08n4fg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0kjI08n4fg[/video]
     
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    http://www.cnbc.com/id/101416608


    The fire in Canada is the fifth blaze involving a Model S in the last five months. Two of the fires occurred after owners of the cars drove over debris in the road, which punctured the battery compartment of the electric car.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently investigating the safety of the Model S battery system. There is no indication when that investigation may be completed. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said he believes the NHTSA probe will end without a recall of the Model S.

    In a statement responding the most recent fire, the NHTSA said it is aware of the incident, but "since the incident occurred outside the territorial boundaries of the United States the agency will be in contact with the manufacturer and others to gather the facts and take whatever action is warranted by the circumstances."



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    :ninja:


    fuck :fil:
     
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    http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/10/tesla-model-s-fire/
     
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    I think it's hilarious (and ponderous) that the states fucking with Tesla sales want the production facility. Fuck you!
     
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    not having a middle man making money is Un-American
     
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    I bet he would change his mind if the Model S came with a free foot long Spicy Italian sandwich


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    dealerships remind me of realtors. no value added, just a hand in the wallet.
     
  17. Lemmy

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    But you have the option of not using a realtor if you like.
     
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    Funny how labor unions work... This may be a politician acting on the surface, but they're just pandering to the labor unions. To those guys, competition takes food directly out of the mouths of their children. I am all for tesla operating under the same rules, but since when is it mandatory to have a middle man? That, to me, is a clean business model.
     
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    I bet that Block Buster is kicking themselves for not bribing a few politicians into making it illegal to buy movies online
     
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    Look up Chevy Volt pace car at Nascar on fire, this is great PR. Spazz laughed harder than I did.

    Edit: Sorry, on Youtube.