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Discussing the controversy over Tesla's direct sales model in Arizona, and other states, with Arizona State Representative Warren Peterson (R), and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
New York State lawmakers are joining forces with Tesla to push back on a proposed ban to prohibit the direct auto sales model of Tesla in the state, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
James Chen, Tesla Motors VP of regulatory affairs and associate general counsel, discuss the proposed ban of direct sales of Tesla cars in the state of New York and the educational component to Tesla's technology.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down what challenges Tesla faces in certain U.S. states.
Ernie Boch, Boch Automotive Enterprises president, discusses how forcing Tesla into other dealer's showrooms would cheapen the experience.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Tesla’s Gigafactory will turn an innovative carmaker into another kind of company: a metals market supply-chain manager of lithium and cobalt.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports there is a meeting taking place in Albany, NY regarding the direct sale of Tesla cars in New York.
Former Chrysler chief Robert Nardelli says direct sales from a company like Tesla can and should work for car dealers.
The dealer network is very strong, very tenured, and they have tremendous state support, says Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder, sharing his thoughts on Tesla's efforts to sell directly to customers.
Citing a report from Goldman Sachs, CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down just how disruptive experts think Tesla can become.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on Tesla's valuations by Goldman Sachs.
New York car dealers want the state to ban Tesla's direct sales model, after three other states have stymied the electric car maker.
Discussing New Jersey's decision to ban Tesla's direct sales model in the state, with Doug Wells, Mercedes-Benz of Brooklyn owner.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says he sees "bad signs" in the steady stream of IPOs of stocks looking to join already "frothy" sectors.
March 14- Tesla Motors Inc escalated its war of words with New Jersey on Friday, lambasting a regulatory change approved by the state earlier this week that bars the "green car" company from selling vehicles directly to the public.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the New Jersey state government's ban on Tesla sales is a backroom deal to protect a monopoly.
March 14- Tesla Motors Inc is studying "judicial remedies" to fight a New Jersey ruling approved this week that bars the electric car maker from selling cars directly to the public in the state.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote a letter to the residents of New Jersey saying the state's regulation is fundamentally contrary to the intent of the law. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.