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Bridgeport BMW dealer decries state’s ‘Tesla Bill’

Tim Kraemer, executive vice president and general manager at BMW of Bridgeport, said the bill's passage would “hurt not only the auto industry, it will hurt the Connecticut consumer.”

CT Supreme Court to hear Tesla appeal over Greenwich showroom

At issue is whether the operation at 340 Greenwich Ave., which was closed in March, was simply a “gallery” or a sales office, as other car dealers have alleged.

Electric vehicle market growing, but fed attitude complicates picture

The Trump administration’s efforts to roll back auto emissions standards is a "screw you" to Connecticut and other states, according to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee.

Tesla’s ‘gallery’ in Greenwich collides with DMV

At issue is whether the car manufacturer is directly selling its wares to consumers, which is prevented by state law.

Conn. car dealers renewing battle against ‘Tesla Bill’

As written, HB 7097 would “allow the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to issue a new or used car dealer’s license to an electric vehicle manufacturer,” not just Tesla.

Tesla bill stuck in neutral – for now

The so-called “Tesla bill" would allow the sale of electric vehicles directly to consumers without having to go through franchise dealerships.

Tesla meets resistance with push into Connecticut

Electric vehicle company Tesla is inching closer to expanding its national footprint of showrooms and dealerships into Connecticut.