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Read our current issue: Volume 18, Issue 2 - Winter 2013-14

Tesla Unplugged: Automobile Franchise Laws and the Threat to the Electric Vehicle Market
By Cynthia Barmore
Electric vehicles have captured the imagination of drivers seeking a high-tech answer to rising gas prices and environmental damage. As the electric-vehicle sector develops, however, manufacturers are confronting state laws that restrict sales from manufacturers to consumers and pose a significant barrier to market expansion. This Article provides the first broad discussion of how franchise laws differ, disaggregating the ...
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