Tesla Lobbies For Texas Electric Car Sales Law

Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has a message for Texas lawmakers: if it can't sell its cars direct, it will not be able to sell cars in the state. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told lawmakers Tuesday that the firm needs to be able to sell its cars direct, lobbying for a bill that would allow manufacturers and distributors of electric- or battery-powered cars to sell direct; currently, Texas law requires vehicles to be sold through franchised auto dealers.