Tag Archives: Tesla

Tesla crashes the dealers’ party; Uber and Lyft are flagged down

The General Assembly was able to settle industry feuds involving the automaker Tesla and the ride-share services Uber and Lyft . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , auto dealerships , Ben Harbin , Don Parsons , Rich Golick , ride-share services , taxi companies , Tesla

Tesla dealership bill gets Senate passage

The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that will allow California-based Tesla to sell its electric vehicles through its own dealerships in Georgia . . .

Tags: auto dealerships , GADA , Tesla

GM presents a roadblock to Tesla dealership bill

The bill that would allow automaker Tesla to open its own dealerships in Georgia runs into late-developing opposition from General Motors . . .

Tags: auto dealerships , GADA , General Motors , Tesla

Eight words that helped pass Tesla’s bill

The House adopted a bill Friday that would allow Tesla to sell more of its electric vehicles directly to Georgia consumers . . .

Tags: auto dealerships , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , Tesla

Compromise reached to allow Tesla electric vehicle sales

House Motor Vehicles Committee reports out a compromise bill that would allow Tesla to sell its electric vehicles in Georgia . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , Tesla , Tom Rice

Lawmakers will have to sort out conflicting EV measures

Georgia legislators are getting conflicting and contradictory messages about the future of electric vehicles . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Chuck Martin , Don Parsons , electric vehicles , GADA , tax credits , Tesla , vehicle charging stations

Battle between car dealers, Tesla cranks up again

The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association asks the state revenue department to revoke Tesla’s license to sell electric vehicles here . . .

Tags: Doug MacGinnitie , electric vehicles , Elon Musk , Frank Strickland , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , revenue department , Tesla

Alternative transportation bills largely stalled

Several bills were introduced during the legislative session that would have affected the sales and hiring of motor vehicles in Georgia, but they ultimately did not pass . . .

Tags: auto dealers , Butch Miller , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Lyft , taxi cabs , Tesla , transportation referral services , Uber