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Tesla Motors direct retail sales challenged in North Carolina

Tesla Motors direct retail sales challenged in North Carolina

Consumers in North Carolina have welcomed Tesla Motors with open arms, having purchased 80 cars and having reserved another 60, such a quantity that Tesla has opened a servicing center in the state. While consumers have been receptive, it has been a different story with state dealerships and the accompanying salespersons, both of which are side-stepped by Tesla's direct retails sales methods.

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Tesla Motors Model S push beyond North America detailed in brief

Tesla Motors Model S push beyond North America detailed in brief

As Tesla Motors first quarter ended, this week it was made clear that the electric car company's plans for spreading beyond North American sales by the end of the year. With a "meaningful demand" appearing for the financing plan adjustment pushed earlier this month, the company made it clear this week that the growth they've seen in the very recent past will be continuing outside the North American market soon. At the moment, every Tesla Model S electric vehicle sold has been delivered within North America - soon the company will spread to Europe and Asia with numbers a bit smaller than their USA delivery schedule through 2013.

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Tesla to sell millions in environment credits during 2013

Tesla to sell millions in environment credits during 2013

Word has it Tesla Motors will get to announce its first profit on Wednesday, May 8, a long-awaited reality for the company. According to the LA Times, the profit will happen due to the subsidization of the company through the sale of environmental credits it receives from California and to others auto makers. Estimates currently have it that credit sales during 2013 could bring in $250 million.

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Prominent car dealer supports Tesla sales in Texas

Prominent car dealer supports Tesla sales in Texas

While Tesla has several car dealerships located around the US, some states still aren't letting the company in (including Texas and Virginia) since they require that cars be sold through a middle man, and without the middle man, car dealers wouldn't make any money. However, a prominent car dealership in Houston is speaking up by saying that the ban on Tesla should be lifted in the state.

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