FTC to Host Public Workshop Examining the U.S. Auto Distribution System Workshop Will Explore Competition, State Regulations, and Emerging Trends in the Industry, Project No. P131202
Tesla should be able to sell and service their product without going through a dealership just as Apple is allowed to sell their products in their stores. At this time dealers selling internal combustion engine cars (ICE) do not have the incentive to sell all electric vehicles since this is a conflict of interest in selling the ICE vehicles. Also this is supposed to be a free country.