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Tesla Crash: Connecticut’s car dealer lobby launches trashy attack on Tesla’s direct model


This has to be one of the most insanely biased,  anti-Tesla campaign I’ve ever seen.  The Connecticut Car Dealers are loading up the blood-stained non-Telsa logo above and ‘BS not a blog by indies’ blog aimed at convincing consumers and maybe lawmakers  that direct relationships with manufacturers isn’t only scary, it is down right dangerous.

Jalopnik takes issue with use of one of their articles to ‘prove’ the point

And, worst of all, they’re using one of our articles to try and convince people of the horror of buying a car from something other than an independent dealer franchise. The use of our article — and a number of others on the site — suggests that buying from a Tesla-owned car retailer will cause you to smash up your fancy new electro-car. Because without the calming, guiding influence of a car salesman, you’ll go batshit and the death-car will control your mind and make you destroy everything you love.

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  1. Dss33 (@Dss33) - 8 years ago

    How do these people sleep at night? Not only is this effort disingenuous (at best) but it’s just a generally shitty website. I can’t wait until these morons fail spectacularly.


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