Tag Archives: Tesla

Tesla Model S at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

Tesla wins stay on appeals court case

Tesla wins stay on appeals court case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tesla got a temporary victory in its legal fight with the Missouri Automobile Dealers Association when the Kansas City Appeals Court granted a stay in their case, allowing their stores to remain in business – for now. The Missouri Times reported Tuesday that Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green ruled

Tesla Model S at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

Tesla license expires, awaits court decision on stay to re-open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New Year’s Eve marked a tough night in the Show Me State for the nation’s pre-eminent electric car company. Tesla’s license to sell cars in the state of Missouri expired Saturday, but the company hopes a court ruling expected Wednesday keeps its three Missouri venues open. Cole County Circuit Court Judge

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TWMP discusses transportation, Right to Work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just before the snow buried much of the state and cancelled official legislative actions for Monday, a few Missouri lawmakers came on This Week In Missouri Politics to discuss the state’s roads and the cars driving on them. Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, spoke at length about his position on Tesla,


Automobile Dealers sue Revenue for violating equal protection rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Reuther Ford, Osage Industries and the Missouri Automobile Dealers filed a petition late this afternoon against the Missouri Department of Revenue and its Director Nia Ray asking the court to declare that Missouri law does not permit the department to issue a new motor vehicle dealers license to car manufacturers and


Kehoe applauds Michigan franchise law passage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Last week, HB 5606, a bill strengthening Michigan’s automotive franchise law was approved by 38 – 0 in the Michigan State Senate and, 106 – 1 in the Michigan House of Representatives before it was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder, who was an outspoken proponent of the measure. The bill is

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Q&A with Senator Mike Kehoe on Auto Dealers

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with Missouri lawmakers, The Missouri Times recently sat down with Sen. Mike Kehoe of Jefferson City, who championed the transportation sales tax on the Aug. 5 ballot and who crafted the controversial franchise amendment near the end of the legislative session. The Missouri Times: Let’s jump right into the Tesla

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DOR permit for Tesla incites legislative response

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — HB1124 started as a seemingly simple bill with the intention to change laws that pertain to size and weight of ATVs, recreational off-highway vehicles, and utility vehicles. The Senate Substitute for the bill that left the House has many additions, including the requirement of franchise-based sale requirements for vehicles, prohibiting direct