Ohio lawmakers nix bill to prohibit Tesla owned dealerships
An Ohio house committee declined to take up a one-paragraph amendment today pushed by the Ohio Auto Dealers Association that would have blocked an innovative U.S. carmaker's business model. That means the fight between Tesla Motors and Ohio auto dealers will carry into next year. At issue is whether to prohibit an auto manufacturer from owning an auto dealership, the method Tesla desires. Dealers wanted to stick the amendment in a non-controversial bill that would require drivers to move...