Missouri joins a couple of other states, including New Jersey, in trying to restrict retail sales of Tesla’s popular, market-disrupting electric vehicles. “This is worse than a mere case of dealers trying to protect an existing monopoly,” Tesla responded. “This is a case of dealers trying to create a monopoly.” In New Jersey, the law that was used to ban the upstart automaker was originally enacted in the 1950s or 60s, when auto dealers needed protection against predatory manufacturers. Now, the dealers are the ones who are behaving like predators. (h/t to Inside Climate News)
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