Three FTC staff say, again, that laws restricting Tesla or other automakers from selling vehicles direct to customers is a bad idea. An 'anomaly,' in fact.
It looks like Elon Musk has a new group of allies over at the Federal Trade Commission. Writing on the FTC blog, three high-level FTC officials came out against the "protectionist" network of laws in the US that govern automotive dealers and prevent, in some cases, Tesla Motors from selling its cars directly to customers. They called the rules, "bad policy for a number of reasons."