Elon Musk takes advantage of New Mexico law loopholes to set up Tesla Center on tribal land

Elon Musk has banned direct sales in New Mexico as Tesla has set up a center in an abandoned casino on tribal land where cars can be purchased without going through a third-party dealer.

New Mexico law prohibits automakers from selling directly to customers without going through a third-party dealer

Laws have prevented automaker Tesla from doing public affairs in the state for years

To circumvent the law, they partnered with the indigenous peoples of Nambepu Ebro to open a facility.

The building is now an old casino on a tribal land just north of Santefe.

By Stephen M. Lepore of Mailonline

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took advantage of loopholes to avoid complying with New Mexico law and set up a sales and service center in one of the tribal nations in the state.New Mexico law prohibits automakers from selling directly to customers without going through a third-party dealer.Regulations that exist in several other US states aim to protect dealers from their automakers opening company-owned stores next to third-party dealers.However, electric car makers like Tesla have no history of doing business with third-party franchises.The law has prohibited electric vehicle manufacturers from doing public affairs in the state for years.According to Electrek, in 2019 Tesla tried to push a new law in the state with the help of some lucrative lawmakers, but the local car dealership association used political influence to close the law. .. “This place not only creates permanent jobs, but is also part of […]

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