Tesla Motors has won another battle in a state-by-state war between the automaker and car-dealer associations after a court granted it right to sell from its company owned-stores in Massachusetts. With the decision, Massachusetts joins Minnesota, North Carolina, and New York in the 'pro-Tesla' camp.
General Motors' 'switchgate' scandal has slipped out of the headlines recently, but it continues to unfold. Ken Feinberg, an attorney appointed to review claims for the automaker, has now linked 19 deaths to the flawed ignition switches -- up from the 13 that GM admitted for months -- and that number could creep higher.
Telsa Motors appears to have chosen Nevada as the site of its massive battery gigafactory. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the company planned to prepare more than one site, to ensure that its so-called gigafactory would stay on schedule to start production of lithium-ion cells and battery packs in late 2017.