Letter to the Editor

Heads in the sand

AtascaderoMarch 25, 2014 

The recent article about how the National Automobile Dealers Association is trying to keep Tesla from selling cars directly to the public was very eye-opening.

Maybe the NADA should consult the U.S. Postal Service about how it stopped the Internet from offering email or online bill-paying in order to keep those stamp sales up, or check with large retail chains to see how they stopped Amazon from selling anything beyond books. Talk about a head-in-the-sand attitude!

Ordinary vehicles are sold using a century-old sales model. Tesla is not an ordinary vehicle. Why should its superior vehicles be subjected to that same model?

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