Earlier in the month of March this year, the state of New Jersey decided to ban the direct sales model that Tesla employed back then, which certainly did not go down well with the folks over at Tesla Motors. Well, it seems that New Jersey is not the only state where lawmakers voted to close Tesla’s stores, but it seems that Tesla is about to experience some deja vu all over again with word that Missouri is about to experience the same thing.
When Tesla Motors feels like its under attack, it is not afraid to speak out. After state lawmakers in New Jersey voted to close the electric vehicle company’s stores there, the company said it was an “affront to the very concept of a free market” and CEO Elon Musk compared the situation to mafia tactics. In Ohio, when the company learned about a fast-moving challenge, it quickly asked its fans and owners for help. That same move is now taking place in Missouri, where Tesla said a “sneak attack” is happening that will “thwart due process and hurt consumer freedom in Missouri.”