In April the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission revoked Tesla's dealership licence in the state. Currently there are two pieces of legislation due for a vote in the fall that could allow Tesla to operate. But the automaker claims that the state regulators didn't have the authority to shut down direct sales.
In a shocking bit of news there is another New Jersey dealership group being investigated by Division of Consumer Affairs for deceptive advertising and sales practices, including selling rental cars as new vehicles. It's no wonder why the dealer lobby didn't want Tesla in the state.
According to Automotive News, Flemington Buick-Chevrolet-GMC in Flemington, N.J is to pay 3 million dollars in punitive damages for failing to disclose that a rear tire was going bald when a customer had a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer in for service.
Remember how excited you all were for the New Jersey Grand Prix. Sorry, suckers, it ain't happening next year. The next earliest opportunity will be in 2014.
The LMTV is a highly capable truck designed to move anything anywhere for the military. They're also popular rescue vehicles because of their ability to drive in high water. But, as the NJ National Guard discovered during the Hurricane Irene aftermath, and as shown in this video, there are limits.