Why Tesla's Dealership Battle Is Getting Easier In Ohio And New JerseyZac Estrada3/26/14 5:30pmFiled to: TeslaNew JerseyOhio231EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkTesla's relationship in Ohio and New Jersey, among other states, has been a little rocky thanks to its unconventional sales model. While Ohio is still pushing for a direct sales ban, a new bill in New Jersey could let Tesla back in. In Ohio, Tesla's been given the OK to open a third showroom in addition to the two they already have, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, by a state's senate finance committee. That was an amendment to a bill the same committee is pushing through that would stop companies from selling their cars directly to consumers. ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.