A White House Petition to allow Tesla to sell cars direct is underway. There are still about 13,000 votes needed to reach the critical 100,000 votes.
Car dealers are trying to prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars direct in some states. A White House petition has been launched to prevent States from blocking Tesla direct sales model. There are already over 86,000 signatures. To succeed the petition needs 100,000 signatures by Friday, July 5th.
The petition is aimed to allow Tesla Motors to sell directly to consumers in all 50 states.
The description reads: "States should not be allowed to prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to customers. The state legislators are trying to unfairly protect automobile dealers in their states from competition. Tesla is providing competition, which is good for consumers."