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Tesla to make another attempt in Connecticut

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Tesla is pushing to enable its direct-to-consumer business model in Connecticut as the 2018 legislative session approaches.

The electric-vehicle manufacturer has tried, but failed, for the past three years to get its direct-sales business model legalized in the state.

The company has secured a pledge to get a bill introduced again this year.

Tesla has faced steep opposition from car dealerships in the past who have lobbied lawmakers. 

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