Rick Haglund: Tesla settlement means more changes for Michigan’s auto industry

The settlement of a long-running lawsuit between Tesla and the state of Michigan this week cleverly allows the California-based automaker to sell vehicles directly to consumers, sidestepping the state’s dealer franchise laws. But that doesn’t mean auto dealers, whose business model has been protected by state law since cars and trucks started rolling off assembly … Continue reading Rick Haglund: Tesla settlement means more changes for Michigan’s auto industry