Tesla is stepping up efforts to establish retail locations on tribal grounds where it may conduct direct business with customers.
avoiding rules that prohibit vehicle manufacturers from concurrently being sellers in jurisdictions that favour the dealership business model.
The federally recognised Mohegan Tribe owns the Connecticut casino and entertainment complex Mohegan Sun.
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revealed this week that a showroom will be opened by the California-based electric vehicle manufacturer.
with a sales and delivery facility on its sovereign land where state law does not apply starting this autumn.
The information follows the announcement of a second new Tesla showroom in June, scheduled to debut in 2025.
in upstate New York, on territory owned by the Oneida Indian Nation.
Director of the Connecticut League Lori Brown stated, "I think it was a decision that made perfect sense.