Lori Brown, executive director of the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters, stated that
They pushed for years to modify Connecticut's statute.
It's just astonishing that it took this long, given how hard Tesla, Lucid, and Rivian have worked.
She was referring to two additional electric vehicle manufacturers.
Anything that increases the number of electric vehicles on the road benefits the public."
Brown pointed out that lawmakers who own vehicle dealerships in their constituencies,
Regardless of political party, have traditionally opposed measures permitting direct-to-consumer sales.
The Connecticut Automotive Retail Association, which has long opposed such legislation,