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North Carolina Wants to Ban Tesla... And Only Tesla

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"From the state that brought you the nation's first ban on climate science comes another legislative gem: a bill that would prohibit automakers from selling their cars in the state. The proposal, which the Raleigh News & Observer reports was unanimously approved by the state's Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday, would apply to all car manufacturers, but the intended target is clear."* North Carolina lawmakers want to effectively ban Tesla, the electric car company, because of "unfair" competition. Of course, the bill is being pushed by the state automobile dealer's association and the bill's sponsor took the maximum amount of campaign contributions from that group. Lovely. John Iadarola (Host, TYT University) breaks it down. *Read more from Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/05/13/north_carolina_tesla_ban_bill_would_prevent_unfair_competition_with_car.html Support The Young Turks by Subscribing http://www.youtube.com/user/theyoungturks Like Us on Facebook: Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturks Support TYT for FREE by doing your Amazon shopping through this link (bookmark it!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=theyoungturks-20 Buy TYT Merch: http://theyoungturks.spreadshirt.com/ Support The Young Turks by becoming a member of TYT Nation at http://www.tytnetwork.com/member-options/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. In exchange, we provided members only bonuses! We tape a special Post Game show Mon-Thurs and you get access to the entire live show at your convenience in video, audio and podcast formats.
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Текстовые комментарии (1611)
Harry Conover (9 дней назад)
North Carolina Babis Tesla because of the lack of need of dealers is a great example of old boy politics at its worst
Nate Neu (27 дней назад)
Its not a car. Its an iPhone with wheels.
dylan christiansen (27 дней назад)
bring em to canada then if you guys dont want them
Leif Johnson (1 месяц назад)
The auto dealership system was set up by virulent anti-Semite Henry Ford so that he could unload his cars ASAP on the dealers and therefore not have to carry the inventory of those cars on FMC's books. Ford and the other big Detroit automakers are doomed and they know it.....the Tesla tsunami will crush them....they are just trying to buy as much time as possible....their tactics for the next 5 years will be to delay the EV paradigm shift as much as possible.
Gundam Serpent (5 месяцев назад)
I know this is old but is there any update on this?
Love (6 месяцев назад)
They only love the free market when it keeps businesses, corporations+ people already rich&⬆ rich&⬆ while s*rewing 99.9% of 🇺🇸 population. That is because conservatives, republicans& liberterians truly believe only they not you know what to do with your money. We really have to vote the old politicians+ conservatives, republicans& liberterians our of all government office because they make laws to block/ halt progress; their truly believe through the laws they put on the books that you idiots keep voting for that if I just halt/ prevent progress/ change them progress/ change will never come; Please people in the 🇺🇸 start voting as though you are way smarter than that‼
Pierce Nostrand- Class of 2024 (8 месяцев назад)
Really... The charging of Teslas cause more dispersed pollution than having almost all gas-powered cars would
Steve Fortuna (11 месяцев назад)
We need to create a national law that supercedes any state law which makes legislators PERSONALLY and PROFESSIONLLY LIABLE if they sponsor and co-sponsor any legislation that is deemed unconstitutional by the State or Federal Supreme Courts. If you sponsor an unconstitutional law, you can never hold elected office again, you lose your license to practice law for at least 5 years and you are subject to tort legislation by everyone effected by your law. That would stop this shit.
Jim Lianos (11 месяцев назад)
Lobbys Gas car dealers !!!it is very stupid action at 2018!! will be more stupid.... car dealers like this will going to end!!
Patrick Carroll (1 год назад)
Coal fired cars without emission controls are the future. MAGA
faircompetition1 (1 год назад)
The goal is to force them to pay a licenced 3rd party dealer to sell for them . It is the dealer network trying to maintain their monopoly . It does not matter what car you buy right now it must be bought through the dealer association . This is a monopoly and a cost you did not know existed .
Kingston Rock (1 год назад)
When I hear things like this, it just strengthens my decision to never by a car from a dealership again. I have committed to buying my next car from Tesla.
Justin Bailey (1 год назад)
probably has a lot to do with Tesla being government subsidized to. I think we should all get Tesla's for free, since we're paying for them regardless if we own them.
akuapiatas (1 год назад)
abu-ducky
Santiago Luquez (1 год назад)
Aren't those people embarrassed trying to monopolize parts of the system. We don't want you, we don't need you, get a real job and stop stealing from us.
bear claw (1 год назад)
The CEO's at Tesla should be wary of the fate that befell John Delorean when he tried to compete with the big three. Learn from the past and watch your butts. Guaranteed their out there plotting against you along with their cohorts in the petroleum industry and will literally take full advantage of their government connections to drive Tesla into bankruptcy.
Cameron Duval (1 год назад)
North Carolina better NOT ban Tesla. Oh I don't think so!! I'll drive to Georgia, Buy it there, and bring it back to NC then.
fireofenergy (1 год назад)
How could over one hundred people thumb down this video? Is it because they are all car dealers??? No other reason to go against new tech and free enterprise!
cormac sheehan (1 год назад)
This makes me sick! This actually makes me sick. Some stupid elected official makes money behind closed doors to prevent a company from changing the world
Will Barclay (1 год назад)
"in a striking display of the free market" goes on to complain about a competition restricting government regulation... Government control is basically the antithesis of the free market. Are TYT viewers really dumber than rocks?
Stardust Dream Factory (1 год назад)
What a shit channel - thumbs down.
ophello (1 год назад)
Retarded lawmakers stuck in the past.
David Macdonald (1 год назад)
We can't allow them to stifle in ovation because of greed .
Justin Tremblay (1 год назад)
the only real reason why they do this is because oil companie hate tesla
seansurfn2 (1 год назад)
the young turds
liquidbraino (1 год назад)
We need to carpet bomb North Carolina.
tha vvolf (1 год назад)
Surprise no state has yet tried to ban the internet sale of teslas
tha vvolf (1 год назад)
Though this may be since if you order one on the internet it's from CA.
sundance2005 (1 год назад)
Did these laws pass? I see you have 99 car dealers looking at this..you have 99 thumbs down.
Thomas M (1 год назад)
Utah as well
Plant Planet Earth (1 год назад)
I can't wait for my Tesla! I am going to get one! It is just a matter of time. It is voted the best car ever!
Dragon Steel (1 год назад)
They are worried about fuel taxes ultimately.
Wayne Takata (1 год назад)
What are the dealerships REALLY afraid of? It's not the manner that the product is sold, it's the product itself. They are intimidated by the TESLA brand. Maybe Musk turned down the dealerships' offer to sell his car (3rd party market). But, if a resident of your state really wants a TESLA, they will go to a neighbor state and buy one. Then, the revenues are realized somewhere else. Now, what have you accomplished. You took away maybe millions in revenues, and taxes on those sales. REAL SMART! Put your pride aside, and accept reality. Dealerships of ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles might be afraid that Musk's vision will come true, to take over the industry, in the US and worldwide. But, this is the 21st century. Accept your fate.
Fortnite Mania (1 год назад)
End off fuel cAr 🚗.hAhahaha
tha vvolf (1 год назад)
Waiting for the first state to ban tesla from doing internet sales...
james loehr (1 год назад)
Missouri banned tesla sales too. They can't sell them in Missouri anymore. not even online
Dean O'Brien (1 год назад)
crazy
Ken Brownfield (1 год назад)
Apodaca is a corrupt politician imo.
Gregory Moody (1 год назад)
OMFG! John almost looked like Cenk in that opening shot, Creepy.
Ron Paul (1 год назад)
this is not the free market dumbass, this is crony capitalism.
Rebecca Benway (1 год назад)
John is way hotter with a beard. And yes, I know he's gay. He's still cuter with a beard.
Michael Echeverria (1 год назад)
Texas banned Tesla, so be damned.
Kris B (1 год назад)
You say you cannot do things against companies. Well.. I pretty sure alcohol and tobacco are taxed more to keep folks form buying it.... Just saying. It seems that idea only works on what you want it to work on. Also I am glad the state did not ban Tesla....
Anti Petrolhead (1 год назад)
Did they ever fire Tom Opladaka or whateva fucked up name he has for corrupt politics?
SAINT 65 (1 год назад)
"Free Market"!!! Unless it affects MY bottom line!!! #RepugnantRepublicans
Jayden Banks (1 год назад)
What they not telling you It'll put a lot of people out of a job. Thus dramatically put the unemployment rate a lot high in those states that profit on it .Gas station make money like that in the south. If more cars become electrical that is . Thus more government reliance the end is coming .
Lee Elliott (1 год назад)
I've heard from several sources that the dealerships make very little money on the sale of your average new car. The money is in aftermarket sales, repairs and service. So regardless of whether a car is sold through a dealership or on line or through a manufacturer owned store, it is still going to need all those money making services. Conservatives hate it when things change, and the way we buy and use cars is definitely changing.
mike force (1 год назад)
The great state of NC is free to make it's laws as it sees fit. If that's what people want, that's how it should be. Don't like it? Don't go to NC. I think TX has the same law for the same reason. That's how freedom is supposed to work. You anti-American dimwits think "freedom" is the federal govt FORCING you to do things. No thanks. I'm more concerned that tesla has received federal $$$....money stolen from me, and given to a rich guy to develop a product I don't want. That is called "tyranny". I am against almost all welfare, public and corporate.
mike force (1 год назад)
you are welcome, dumbakk. the federal gov-co has NO right to take my money and give it to someone else to make a "cool car". The state of NC has EVERY right to make laws that regulate biz in it's own borders. If I don't like the law, and I don't particularly, I can call my reps and gov and tell them to change it. I have VASTLY more power to chg things at a state level than a national one. And so, I've now had to explain FACTS to you two times, you dumb sob. You can now give a sincere thank you and shut your ignorant pie hole, joff.
Sailor Barsoom (1 год назад)
So it's tyranny when the federal government tells you you must do this or you can't do that, but it's freedom when a state government tells you you must do this or you can't do that. Thanks for explaining that.
Statese Tice (1 год назад)
I am buying a Tesla car to drive myself to a North Carolina, because I am transgender and I need to have a car to drive from one women's bathroom to another.
Mario Carb (2 года назад)
Lets hear from the people what do they want
Carnutzjoe (2 года назад)
They may not admit it, but all of the manufacturers would love for this bill to be challenged and found unconstitutional. Then they could sell cars direct and have higher margins. Porsche tried to bypass dealers in the 80's and failed. I think Tesla will simply ignore NC and buyers will buy out of state. Tesla has bigger challenges to overcome than NC.
peanutaxis (2 года назад)
I think that we should allow them to back themselves into the dark ages. Their people will eventually revolt and reverse it.
jkraze3 (2 года назад)
How is that free market in action?
uski59 (2 года назад)
This is clearly Unconstitutional ..&...Tesla is Made in America,......not a foreign car. If I could afford a Tesla Id surely have a Model S & thumb my nose at Big Oil.....
Alex Walker (2 года назад)
I guess greed out ways our planets future thanks N.C. fot trying to slow the progress of Tesla all because the franchise dealers want to get their slimy hands in the sale of his cars.
Marcos Orduno (2 года назад)
tesla 2017
Art Mchugh (2 года назад)
is it just me? or are his ears outlined in black? Very strange 😄
DJ Williams (2 года назад)
You look so young
Kevin Lu WX (2 года назад)
How is it unfair competition? Lol, those car companies don't innovate, all they want is money. It is their own problem that Tesla cars are better.
monckey wrench (2 года назад)
I agree with you Hadef Shajir,, They want to Ban Tesla because they wont get Money from them. Tesla doesnt want to give the authorization for car dealers to sell their cars coz Tesla Cars are special Cars,,needs extreme understandings of it,, and Tesla doesnt want their car Prices to SkyRocket in the market, they want it for people to be Affordable in any forms of Life. And another thing,,Arent they realizing the benefit of it (Tesla Cars) to our environment?Cleaner air for our Future Children?
antonio volpe (2 года назад)
States i will never visit with my P100D Texas, N Carolina, Michigan, New Jersey, and all other similar states
D Fisher (2 года назад)
Piss off a Liberal. Drive a Hellcat 😆
eternitynaut (2 года назад)
You're pissing off future generations and anyone that's not anti science like you or liberals.
GTR (2 года назад)
Create more jobs dude!
Riddler (2 года назад)
North carolina GIGANTIC *!"&*!&"£^"!
The Majastic Creature (2 года назад)
in our cuntry there's only direct dealers bmw, ford, audi...
Fiontan Selby (2 года назад)
Governments around the world are not worried about competition from Tesla Motors, they are worried about losing gas stations, which lose jobs and money that is put into the government.
badlandskid (2 года назад)
realrunner2000 Except you don't need a charge station like you need a gas station. Your house can be a charge station. In capitalism, any entity that becomes too big to adapt is in danger of becoming obsolete.
realrunner2000 (2 года назад)
they can just have "Charge Stations" because it takes minutes to charge and people can come in and get a drink or food. plus, they have them currently at restaurants, so the money is shifted
Anindya Ghosh (2 года назад)
Facing the same fate as Nicola Tesla... 😪 😪 😪
Christian Rosario (2 года назад)
bias detected
James Fargo (2 года назад)
Third party dealerships are used by the manufacturers to distance themselves from customers. Dealers also use it to their advantage by saying "we are not the manufacturer" It drives customers nuts but puts layers of prtection on for the dealers and the manufacturers.
Nanette Sage (2 года назад)
Since when does NC even follow the Federal Laws? So far, the Federal Government has given them their way by not taking action. As far as I am concerned, they are moving towards their eventual goal to secede from the US if the Federal Government keeps letting them do what they feel like. No matter how illegal it is.
Harry Schultze (2 года назад)
I don't know if it backfired there but it sure worked in Texas and Michigan Tesla is banned in those States.
realrunner2000 (2 года назад)
+Harry Schultze yes, one allows the users to buy them, the other does not and that means no charging stations and hurts them more. the other options causes more wait but they still can build charge stations. one is squeezing your throat and the other is lunching you. big difference
Harry Schultze (2 года назад)
Is there any substantial difference in the end result?
realrunner2000 (2 года назад)
No, banned to sell them. It's different than banning them directly
Jam Flex (2 года назад)
I live in NC. I also see Teslas on the street every day. Move on people .
Sean Gehrke (2 года назад)
Cody Obler exactly, just buy the. From another state
mike cioka (2 года назад)
That BS and is clear that the big car corporation is behind that
Carnutzjoe (2 года назад)
mike cioka: no, dealers across the country are behind this. The manufacturers want Tesla to win so they could sell direct, but the dealership network is very established and has a lot of money and clout. Porsche tried to bypass their dealers in the 80's and failed. Tesla will probably ignore NC and buyers will have to go out of state. But at some point the dealers will go away. They're outdated
Hadef Shajir (2 года назад)
just because you assholes in north carolina cant make money out of tesla, does not mean its illegal, elon is trying to change the world for us all, not just for himself. he is trying to save billions of future lives while you idiots in north carolina are crying over money. Shame on You north carolina!
King_Abel (1 год назад)
Hadef Shajir that’s the government for you
elitebeing21 (2 года назад)
they trying to ban them because Tesla is against middle selling
Leonard MacAulay (2 года назад)
They would get the sales tax and registration fees so the NC govt is basicly full of corrupt assholes.
Hadef Shajir (2 года назад)
+LSX_ moe but do you agree with north carolina banning teslas? thats bullshit right?
Kelly Rayburn (2 года назад)
Suppose I were a politician, and suppose I were an idiot, but I repeat myself.
A Fernando (2 года назад)
Omg. North Korea much Texas
Kevin Davidson (2 года назад)
Many states have similar long-standing laws protecting local car dealers. The North Carolina bill isn't a new concept. I do know that the Tesla showroom in Charlotte cannot sell you a car, but they can provide service and test drives. I think they can sell in Raleigh. Other states that ban direct sales from manufacturers include: Montana North Dakota South Dakota Wisconsin Michigan Maine Alabama Louisiana Texas New Mexico Arizona Utah Wyoming Kentucky West Virginia Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska Iowa and others
Kevin Davidson (1 год назад)
Powerful dealer associations lobby state legislatures to make laws preventing it. Another reason is that the manufacturers get to book revenue when they ship the car to a dealer. They make their profit earlier, and don't have to finance inventory sitting in showrooms.
Maxerns (1 год назад)
I don't see why other companies don't just sell straight to the consumer. Any reason why?
Gérard Lefrançois (2 года назад)
No Tesla dealers. Only Tesla stores. Dealers are pain on the ass.
Stephen Yount (2 года назад)
Senator just resigned 7/ 15 2016. look it up.
Jared Woltman (2 года назад)
That is my thoughts about all dealers. That they should all just be 1st party
Dust Rider (2 года назад)
Well, buy a Tesla in another State then, won't you? :-)
George Washington (2 года назад)
United States of America - the land of the free and the home of the brave! What bullshit!
Robert Evans (2 года назад)
Gee, North Carolina and Texas . . . two of the most backward, poorly educated and bigoted states in the US of A. Texas, the home of patent troll lawsuits, North Carolina now shows itself for the corruption that keeps it one of the least progressive states.
Wake Up America (2 года назад)
you should listen to yourself, you just made my point the tesla out sold merc, bmw, audi all high dollars cars not affordable to middle income people. these cars are novelties for the wealthy not practical or affordable to all.why doesnt the ceo of tesla make all the models affordable to all incomes???????? instead he makes the tech free to any car manufacturer who in turn will make a profit from said tech and more unaffordable.
Atom M (2 года назад)
Wake Up America Actually Tesla Model S is very affordable, compared to over priced Mercedes, BMW, ect
Wake Up America (2 года назад)
+Jacob Guerra why are such an uninformed leach,wtf....musk???? step away from the weed and use your 0ne brain cell and do some research.
Jacob Guerra (2 года назад)
Who are you even talking to? Why does Musk have to make his product affordable?
ConstanceCox (2 года назад)
NC is a bigger US shitstain than Texas.
Raven 21 (2 года назад)
Car Dealers are Nuts
FRx1 P32Dz (2 года назад)
Well North Carolina, I just will keep my business out of your state and ban your state from getting any of my product. lol I guess you want to ban electricity itself too eh? might as well since you oppose "electric" vehicles yeah N.C. take your people back to 1776. where there was no electricity. see how they'll like it. dumbasses. smfh.
Purple Turtle (2 года назад)
Only the hicks want to do this!
Ross Wheeler (2 года назад)
COMPLETELY unconstitutional.
gsxellence (2 года назад)
nc sucks
Evan Booyens (2 года назад)
The current business model allows up to 300% profit in the SA motor market ......
B Wern (2 года назад)
can't wait for the day when we sit back and their grandchildren on our knees and we say yes there was these guys called car salesmen they were really sleazy but they died like the dinosaurs
B Wern (2 года назад)
TRUMP...
WeKnowTheTruth2012 (2 года назад)
Haha most fucked states get the dumbest laws
SiCk SiDer (2 года назад)
Nothing will ever replace the growling of a supercharged internal combustion engine. The engine isn't the problem, Ford originally made their engines to run on gas AND alcohol or ethanol. Which can be made from any organic material and is very inexpensive and burns A LOT cleaner than petroleum gas. But like always, the pieces of shit that ran oil companies bought politicians and forced them to use petroleum. Every gas station in Brazil is required by law to offer ethanol, if I remember right. They made huge progress, but the oil companies still have a death grip on the American people and car companies. But electric cars are the future nonetheless.
Sailor Barsoom (2 года назад)
I doubt that the 'no buying it online' thing will stand up in court.
Sailor Barsoom (1 год назад)
+Maxerns Maybe they will band together with Tesla and get this nonsense nixed.
AnantaSesaDas (2 года назад)
Looks like bill of attainder is for capital offenses and there are worse crimes going on that deserve that than this I think. Coal ash still pollutes people's water and hog/chicken farms foul the air for miles where they invade the rural landscape. I also worry about lookalikes and the whole violation of due process when reading about bills of attainder.
AnantaSesaDas (2 года назад)
I've bought a couple of cars direct from the owner and never had any problem with registering them. If there is an issue with higher priced used cars then the purchaser might pay in silver coins. Just say it was sold for the coins' face value and claim a loss on your taxes. So my guess is that my theory might work legally. You just can't sell it as new and that might affect the warranty.
Sailor Barsoom (2 года назад)
It's three years later; how'd things work out?
Xellos Metallium (2 года назад)
thats okay, we can still get it cross state
Robert Few (2 года назад)
I guess North Carolina will close every Apple Store as well then.
markus358 (2 года назад)
Several of these States have attempted to pass some of these crazy anti free market laws, by the Same free market touters. The GOP has done some of these poor laws at light speed. This means they are on the take, Quid pro quo
MattTheKingg (2 года назад)
Why has North Carolina _sucked_ recently? ... Let me rephrase: Why does North Carolina suck?
gsxellence (2 года назад)
lol so true

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