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Tesla Returns To New Jersey: Will This Give Chris Christie's Presidential Campaign A Push?

Tesla Returns To New Jersey: Will This Give Chris Christie's Presidential Campaign A Push?

Tesla Motors' battle for acceptance has finally come to an end -- at least in New Jersey. According to Detroit News, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill yesterday that will allow the start-up to sell its all-electric vehicles directly to consumers from up to four locations. But the outlook for... read more

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2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Poised For Triumph In New Jersey, Could Relaunch Sales Next Month

In the not-too-distant future, someone is going to make a documentary about electric automaker Tesla. It'll be weightier than the one National Geographic put together, and... read more June 9, 2014 by 

Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Musk vs. Christie: Tesla Sues New Jersey For The Right To Sell Cars

General Motors isn't the only car company that's spending its Thursday in court: According to, Tesla is getting in on the fun, too, filing suit in the hopes that it... read more April 3, 2014 by 

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Christie Allows New Jersey Agency To Block Tesla Store Sales

Just as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is struggling to distance himself from one scandal, he’s becoming embroiled in another polarizing controversy—by... read more March 11, 2014 by 

R2-D2 at the 2012 Phoenix Comicon (photo by Gage Skidmore)

The Robots Are Coming (To Pump Your Gas)

Much of Planet Earth is about to experience a major workforce shift. In the coming decades, entire categories of jobs will be eliminated thanks to automation. Coffee... read more January 30, 2014 by 

Car shopping

Would You Rather Buy A Car On Sunday Or Simply Shop In Peace?

Like many other states, New Jersey is a study in contrasts. It's the birthplace of the working man's hero, Bruce Springsteen, and the appallingly self-entitled cast of Jersey... read more September 23, 2013 by 

Texting while driving

New Jersey Judges Rule That Yes, You Can Be Sued For Texting A Driver

Last year, we asked the question, "If you send a text to a driver, can you go to jail if he crashes?" Most folks responded, "No" -- sometimes, "No #*$&% way!" But judges... read more August 30, 2013 by  6

State-by-state ranking of car repair costs for 2012, from CarMD

New Jersey, D.C., California Drivers Pay Big Bucks For Car Repair (Infographic)

No driver likes to see the "check engine" light pop on. Sometimes, it illuminates for a minor reason, like a loose gas cap. Other times, the problem is much more serious... read more June 13, 2013 by  2

Police car with headlights on

New Jersey Bill Would Let Police Confiscate Your Cell Phone

When we see those flashing lights, most of us know what to do: time to pull over and dig out our registration and proof of insurance from the glove box. But in New Jersey... read more June 12, 2013 by  1

Long gas lines in Summit NJ in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Should Gas Stations Have Backup Power For Pumps? Some Say No

In the areas of the U.S. affected by Hurricane Sandy, lines for gasoline have been long. The problem isn't really one of supply; rather, it seems to be one of electricity... read more November 9, 2012 by  5

Sample driver's license

New Jersey Is Nothing To Smile About (On Your Driver's License)

New Jersey residents have many reasons to be happy: The state has more diners than any place on the planet. Despite the oft-reported heft of its governor, New Jersey remains... read more September 21, 2012 by  2

Text message

If You Send A Text To A Driver, Can You Go To Jail If He Crashes? (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below Today, most states have laws that limit the use of cell phones while driving. In 38 states, it's illegal to text and drive, and in 31, there are laws about... read more May 28, 2012 by  10

Angry Driver with Road Rage

Don't Get Mad, Don't Get Even: New Jersey Outlaws Road Rage

On Friday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill that stiffens penalties for drivers convicted of road rage. The law is known as "Jessica Rogers' Law"... read more April 23, 2012 by  1


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