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Connecticut judge says Tesla illegally sold cars from Greenwich gallery

Connecticut judge says Tesla illegally sold cars from Greenwich gallery

A Superior Court judge has ruled that Tesla was engaging in illegal sales out of its Greenwich gallery in another local setback for the California electric car maker.

In the judgment last week, Judge Joseph M. Shortall wrote: “If Tesla was not engaged in the business of selling motor vehicles at the gallery, it’s difficult to see what it was engaged in at that location.”

The ruling comes after a Department of Motor Vehicle’s hearing officer concluded in the spring of 2017 that Tesla’s activity at the gallery on Greenwich Avenue required a license under state statute, records show.

The hearing officer initially stopped all business at the facility until the company got...

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