Tesla Motors CEO and billionaire Elon Musk hopes to persuade lawmakers this session to revise the franchise law so Tesla can sell its $69,000 cars directly to Texans. Customers and journalists examine a Tesla Model S sedan at an event in Beijing, China. <137>Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Tesla Motors delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)<137>
Tesla Motors CEO and billionaire Elon Musk hopes to persuade lawmakers this session to revise the franchise law so Tesla can sell its $69,000 cars directly to Texans. Customers and journalists examine a Tesla Model S sedan at an event in Beijing, China. <137>Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Tesla Motors delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)<137> Ng Han Guan AP
Tesla Motors CEO and billionaire Elon Musk hopes to persuade lawmakers this session to revise the franchise law so Tesla can sell its $69,000 cars directly to Texans. Customers and journalists examine a Tesla Model S sedan at an event in Beijing, China. <137>Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Tesla Motors delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)<137> Ng Han Guan AP

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