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Joseph N. DiStefano writes business stories for the Inquirer, including the PhillyDeals column on Wednesdays, as well as the blog at www.philly.com/phillydeals.
PhillyDeals: Fancy electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is mulling its future in New Jersey, since the state Motor Vehicle Commission on Tuesday passed rules Tesla says will protect established car dealers and prevent it from opening planned company-run car stores.
PhillyDeals: Tesla, the small but growing electric-car maker whose stock-market value has zoomed so high on hype that it is already worth half as much as auto giants General Motors and Ford, is blaming Gov. Christie for blocking its plans to bypass neighborhood auto dealers and sell cars directly to New Jersey drivers through company-owned stores in shopping malls.