ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla appeals N.J. direct-sales rule in state court Colin Sullivan, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Tesla Motors Inc. is fighting back against New Jersey for shutting the carmaker out of its market. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.