While Tesla first plan to roll out the Model 3 in California and gradually move east, the $35,000 all-electric vehicle could make its way to New York fairly soon depending on how fast Tesla can ramp up production.

Our estimation is that there could be tens of thousands of reservations for the Model 3 in New York and since Tesla is limited to 5 stores in the state due to a direct sale constraint, it would be almost impossible for those 5 locations to handle the demand.

That’s why they are pushing a new bill to loosen the direct sale restriction and allow them to open up to 20 stores in the state.  expand full story