by HOLMAN W. JENKINS, JR. | Wall Street Journal | 03-24-2015

Elon Musk has proved that a market exists for electric cars, despite their many inconveniences, especially if they come wrapped in taxpayer subsidies. He hasn’t proved he can make a profit.

by Edward E. Whitacre Jr | Texas Tribune | 03-22-2015

Texans are entrepreneurial. They welcome innovative, cutting-edge business to the state. But they also know that it’s unfair, and bad business, to change the rules in the middle of the game for the benefit of a single player. If you have a good product, put it on the field. We welcome it. But when you change the rules to help one player gain an unfair market advantage, everyone loses.

Bloomberg View | 02-27-2015

Elon Musk, all-purpose impresario of the future, is enthusiastic about electric cars. “Eventually,” he says in the forthcoming issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine, “all cars will go electric.”

by Amy Leman | Austin American-Statesman | 02-21-2015

For the Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships and Fiat of Austin, selling cars is about much more than selling cars. Rather, it’s both literally and figuratively the “vehicle” for helping the community.

Support for Central Texas Table of Grace is just one example of the car dealer’s passion for the community, but this one hits a bit closer to home. Founded by former Fiat of Austin employee Stacy Johnson in 2014, the nonprofit organization provides temporary emergency housing for children in transition.

by David Saleh Rauf | Houston Chronice | 02-19-2015

Bill Wolters, president of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association, which is opposing the legislation, said Thursday “no matter how many outlets they ask for it’s still a monopoly.”

“Tesla,” he said, “is a pure monopoly.”