In which U.S. states can Tesla sell its cars? (treehugger)

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We’ve covered the Tesla vs. Auto Dealers saga pretty extensively. But looking at these pieces separately can give a confusing view of where Tesla and its direct sales model stands across the US. So the map above allows us to take a step back and look at the overall picture. [keep reading]

Putting it into Park: Weekend Linkage

Happy Friday! If you’re going shopping this weekend, good luck because it will probably be a gauntlet. If you decide to ride out the weekend at home, perhaps these auto links will be of interest to you.

Changfeng Rhombus Ugly Chinese Car Image

- China’s car contributions to the world are slightly cool, weird but mostly ugly

- The 2011 Mojo Motors Blog Gift Guide highlighting all the best gifts for car peeps is here

- Nissan is going buck wild with electric cars and premiered 5 electric concepts in Tokyo

- A new study finds fat kids are safe in normal-sized car seats

- Read the worst towing stories from Boston, MA

- Car and Driver’s 10 best future used cars

Photo credit: MSN Cars UK

Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

The whole Joe Paterno thing has been a bit distracting and dominated the airwaves the past few days. No worries because we’ve got you covered on what happened in the world of cars from the week that was November 7th through the 11th. Links for some of the biggest car stories are below this hideous picture.

Peace Out Honda Element Image Mojo Motors

- Yahoo! Autos lists 14 vehicles that will meet their end in 2012 and some won’t be missed

- The Chevrolet Captiva will confuse American car buyers

- This lady will change your opinion of Toyota Prius drivers

- Is the Nissan Quest going to takeover the minivan segment?

- Traffic exhaust not only smells bad but it will make you dumber

- A picture of Cadillac’s newest flagship, the XTS, is floating around the web

Photo credits: CNN Money