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Jul
27
2018

Farting unicorn

Farting Unicorn

Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO and founder, is being accused of infringing on copyright, but he is happy to admit this is the case. Promotional materials for Tesla used images of a unicorn farting into a pipe in order to power an electric car. The image was originally drawn by Colorado potter Tom Edwards. Tesla did […]

Feb
8
2017

Three is a crowd

Three is a crowd

Tesla has changed its logo for the new Tesla Model 3. The reason behind it: adidas. Just over a week ago, electric car company Tesla quietly changed the logo for its Model 3 car from three slick lines to a simple numeral “3.” Court documents show that Tesla did this amid a trademark fight with […]

Aug
11
2014

Te-Si-La (2)

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Tesla Motors, the electric carmaker, finally resolved the trademark dispute that threatened their plans to sell electric vehicles in China, the world’s largest car market. As we posted earlier, Chinese business man Zhan Baoshen registered “Te Si La” in 2006, and is refusing to give the trademark up. Now Tesla Motors reached an agreement  with Zhan Baoshen to […]

Dec
20
2013

Te-Si-La

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Tesla has trouble selling their cars in China, because of a trademark dispute against Te Si La. More and more car manufacturers are making hybrid or even fully electric cars. But one of the top players is Tesla. The American company makes freakishly fast electric cars that can drive up to a few hundred kilometres […]