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Tesla Motors Changes Name To “Tuosule” In China

August 26th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Some people will do anything to make a buck, and trademark squatting is one way to make fast and easy money. Zhan Baosheng thought he could fleece Tesla Motors for $32 million by trademarking the “Tesla” name, so rather than pay up, Tesla will simply go by another name in China; “Tuosule”, the transliteration of the Tesla name in a dialect native to Hong Kong


Tesla Motors Fights For Its Own Name In China

August 14th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Over in China, companies are vying to get their names and products to consumers in the fastest-growing economy in the world. This makes trademark trolling an incredibly lucrative business, as Tesla Motors is finding out. The holder of the “Tesla Motors” trademark in China wants more than $32 million for rights to the name. Ouch


New York Auto Dealers Try To Make Tesla Sales Illegal, But Fail

June 25th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

The New York State Automobile Dealers Association is pressuring the government to ban automobile manufacturers from registering their own stores, in order to force them to sell through third-party dealers. But a bill put before the New York State legislature died on the vine, leaving auto dealers wringing their hands


Tesla Motors Earns First Quarterly Profit Ever

May 9th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Tesla Motors has been operating for about 10 years without turning a profit, out of the sheer determination from its founder Elon Musk. But finally, Tesla has earned its first quarterly profit ever, and going forward the outlook for Tesla looks bright


Tesla Expects To Earn Profit In First Quarter Of 2013

February 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It has taken nearly ten years and hundreds of billions of dollars from both private and public investors, but Tesla Motors could finally be on the verge of turning a real and sustainable profit. So says CEO Elon Musk, which would mean that Tesla would reach profitability a full year ahead of schedule. More wishful thinking, or the beginning of a very successful automaker


Analysts Think Tesla Motors Will Need More Loans To Survive

January 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

For Tesla Motors, 2012 has been a good year. Production of the Tesla Model S is rolling along, and for the first time ever Tesla actually turned a weekly profit. Yet despite all the accolades and benchmarks, Tesla is still a company that owes a lot of money to a lot of people, and some market analysts think the company will need a lot more money to stay afloat.


Tesla Motors Reports Positive Cash Flow For The First Time

December 5th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Right on time for a Christmas miracle, the shining star of the electric vehicle movement has perhaps what is the best news for EV owners and advocates all over the world. Last week, for the first time in almost a decade, the CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk tweeted that the electric car company had its first cash flow-positive week


The Tesla Model C: Unofficial, But Really Cool Looking

November 7th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Tesla Motors is keeping its cards close to its chest in regards to future vehicles. While CEO Elon Musk has dropped hints here and there, including an all-electric supercar and BMW 3-series fighter, we’re mostly left to our own devices to wonder what Tesla has planned. That has led some would-be car designers to fill in the blanks, and one in particular stood out to me. Meet the compact Tesla Model



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