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Old 05-10-2016, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Elon Musk didn't copyright the whole name

Elon Musk's Tesla Motors is the one of the most recognizable names in the EV industry, naming it with one of the heroes of the electrical engineering, Nikola Tesla. The original founders of Tesla Motors, Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning and major investor Elon Musk didn't completely secure his whole name.

A brand new EV company just burst into the EV world with intriguing EV vehicles, conveniently named Nikola Motor Company. It designs and manufactures electric vehicles, vehicle components, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle drivetrains. Visionary Nikola Motors CEO Trevor Milton was also CEO of dHybrid Systems, a natural gas storage technology company that was acquired in October 2014 by one of America's largest steel providers, Worthington Industries. https://nikolamotor.com/

Nikola Motor Company is not competing with Tesla's car models but they are offering Nikola One is a $375,000 natural gas-electric hybrid semi-truck, https://nikolamotor.com/one

Also a Nikola Zero a $42,000 all-electric 4x4 UTV, https://nikolamotor.com/zero


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Old 05-10-2016, 08:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Interesting stuff. I wonder if they'll make it a reality.
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I'll bet the Zero ships in numbers before the Elio.

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There is already a thread on this Nikola Motors truck.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tor-33808.html

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