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- Sep 28, 2016
Ford’s Model E is the reason why Tesla’s Model 3 is marketed with the ‘3’ stylized as 3 horizontal lines. Model E was Elon Musk’s first choice for the name of the vehicle, but Ford the trademark even though they haven’t used it for a long time.
Ford threatened to sue over the naming scheme and at the time, Musk said that “Ford tried to kill sex” – Model S, E and X would have made the lineup ‘SEX’. Well, now it’s ‘S3X’.
At least, it looks like Ford is about to use the trademark and fortunately for EV enthusiast, it looks like it will be for a long-range electric vehicle. more…
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