James Murdoch, ex-CEO of 21st Century Fox, is leading the race to replace Elon Musk as chairman of the Tesla board, according to a report from the USA. However, the FT also cited an anonymous source as saying that "external options were still being considered".
Of course, a trademark application doesn't mean Tesla will actually make and market Teslaquila - it could just be a move to prevent anybody else from doing it. Tesla's team did not immediately return a request for comment, presumably because they're busy dealing with things that actually matter in the grand scheme.
Mr Musk agreed to give up the chairmanship last month to resolve claims of fraud brought by USA financial regulators.
The SEC accused Musk of committing securities fraud due to an August 7 tweet in which he declared he had secured to finance taking the company private at $420 per share, a huge premium over the stock price at the time.
However, Elon Musk, current CEO and chairman at Tesla, hit Twitter shortly after the report was published with the statement, "This is incorrect". Musk remains CEO of Tesla.
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Buehler issued a bases-loaded walk to Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb to force in a run. "He continues to amaze", Freeman said. Former Atlanta manager Bobby Cox one-hopped his toss to the plate but still received a big ovation from the Atlanta crowd.
"An officer's celebrity status or reputation as a technological innovator does not give license to take those responsibilities lightly".
He resigned from the board of Sky this week, following Comcast's successful bid for the European satellite broadcaster.
Tesla is under scrutiny for failing to produce its Model 3 sedan quickly enough and in sufficient volume to meet customer demand.
"For the same period, BMW sold 71,679 vehicles and in a note to clients, my company, Atherton Research expects Tesla to also outsell the Bavarian luxury carmaker during the last quarter of the year as the Palo Alto, California, company accelerates its production cadence", he said in Forbes.
Under terms of the settlement, Musk is not permitted to be re-elected to the chairman post for three years. As part of the settlement, Tesla must appoint two more independent directors to its board and implement procedures to oversee Musk's online communications - including his Twitter account.