Tesla ... great company , wrong name!!

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Tesla and Steinmetz ..two of the greatest electrical engineers and inventors during the early 1900’s . Steinmetz definitely a greater innovator in the field of electric transportation ie the Steinmetz electric motor car corporation .. but tough name to call a car co. “like Musk”...but I would buy a Proteus... Carl “Proteus” Steinmetz
 

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The name Tesla was chosen because Tesla invented the Alternating Current electric motor which made the cars Tesla produce possible. It is also a representation of the struggle Tesla Automotive would have to go through to prove themselves. They are the underdog just like Tesla was.
 

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The name Tesla was chosen because Tesla invented the Alternating Current electric motor which made the cars Tesla produce possible.
When I got my X I was fine with this but he (Tesla) in fact invented the alternating current INDUCTION motor (my X has 2), which made it possible to build AC motors as simply or more simply that DC ones thus putting the nail in Edison's (the puppy killer) coffin. But now the company is moving to switched reluctance motors and I don't see how they can change the company name to Pengov but perhaps they should.
 

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No thanks. I know it wasn't only puppies.
 

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When I got my X I was fine with this but he (Tesla) in fact invented the alternating current INDUCTION motor (my X has 2), which made it possible to build AC motors as simply or more simply that DC ones thus putting the nail in Edison's (the puppy killer) coffin. But now the company is moving to switched reluctance motors and I don't see how they can change the company name to Pengov but perhaps they should.
Tesla cannot change its name now that they are getting real momentum in their stock and product. Yes the new motor is different however the original motor is why the company was named Tesla.
 
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Tesla cannot change its name now that they are getting real momentum in their stock and product. Yes the new motor is different however the original motor is why the company was named Tesla.
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When I got my X I was fine with this but he (Tesla) in fact invented the alternating current INDUCTION motor (my X has 2), which made it possible to build AC motors as simply or more simply that DC ones thus putting the nail in Edison's (the puppy killer) coffin. But now the company is moving to switched reluctance motors and I don't see how they can change the company name to Pengov but perhaps they should.
i👍 I wish Tesla and Steinmetz could see what has evolved .. it only took a hundred years 🤔
 

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Edison was an evil asshole
The first time I cried. I was 85 yrs old. Scroll down for the video. It will bring tears to your eye's.

https://www.wired.com/2008/01/dayintech-0104/
love ya man, but there ain't no god damn way I need to see anything that makes me cre in today's world.... unless it is tears of joy...Just two months ago I cried for like 2 minutes. It was a "sentinel event" in the friendship of a friend I've had since 1984. It just showed how deep our relationship is. I literally cried for joy and humor at the same time.
I had put up one of those red laser christmas decorations in the oaks in the backyard... we were out there by the fire pit drinkin and it was getting dark... With surprised look on my face I looked up into the trees and told him "Oh my god!? I just read about these in the newspaper.... Asiatic fireflies! Instead of blinking green lights they emit a red light just after dark! We have to call Florida Wildlife COmmision to declare the infestation... For five minutes I sat there feeding him lie after lie.... "They only glow for 15 minutes, if they don't mate in that timeframe they die virgins....and then they fall to the ground, the females lay half their eggs on the male and she retains half...the first meal the eggs have when they hatch are the corpses of their parents...." I went on and on...
The thing is he's such a dear friend he never ever would consider I would tell a lie... no matter how far fetched I made the story...it got to the point that I was going to have to bring in "magnetism orients them to the tops of only certain trees that are sure to grow for the required years need for the nymphs to consume and live amongst the roots for them to grow so they could emerge..."
It was so wonderful to watch my friend and realize he would never doubt me...
I tried the same story on my wife when she got home that night and no sooner did I get the second sentence out of my mouth did she cry, "BULLSHIT!"
 

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Great story. I wish you had post this earlier. I bought one in Jan. I hooked them up and that night I went outside. I called my wife and said come outside, There's 1000 of fire fly's out here. She came out and looked, and said.You R full of shit.. This is a Magnolia tree.

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