Tesla Motors has just changed its name to Tesla, Inc.

Tesla Emblem On Model S

Tesla Emblem On Model S

This name change has been expected for some time now as it more accurately represents the current situation at Tesla of being more than just an automaker.

With Tesla Energy, the incorporation of solar and more, the former "Tesla Motors" name just didn't seem fitting anymore.

Goodbye Tesla Motors...Hello Tesla, Inc.

Here's the name change bit from the 8-K filing dated today from Tesla Motors Tesla, Inc.

The Amended and Restated Certificate of the Corporation (filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on July 2, 2010, the “Certificate”) is hereby amended to reflect a change in the name of the Corporation by deleting Article I of the Certificate in its entirety and restating the same as follows:

“The name of the corporation is Tesla, Inc.”

*Here's the SEC filing on the name change

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