Elon Musk and Tesla finally own (TSLA)

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Elon Musk and Tesla have finally gained control of the domain name.

According to Bloomberg’s Dana Hull, Tesla Motors confirmed that the company now owns the Tesla domain name. For most of the company’s existence, Tesla’s website has lived at

That’s because had been owned by a Silicon Valley engineer and reported Nikola Tesla enthusiast, Stu Grossman, since 1992.

Now, web traffic at is being rerouted to

Neither Tesla nor Grossman have disclosed whether the automaker purchased the domain name.

The shift in ownership paves the way for the company to potentially change its name from Tesla Motors to Tesla. This reflects its growth in its automotive and energy businesses.

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