- Tesla co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers may be at odds over the agave-based drink.
- The tequila industry opposed Musk’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.”
- Musk previously tweeted “Teslaquila coming soon” and attached a “visual approximation” of a red and white label with the Tesla logo.
- Mexico’s Tequila Regulatory Council argues the “name ‘Teslaquila’ evokes the word Tequila … (and) Tequila is a protected word.”
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tesla co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the flamboyant billionaire’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.”
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