Jun 1, 2021 - Technology

Elon Musk's rest stop vision

A Tesla supercharger station.
A Tesla charging at a Supercharger station in Parsippany, N.J., May 6. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

It looks like Tesla CEO Elon Musk might be serious about opening a 1950s-style diner at a Tesla Supercharger station.

Details: Tesla applied to trademark its brand in the restaurant industry, Electrek reports.

  • Musk floated the restaurant idea back in 2018, and he even applied for building permits in Santa Monica, but the project seemed dead.
  • Tesla likes to build its Supercharger stations near cafes or shopping centers so drivers have something to do while their vehicles are charging.
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