• Tesla might have paid $3 for Canadian startup's cleaner, cheaper battery patents

    1 day ago - By MobileSyrup

    Tesla may have purchased several patents from a small Canadian startup outlining cleaner, more dependable batteries, for just $3.
    Documents obtained by TechCrunch reveal that Tesla acquired the patents from Canadian company Springpower International. Following this report, the company's website has gone nearly entirely blank and only features the message “Questions? Info springpowerintl.com.”
    TechCrunch reports that Tesla purchased the patents only two weeks before its September 2020 Battery Day event. The public record related to the purchase states the following:
    “Therefore, for $3.00...
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  • Tesla may have paid $3 to buy patents for making cleaner EV batteries

    Tesla may have paid $3 to buy patents for making cleaner EV batteries

    1 day ago - By Engadget

    Public records found by TechCrunch show a small Toronto-based startup called Spingpower International sold several patent applications to Tesla.
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