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The strange saga of several Tesla buyers who paid for their cars using a direct bank transfer, seems to be over. "Everyday Chris" that he eventually did get in contact with someone at Tesla, and received a refund for the $56,579 charge about five business days after the problem started.
has been in contact with several other new Tesla owners who had similar issues, and reports that they have received refunds as well. Tesla has not publicly commented on the issue, but sent those affected an email apologizing for the issue and gave them a coupon for $200 usable at its online shop for merchandise or accessories. That's not a huge amount in return for a $50k - $70k loan over the course of a week, plus the associated hassles that buyers told CNBC included not being able to buy a new house, or withdrawing money from a brokerage account to cover expenses.
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It's still unclear exactly what went wrong with the charges, but as Everyday Chris pointed out in his most recent video about the issue, people paying up front for their new Tesla might be better off using a cashier's check (instead of ACH transfer or Bitcoin) to avoid the chance this could happen.
The T in the Logo of Tesla is not for the brand name - that actually takes over .
© Provided by Business Insider Germany Tesla Logo Store Humphery / Shutterstock Elon Musk always ensures new surprises - even with the explanation , for which the logo of his well-known electric automobe is actually, he ensures a real "AHA" torque for all Tesla fans. Namely, this is not approximately expecting for the brand name Tesla, but should represent the cross section of the electric motor , which the original inventor Nikola Tesla had already recorded at the beginning of the Tesla story.