GM Trademarks "Stingray" Name

In May, GM filed a trademark application for the word "STINGRAY" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for use on "Motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles." Is Chevy transforming the Corvette into a real split-window Stingray for the seventh generation? » 9/01/10 12:45pm 9/01/10 12:45pm

Shelby Suing Factory Five, Fan Forum For Trademark Infringements

Carroll Shelby is suing long-standing Shelby Cobra and Daytona Coupe-replica kit car maker Factory Five, an associated fan forum and a California-based builder for trademark infringement of names and vehicles. A fan forum? Yup. » 1/21/09 11:00am 1/21/09 11:00am

Jaguar Registers Trademarks On C-XJ, C-XE And XE Names

Jaguar recently trademarked the names "C-XE," "C-XJ," and "XE." Could a spiritual successor to the classic E-Type finally be on the way? Sure, we've come close before, with the F-Type concept » 9/19/08 11:20am 9/19/08 11:20am, but if this new name trademarked by the company is any indication, there may be another roadster in the pipeline. As was the case…

ABC Radio, For The Record, GM Still Owns The Rights To Oldsmobile

Mark Twain once said "a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." Thanks to radio and the web, it can now travel all the way around the world. Remember that list of automotive April Fools' Day jokes? Remember that C&D and Automobile joke about Toyota securing Olds' naming rights?… » 4/04/08 11:20am 4/04/08 11:20am

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Marrakesh Express: You're Infringing on VW's…

Blogger TripVlog, on his blog A Blogger's Blog (sounds like our kind of guy) published a letter sent from the Volkswagen organization (maybe you've heard of them). Apparently, VW is none too pleased someone registered the domain name www.vwmarrakesh.com. Considering Volkswagen has trademarked the name Marrakesh, likely … » 2/16/06 11:32am 2/16/06 11:32am