Tesla's Musk gloats over Eberhard ruling
Judge strikes down request that former CEO Martin Eberhard be declared one of only two founders of the automotive start-up.
A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Wednesday denied former Tesla Motors CEO Martin Eberhard's request that he be declared one of only two Tesla founders, according to a statement released by Tesla Motors late Wednesday night.
"We agree that Eberhard's claims on the question of who founded Tesla have no merit. We look forward to proving the facts in court as soon as possible and setting the historical record straight," Tesla's current CEO Elon Musk said in a statement.
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