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Exoskeleton hand gives you robo-powered fingers

Festo's prototype robo-hand can operate machine manipulators from afar, and could help stroke victims regain use of their hands.

By April 27, 2012


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.

By July 30, 2009


Tesla Motors founders: Now there are five

Ousted Tesla CEO Martin Eberhard, who sued Tesla, arrives at a resolution with the company over who can claim the "co-founder" title at the electric vehicle maker.

By September 21, 2009


Tesla CEO responds to lawsuit from former CEO

Current Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk responds in lengthy blog to lawsuit filed against himself and company by former CEO Martin Eberhard.

By June 22, 2009


Former Tesla CEO sues company, current CEO Musk

In a complaint, onetime CEO Martin Eberhard says he wants to set the record straight and restore his reputation. He's also unhappy about the Roadster he got.

By June 11, 2009


Elon Musk: Gas should cost $10 per gallon

The Tesla Motors founder sounded off at the Wired Business Conference as to why he thinks the Prius isn't good enough, why auto CEOs shouldn't be finance guys, and that he wants to get a bigger toehold in Detroit.

By June 15, 2009


Tesla Motors replaces CEO, plans layoff

Elon Musk, company investor and chairman, will take over as CEO, replacing Ze'ev Drori, who will join the board. Layoffs are also planned as part of a corporate review.

By October 15, 2008


How 'green' is the electric Chevy Volt?

GM is expected to show off the plug-in electric on Tuesday, and the initial focus is likely to be its looks. But what about the car's potential fuel and cost savings?

By September 15, 2008


Tesla hires execs as founder reviews Roadster

All-electric sports car maker Tesla Motors is on a hiring binge, taking on auto industry executives as it ramps up operations. Meanwhile, its founder files a 1,000-mile review.

By August 5, 2008


Tesla Roadsters now rolling off production line

The anxious wait for the all-electric sports car is almost over, as manufacturing begins this summer in the United Kingdom, with an anticipated production ramp-up later this year.

By July 14, 2008