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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


Ousted Tesla exec was behind gas-electric car idea

Founder Martin Eberhard was the exec who first concluded that Tesla needed to turn its Whitestar sedan into one in which the gas engine only charges the battery.

By April 15, 2008


Griping about Tesla

According to an online message board post, founder Martin Eberhard allegedly is not happy with a series of demotions.

By December 3, 2007


Up-and-coming motor company promises a better environment

Martin Eberhard, CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motors, joins CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari to discuss the future of EV (energy vision) cars. The nascent car company manufactures the Tesla Roadster, which claims to go 0 to 60 mph in about four seconds and is 100 percent electric, not to mention built like a sports car.

November 1, 2007


Tesla CEO steps down as possible delays loom

Martin Eberhard becomes president of technology as a former Flextronics CEO takes the helm. An autumn deadline for the Roadster "is not yet fully within our grasp," Eberhard says.

By August 13, 2007