Elon Musk Smacks Down Eberhard, Predicts Tesla Profitability Next Month

Tesla-cofounder Martin Eberhard's lawsuits and smack-talking of the electric automaker's got current CEO Elon Musk deciding to set the record straight in a ginormous blog post. Bottom line: He expects the company to be profitable next month. Also, Eberhard sucks. » 6/22/09 4:45pm 6/22/09 4:45pm

Tesla Motors Is Not Worth One Half Of GM

In the most ludicrously irrelevant valuation metric ever, Bloomberg's quoting former Tesla Motors CEO Martin Eberhard saying Tesla's worth one half the value of GM. Well, it's actually Tesla's "implied value" versus GM's "market value." Bloomberg, however, seems more interested in the claim's "shock value." We love it. [ » 5/22/09 3:30pm 5/22/09 3:30pm

Tesla Founder Would Drive a Chevy Volt


We've heard numbers, seen the commercial, heard about production and seen the live pictures, but the idea of the Volt being the real deal remains questionable to a lot of industry observers. Definitely not Martin Eberhard, however. Tesla's founder and former bossman is a believer. » 1/21/08 4:45pm 1/21/08 4:45pm

Martin Eberhard Is Out At Tesla Motors, And Whitestar Electric Sedan…

So we may have been a little bit late to the table with the news that Martin Eberhard is out like a dead bulb as CEO of Tesla Motors, everyone's favorite electric car company that's not yet delivered any electric cars. We did report they'd installed Ze'ev Drori as the new CEO, so we guess we brought something to the… » 12/07/07 4:45pm 12/07/07 4:45pm

Tesla Motors Founder Martin Eberhard Out As CEO, Electric Roadster…

Tesla Motors founder Martin Eberhard's just been "sacked." Well, sorta anyway — in as much as it's possible to "sack" the founder and CEO of your company. Also in as much as it's possible to do it in a way that has your CEO actively trying to not be in the position anymore. In a move that feels very Bill Ford-ian, the … » 8/13/07 6:34am 8/13/07 6:34am