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    Two Wheels: Tesla co-founder Eberhard joins electric motorcycle maker BRD's board

    Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard has apparently brought down his electric powertrain expertise from four wheels to two, as the former Tesla CEO has joined the advisory board of San Francisco-based electric-motorcycle maker BRD Motorcycles, Wired reports. Eberhard joins a company that ...

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    Battery guru Martin Eberhard will leave Volkswagen

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    While we trekked to Germany last week to learn about the Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion, we got non-committal answers about the automaker's battery guru, Martin Eberhard, formerly of Tesla Motors. Turns out, he was ...

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    Martin Eberhard predicts 500-mile range for the electric vehicles of 2020

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    The guy who helped bring us the 250-mile electric vehicle (EV) thinks we will be able to go a lot further on a full pack of batteries in ten years. Yes, Martin Eberhard, one of the co-founders of Tesla Motors who is now ...

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    Eberhard hints VW may be looking at small format cells for upcoming electric cars

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    We've know officially that Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard was working with Volkswagen since January of this year (unofficially, we heard it back in March of 2009). What's he been up to with VW since then? Well, based ...

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    Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard involved in minor crash with Founders' Series Roadster

    Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard took delivery of his Founders' Series Tesla Roadster in the summer of 2008. Apparently, a 16-year-old without a driver's license (and who might be an illegal resident) recently crashed into Eberhard's electric vehicle and ended the fun drives, at least for ...

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    Confirmed: Tesla Co-Founder Eberhard working with Volkswagen

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    Way back in March of 2009, we first heard from a source who wished to remain anonymous that Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard might be back in the electric vehicle game. What we had been told was that Eberhard was doing ...

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    Martin Eberhard and Elon Musk reach settlement in lawsuit

    About a month ago we heard that Martin Eberhard had decided to drop his defamation and breach of contract lawsuit against Elon Musk and Tesla Motors. Now comes word that Eberhard and the defendants have actually reached a settlement. Given the ruling of the judge in the case that the suit could ...

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    REPORT: Eberhard drops lawsuit against Tesla

    The civil lawsuit filed by Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard against Tesla Motors and its CEO Elon Musk has been suddenly dropped. It was just a few short weeks ago that Eberhard had won something of a victory in an opening skirmish of what had threatened to be a long campaign when a judge slapped ...

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    Eberhard's Tesla Roadster rapid charger, the RFMC, now available for order

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    Remember Martin Eberhard's custom rapid charger for the Tesla Roadster? It's now being manufactured and is available for order from EV Components. Want one? First, you need a Tesla Roadster, naturally, and the standard MC120 charger that ...

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    Martin Eberhard "demonstrated a probability that he will prevail" in lawsuit against Tesla

    Following up on yesterday's decision in a San Mateo, California court, ex-Tesla Motors CEO Martin Eberhard's legal team has issued a statement of its own regarding the lawsuit against Tesla Motors and Elon Musk. While Tesla's official response to the decision obviously focused on the judge's ...

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    Tesla lawsuit update: Eberhard not declared one of two founders, case not dismissed

    There aren't yet any news reports posted about the events in court today surrounding the Tesla Motors lawsuit filed by ex-CEO Martin Eberhard, but we know from a new statement put out by Tesla that the judge struck down Eberhard's request to be declared one of just two founders of the company. ...

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    Tesla Motors' lawsuit update: Martin Eberhard, Elon Musk have a court date tomorrow

    The legal battle between Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and ex-CEO Martin Eberhard continues tomorrow in San Mateo County Superior Court when Musk and Tesla's lawyers will ask a judge to toss out Eberhard's original lawsuit. Earlier this year, Eberhard filed a lawsuit that alleges that Musk, among ...

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    Tesla files motion for dismissal of Eberhard lawsuit

    And the battle goes on. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and his company are fighting back in court against ex-CEO Martin Eberhard. Tesla spokeswoman Rachel Konrad sent us copies of two motions filed on June 29 in California Superior Court in San Mateo. In short, the defendants are claiming that ...

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    David Vespremi on Tesla's relevance in bringing EVs to the masses

    While things have been quiet on the official legal front in the battle for recognition between Martin Eberhard and Elon Musk, some of the bystanders in the saga are continuing to come forward with their takes of the story. Earlier this week we heard from Tesla's former SVP for marketing Darryl Siry ...

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    Ex-Tesla CMO weighs in on founder controversy: They're both wrong!

    As the legal battle between Elon Musk and Martin Eberhard continues to percolate, a new/old voice has chimed in publicly on the controversy for the first time. Current Peppercom clean-tech analyst and ex-Tesla SVP of Marketing Darryl Siry has penned a piece for Wired that gives a different spin on ...

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    Elon fires back at Eberhard in Tesla lawsuit's latest twist

    Shortly after Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors and its Chairman, Product Architect and CEO Elon Musk, the Silicon Valley automaker had this to say:This lawsuit is a fictionalized, inaccurate account of Tesla's early years -- it's twisted and wrong, and we ...

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    Elon Musk: "What, Me Worry?"

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    One thing we can now say about Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, is that he's not taking the lawsuit from Martin Eberhard as a sign to tone down his language. The man who called the NYT writer a "douchebag" appeared at WIRED's business ...

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    Martin Eberhard: Blogs built the Tesla Roadster

    Martin Eberhard has obviously been busy these last few weeks. With a lawsuit currently pending in court against Tesla Motors and its CEO Elon Musk, Eberhard has apparently still had enough time to write an interesting article on the effects of blogging and how it helped build the Tesla Roadster. ...

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    FOLLOWUP: Tesla Motors says Eberhard's lawsuit "will not have any effect on Tesla's considerable momentum"

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    If you are sick of hearing about the lawsuit filed by Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard against the company and current CEO Elon Musk, we're sorry. There's a lot to know about the case (like what's in the complaint), and we're ...

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    BREAKING: Martin Eberhard sues Elon Musk and Tesla for libel, slander and breach of contract

    The only thing surprising about Martin Eberhard's latest move is that it took so long to happen. Eberhard was co-founder of Tesla Motors along with Mark Tarpenning, and he was ousted from the company in November 2007 by then-chairman Elon Musk. Musk has never been one to hide his feelings about ...


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