A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Martin Eberhard

Co-Founder, Tesla Motors

Martin EberhardAs Americans try to decrease their dependency on oil, companies are working to develop alternative fuels that power cleaner, more efficient cars. Jessica’s guest is Martin Eberhard, one such inventor who founded Tesla Motors, an electric car company that emphasizes good design and high performance. His first product, the Tesla Roadster, is a sportscar that can accelerate to 60 MPH in four seconds.

Martin speaks with Jessica about his process for providing a virtuous and sporty alternative to the car industry, from scratch.

NPR