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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson professes his love for... bicycles?!

    Occasionally, we get the impression Jeremy Clarkson is simply screwing with the rest of the world. Either that, or he has no bodily control over over the way his lips, tongue and vocal chords move. In the past, the "Top Gear" presenter has been notoriously belligerent toward any form of ...

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    Report: Tesla libel suit against Top Gear fails again

    Tesla and the company's lawyers are nothing if not determined. After a judge smacked down the electric vehicle manufacturer's libel suit against the BBC and Top Gear for comments made about the range of the Tesla Roadster, the automaker rallied with a second, amended lawsuit. It didn't take long ...

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    Video: Top Gear producer Wilman praises YouTube parody

    For all of its glory, Top Gear can be a bit formulaic. Any given episode likely includes Jeremy Clarkson saying something absurd about one vehicle/ethnicity or another, at least two of the hosts embroiled in a ludicrous challenge and, of course, plenty of quick editing and stunning videography. ...

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    Nissan's response to Top Gear? Here, have two charge points

    When Top Gear said that the, "In the real world, [the Tesla Roadster] doesn't seem to work," the electric automaker responded with a lawsuit. Nissan is taking a different tack, putting a clever twist on the one-sided, anti-EV message that Top Gear keeps broadcasting about the faults of plug-in ...

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    Top Gear airs controversial Nissan Leaf segment, responds to critics

    We're not into spoiling the on-screen antics that make Top Gear one of the greatest automotive shows ever, but we're not gonna let slide the fact that the BBC aired last Sunday the much-anticipated Top Gear episode in which Jeremy Clarkson and James May embark on a journey in the Nissan Leaf and ...

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    Video: Video: Top Gear EV eco special lampooned even before it airs

    Facts are facts, right? When you're talking electric vehicles, a few salient details can completely make or break your experience with the machine; two of the most important being the time it takes to achieve a full charge and how much distance the car can go at a certain speed on that ...

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    Nissan responds to Top Gear pushing intentionally discharged Leaf

    Last week, Top Gear hosts James May and Jeremy Clarkson were respectively spotted piloting a Peugeot iOn and a Nissan Leaf through England. The duo stopped by Lincolnshire County to juice up their battery-powered vehicles, only to discover that there are no chargers in the entire ...

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    Top Gear crew makes pit stop, has trouble charging electric cars [w/video]

    It would seem that the guys from Top Gear are back to giving electric vehicles the what-for. According to The Lincolnite, James May and Jeremy Clarkson were respectively spotted piloting a Peugeot iOn and a Nissan Leaf through England during a cross-country trek (which is exactly what electric ...

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    Top Gear presents its side of story about Tesla Roadster [w/video]

    Tesla has gone to great lengths to publicize its libel suit against Top Gear for the program's 2008 review of the Tesla Roadster. The suit claims that TG's review of the car was rigged, and its assertion that the car doesn't work in the real world had been decided even before Clarkson drove the ...

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    Tesla sues BBC for libel over rigged Top Gear test

    Let's put this out there: Tesla Motors is a feisty little company. When General Motor tried to trademark "range anxiety," the electric automaker said, "You can have it." Tesla has also had a long-standing beef with the BBC TV show Top Gear, largely because of that memorable 2008 review of the ...

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    Jeremy Clarkson explains the problem with hybrids and the green-eyed monster

    Jeremy Clarkson is, among other things, a wonderfully entertaining writer, but it's no secret that he hates hybrids with a passion. In his most recent review of the new BMW 535i, the new sedan doesn't even get mentioned until halfway through the article (typical Clarkson), and begins with a rant ...

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    TopGear's hybrid debate gets a little off track with Priuses soaring, Insights flying

    It's been reported before that the crew over at TopGear is not exactly environmentally friendly, but we'll give them the benefit of the doubt. C'mon, there's at least a bit of love for saving the Earth over at TopGear, right? After all, they are suspected of triggering the volcano in Iceland that ...

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    It's Friday: Top Gear to blame for Icelandic volcano eruption

    It seems so obvious in retrospect, doesn't it? Consider the facts. Exhibit A: Top Gear has demonstrated a penchant for visiting the faraway reaches of Iceland for some of their memorable television stunts and was seen filming in the cold just last week in one of their beloved Toyota trucks. ...

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    Report: Top Gear blamed for motorsports' environmentally unfriendly image

    We realize that Americans have a bit of a reputation for blaming things on others and letting lawyers sort it out. But when it comes to the UK government, we're starting to think that any negative car related finding will be blamed on Top Gear. A governmental report called "Full Speed Ahead: ...

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    Et tu, Clarkson? Top Gear names Toyota Prius its "City Car of the Year"

    Jeremy Clarkson seems to hate anything that greens up or in any other way adds an eco label to his cars – and some environmentalists don't exactly appreciate the television host either – so it's with some amusement that we learn that the Top Gear team has named the Toyota Prius the ...

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    Environmentalists treat Jeremy Clarkson's driveway to a steaming pile of manure

    There are many things Top Gear front-man Jeremy Clarkson could be labeled as. Celebrity? Check. Petrolhead? Check. Environmentalist? Um, no. Whenever Clarkson has gotten the chance to get some seat time in what might be construed as an eco-friendly automobile, he always seems to find plenty not ...

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    Clarkson on the Audi Q7 V12 TDI: It's crap and it's brilliant!

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    Last year, Audi announced the most insane version of the Q7 SUV yet in the form of the Q7 V12 TDI. The V12 is an all-new engine diesel engine that, for now at least, only has a home in the Q7 but at some future date it may appear in some other ...

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    Jeremy Clarkson on Honda Insight: Possibly the worst new car money can buy

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    Jeremy Clarkson's disdain for the Honda Insight was pretty much a foregone conclusion, leaving the way in which he actually went about expressing that hatred for the hybrid as the actual newsworthy bit from his review at the Times Online. ...

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    ElectricAid pushes Th!nk City to the limit in video review

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    What should one do during the cold Norwegian winters? How about take an all-electric car out for a test drive, cruise on up the mountains and then spin out on a frozen drag strip? That's what our friends at Electricaid did with a Th!nk City recently. ...

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    Clarkson explains himself in written Tesla review, loves hydrogen

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    Just when we thought the whole sordid ordeal was over and done with, Jeremy Clarkson has stirred the pot again, this time in print for his regular column at the Times. We're referring once again to the Top Gear review of the Tesla Roadster, which sparked controversy ...


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