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    Followup: UK appeals court dismissed Tesla's BBC Top Gear lawsuit

    Tesla Motors' efforts to clear allegations of reduced range on its electric cars just took another hit. A British appeals court dismissed a libel lawsuit filed by Tesla against the BBC's Top Gear show. The court rejected Tesla's appeal of a court decision last year that struck out its "libel and ...

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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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    Report: BMW M1, Fisker Karma and BAC Mono are Top Gear stars' Car of the Year winners

    Top Gear magazine and Jeremy Clarkson have already let us in on their 2011 care of the year, the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque taking the cake from both of them (although Clarkson made the distinction that the best car of 2011 was the BMW 535d M-Sport Touring). A few more TG stars have clocked in ...

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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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    Tesla says Top Gear still hurting UK sales

    It's not always easy to tell how a company is performing just by looking at the numbers. In the second quarter of 2011, for example, Tesla Motors revenues hit a record $58 million, with losses of $59 million. This fell just short of Wall Street expectations, and Tesla stock took a beating. In the ...

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    Report: Judge: Tesla will need to prove financial damage to win suit

    Tesla's much publicized lawsuit against Top Gear has not been going well for the upstart electric car company. The British judge hearing the case tossed out the automaker's libel claim, and now this. According to The Guardian, Justice Tugendhat has issued a written judgment ordering Tesla to show ...

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    Report: Court rules Top Gear did not libel Tesla, more decisions coming soon

    Tesla's libel suit against Top Gear was dealt a crushing blow with London's court ruling that no Top Gear viewer would have reasonably assumed the Tesla Roadster's on-track performance on the show relates to its real-world capabilities. As you might recall, Top Gear's review of the Roadster ...

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    Video: Fully Charged takes on Top Gear, debunks Leaf battery myths, knocks hydrogen

    Fully Charged takes on Top Gear – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet and this time 'round Llewellyn responds to the on-screen Nissan Leaf antics of Top Gear. We already saw how cleverly ...

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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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    Tesla: Top Gear libel suit defends the honor of electric vehicles

    Tesla's libel suit against Top Gear for the show's 2008 review of Roadster is apparently about more than just some erroneous statements made regarding Tesla's electric Roadster. Myra Pasek, a London-based spokeswoman for the automaker, claims that Tesla is suing to defend the honor of electric ...

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    Elon Musk says Top Gear is "completely phony"

    Last time we broached the subject of Tesla libel suit against Top Gear for the program's 2008 review of Roadster, Top Gear producer Andy Wilman responded to Tesla's claims that the automotive show had fibbed about the Roadster's brakes not working properly, that its range was merely 55 miles and ...

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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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    Ex-Stig Ben Collins a raging Tesla Roadster fan too?

    Ben Collins was Top Gear's motoring sensation the Stig, but now that he no longer holds that title, his true identity, as well as his passion for electric vehicles, has slowly leaked out. After posting a glowing review of the Nissan Leaf, Collins has decided to reveal his other love, the Tesla ...

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    Video: Ex-Stig says Nissan Leaf is a driveable iPod

    Ben Collins pilots the Nissan Leaf – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Ex-Top Gear driver Ben Collins (aka the ex-Stig), is one of a rare breed of car aficionados who possess the ability to captivate millions with his intriguing automotive reviews. So, when The Sun asked Collins to ...


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