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Tesla Sues BBC’s Top Gear For Libel

March 30th, 2011 03:16 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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thecarchik writes “About two years ago BBC’s Top Gear aired a test drive of the then relatively new Tesla Roadster. In the particular episode, Tesla Roadsters are depicted as suffering several critical ‘breakdowns’ during track driving. Host Jeremy Clarkson concludes the episode by saying that in the real world the Roadster ‘doesn’t seem to work’. Tesla claims that the breakdowns were staged, making most of Top Gear’s remarks about the Roadster untrue. Tesla also states that it can prove Top Gear’s tests were falsified due to the recordings of its cars’ onboard data-loggers. What’s Tesla asking for in the lawsuit? Tesla simply wants Top Gear to stop rebroadcasting the particular episode and to correct the record.”

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