25 Apr '11, 9am

Tesla Motors Defends its Range

So Tesla finally has done what many other companies do in such cases; On March 30, 2011, the company went on the offensive and filed a lawsuit against the popular BBC program . Tesla claims that the show, which has an international audience of more than 350 million viewers around 100 countries, continues to have significant negative impacts on the view of the Roadster. Tesla claims that the show faked a scene where the Roadster, which had taken part in a road test, ran out of energy and had to be pushed into a garage. Ouch!! So, the lawsuit, if successful, may not be just for the benefit of Tesla, but it may be good for all of us in the long run, as the EV industry goes onto create new high tech jobs that can lessen the environmental impacts associated with our current modes of transportation (we’ll leave the issue about battery pack handling out for now).

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/tesla-motors-range/

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