25 Feb '12, 12am

Tesla libel suit against Top Gear fails again

Elon Musk was never going to win a libel suit against a show he doesn't understand. TG, is not really a motoring show in the true sense of motoring shows, it's a very subtle parody of motoring shows, using the metaphor of cars to comment of modern life and the humour of the presenters. The show is not meant to be taken seriously, nor it is meant to be accurate. It's entertainment. Genius he may be, but Elon Musk is notorious for a lack of sense of humour. His over re-action stands in sharp contrast to the shows irreverent attitudes and only provoked more baiting of the Humourless Elon Musk. Clarkson's claim that the Nissan Leaf he was driving couldn't find public charging point in Lincolnshire County UK. Again the low battery was staged to prove a point. In contrast to Tesla, Nissan arranged for a Charging Post be donated to the Lincolnshire County, and dedicated it to Jer...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/02/24/tesla-libel-suit-aga...

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