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Tesla's Appeal Lawsuit Against The BBC Dismissed

Tesla, it seems, can’t catch a break in the media in 2013. First, The New York Times published a less-than-stellar review of the Model S, criticizing the car’s range in cold weather. Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO, Elon Musk, was quick to respond with data that contradicted The New... read more

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Senate Passes Bill Requiring Implementation Of Vehicle Data Recorders

If the House of Representatives approves a bill already passed by the Senate (or one very similar), this much is a given: by the 2015 model year, event data recorders will be... read more May 14, 2012 by 


 
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Tesla Loses Major Part Of Its "Top Gear" Lawsuit

As first covered on our sister site GreenCarReports, a British high court ruled against Tesla this week in its libel lawsuit against the BBC and its 'Top Gear' program... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
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Ford Hit With Patent Infringement Lawsuit Relating To SYNC

When it comes to SYNC and MyFord Touch, this hasn’t been a good year for Ford. The voice-and-touch-screen driver interface has been criticized by consumers, resulting... read more July 6, 2011 by 


 
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Quiet Engine, High Tech Key Blamed In Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Carbon monoxide has occasionally been described as a silent killer, and the recent deaths of a New York man and a woman in Florida prove the phrase still runs true in modern... read more June 23, 2011 by 


 
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls Top Gear “Completely Phony”

In the ongoing battle between Tesla and Top Gear, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has finally spoken, comparing the BBC’s popular automotive television program to a Milli... read more April 7, 2011 by 


 
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Top Gear Responds To Tesla Lawsuit

Following last week’s shock announcement that Tesla is suing BBC’s Top Gear for libel and malicious falsehood stemming from a review of its all-electric Roadster... read more April 4, 2011 by 


 
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Breaking: Tesla Sues BBC's Top Gear For Libel And Malicious Falsehood

Tesla is no stranger to lawsuits, having been on both the receiving end and acting as instigator in several nasty cases in the recent past. The Californian electric car... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
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GM Sues Car Hauler Over 1,700 'Hostage' Vehicles

We've all seen the trucks, loaded with brand-new, plastic-wrapped cars headed to showrooms, but have you ever wondered who actually moves those car around? Turns out for GM... read more March 25, 2011 by 


 
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Mon Dieu! France Fines Google $142,000 For Street View Privacy Violations

There's no denying that Google Maps is the king of online mapping services. It may have been slightly late to the party, but thanks to social features like sharable maps and... read more March 22, 2011 by 


 
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Report: Ford Suing Ferrari Over F150 F1 Car Name

Silly as it may sound, trademark law is a curious thing, and Ford is moving to stop use of the F150 name (though note the lack of hyphenation) used by Ferrari for its latest... read more February 9, 2011 by 


 
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SMS Supercars suing MJ Acquisitions over Saleen name

Last week we reported on a pair of new Saleen Mustangs due by 2010, and the chain of transfers that has seen the Saleen, Inc. brand end up in the hands of Micheal Shields and... read more July 20, 2009 by 


 
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Geely says Rolls Royce's copy claims are baseless

China's car industry is infamous for its tendency to 'borrow' details from European carmakers, often to the point where the word 'clone' is used with some accuracy. The... read more April 24, 2009 by 


 
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Volkswagen sues California Lamborghini dealer for theft of $12 million in cars

Volkswagen has filed a lawsuit against Lamborghini Orange County for what it terms 'outright theft' of $12 million worth of Lamborghini vehicles. The dealership, owned by Vik... read more January 13, 2009 by 


 
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Daimler on verge of settling Smart ForTwo clone car suit in Europe

For more than a year now, Mercedes' parent company Daimler has pursued a copyright infringement case against Chinese carmaker Shuanghuan for its Bubble, a blatant knock-off... read more January 5, 2009 by 


 
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Fisker Automotive building new engineering center in Michigan

The Fisker plug-in hybrid saloon has officially been revealed at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Click here for all the details and images. While the rest of the automotive... read more November 10, 2008 by 


 
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