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Motoring News

Tesla pursues action over Top Gear show

Electric car manufacturer Tesla said it would press on with its damages action over a Top Gear show after a High Court ruling yesterday.

Mr Justice Tugendhat said that the claim for malicious falsehood against the BBC must be struck out unless amended.

The legal spat arose from an episode in which the Tesla Roadster was filmed dropping speed on the race track and eventually being pushed into a garage to be recharged.