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Tesla Sues BBC's "Top Gear"

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Tesla claims the popular show faked a scene that appeared to show Tesla’s Roadster car running out of energy (about 5 minutes in): In the episode, first broadcast in December 2008, Jeremy Clarkson takes a dubious approach to “brown rice, … Continue reading »


Oil, Electrics & The Tipping Point between the Two

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Shai Agassi (founder of Palo Alto’s Better Place) recently sat down for a chat with Greg Dalton, Climate One director and vice president of The Commonwealth Club (video below).  Agassi’s spiel is pretty much the same it’s been for a … Continue reading »


Video: NUMMI on "This Week in Northern California"

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If you take your news best via video, I summarized the NUMMI story on KQED’s “This Week in Northern California” last Friday night. Check out the video below — the NUMMI talk begins at 9:31 in.  (That said, it’s worth … Continue reading »


Tensions Rising As NUMMI Closure Looms

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On March 31st, the New United Motor Manufacturing (NUMMI) plant in Fremont, California — a 25-year joint venture between GM and Toyota — will shut down. Last June, GM pulled the plug. In August, Toyota warned it would do the … Continue reading »