By Stefano Ambrogi LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) - American electric car maker Tesla Motors said on Wednesday it is suing the BBC's hit motoring show "Top Gear" for allegedly faking a race between its electric sports car and a petrol-driven Lotus Elise. The firm said it issued a writ in London's High Court on Tuesday claiming defamation and malicious falsehood over a show, aired two years ago, that supposedly tested its Roadster Sport. It is the latest row to engulf the often ...
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