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Tesla on UK Channel 4 - Dispatches

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  1. dpeilow

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    #1 dpeilow, Oct 26, 2008
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    Was on at 19.10 GMT on the 26th.

    www.channel4.com/news/dispatches

    Jon Snow on an election themed road trip looking at the "New America".


    He stops off in Silicon Valley and drives the Roadster (VP-13), questions Zak for a while and also looks at a new solar cell company (Stion Corp). Clearly we have another Tesla convert :smile:

    This may be repeated on More4 if you are in the UK or can receive Astra 2 and is also available on their internet catch-up service. If the latter doesn't work for you, I have it saved.
     
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    #2 dpeilow, Oct 27, 2008
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    Thanks, Dave. Unfortunately the catch-ups aren't available for those of us outside the UK.

    Channel 4 - News - Dispatches - Jon Snow's American Journey
     
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    Yes, I also thought that looked a lot like the Top Gear track...

    I shall edit out the relevant bits and Youtube them when I have a moment. But it was a pretty interesting documentary in general - if it turns up on BitTorrent or the like it is well worth a download.

    Unfortunately I didn't get to the record button in time for the Breakfast News debate, but it may be on an unrestricted bit of iPlayer.
     
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    Channel 4 "catch-up" clip doesn't play here:
    But the "Politics Show" segment played just fine.
     
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    #7 dpeilow, Oct 28, 2008
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    OK - here's the segment where he visits Tesla, talks to Vinod Khosla and visits Stion Corporation. I also tacked a bit of the summary dialogue on the end.




    There is a high quality clip available, but it looks like you have to go to Youtube to watch it.

    PM me if you want this or the whole show in high quality MPEG.
     
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    Hey! I live semi-near the Bixby Bridge!

    It was interesting to watch Zak speak. He obviously knows his audience, with referring to the Model S as a saloon instead of a sedan. Good job!
     
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