• Tesla will detail Uber/Lyft competition on April 22nd

    If you own a Tesla, you’ll likely already appreciate that it’s not like any other car on the market. Something else that will separate Tesla vehicles is their ability to drive autonomously, sooner, rather than later. While Musk is well known for his aggressive (or ambitious) timelines, he’s on...
  • Tesla Model Y is coming in 2020

    Tesla’s Model Y launch event has just wrapped and now we have a lot more detail about the mid-sized crossover. The Model Y will be available from Fall 2020 for the top 3 models, with the standard (cheapest edition) coming in a little later, in Spring of 2021. Like...
  • Watch the Tesla Model Y event live at 2PM AEDT

    This afternoon Tesla will unveil their latest vehicle, the Model Y. Until today, we’ve really only seen a teaser image from the front and know very little about the car, other than it’s position as a more compact SUV, a smaller version of the Model X. Today Tesla released...
  • Tesla offering a week of living the electric future in Byron Bay

    Tesla have just announced a competition where the successful winner will score a whole week in April, where you and 5 guests will get to experience a taste of our electric future. This gorgeous house in Byron Bay features 2 Tesla Powerwalls to collect energy from the solar panels...
  • Tesla kills off referral program before Aussies really got a chance

    Lots of company’s offer affiliate programs where customers who help sell product for the company are rewarded. Overnight Elon Musk announced on Twitter, that Tesla would be ending their referral program effective from February 1st, 2019. While Tesla has sold their Model S and X in Australia for a...
  • Tesla are retrofitting Superchargers with faster CCS Type-2 connectors

    EV charging standards are a joke. With the world unable to agree, we’ve ended up with different plugs for different vehicles. To make matters more complex, as recharging and battery technology improves, we can now recharge faster, with more powerful chargers (up to 350kW) (and batteries that can handle...
  • Tesla’s big battery in SA, turns 1, making big impacts on energy market

    Time flies when you’re having fun, or storing energy. Can you believe it’s been a year already since Tesla’s big battery went into production? The time has flown, but during the year the impact the battery has made is substantial.  Neoen, one of the fastest growing leading independent producer...
  • Tesla’s 2nd big battery is now powering the Victorian grid

    Tesla has announced their second big battery in Australia, located at Gunnawarra Solar Farm, is now connected to the grid. As part of the announcement, they provided a pretty sweet time-lapse of the construction process. The battery in Victoria may be half the size of the now famous big...
  • Tesla Model 3 changes

    Elon’s been tweeting again and this time its about changes to the Model 3 offerings by Tesla. In the US, followed by Canada, there’s a new Model 3 variant, with a Mid Range Battery. As the name suggests, this new battery sits between standard or base model and the...
  • Tesla Model 3 is going on tour in Australia at Westfield

    As expectant owners anxiously await their delivery in Australia, Tesla’s Model 3 is about to go on somewhat of a road trip. Tesla imported a few Model 3s for a preview event in late August, which saw some location experience up to a 2 hour wait. Since then, the...
  • Visiting the Tesla Model 3 in Chadstone was revealing

    Last week Tesla teased future Model 3 owners by bringing 3 of them to Australia. Located in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, those with pre-orders were given first access. With the arrival event done, the Model 3 is now available to go see in person, so if you are considering...
  • Meet the Model 3, Aug 21st in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

    It seems Tesla’s keen to give those who pre-ordered a teasing look at their upcoming vehicle. Reservation holders for the Model 3, due out mid-2019 in Australia are receiving email invites to an event on August 21st, 2018 between 9AM and 5PM to check out the Model 3 in...
  • It’s hard to imagine buying anything but an electric car

    My current car is a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.4L Manual sedan that’s served me well for the last 13 years, but now it’s nearing the time where I enter the market for a new car to replace it. When I first got the car, I knew I wanted...
  • 5,000 Model 3’s a week. What happens when everyone’s driving a Tesla?

    This week Tesla are celebrating a major milestone, one they set for themselves, that is to ramp up production to make 5,000 Model 3’s per week. This acceleration of the number of vehicles shipped each week is important for a few key reasons. Firstly goal number 1 is to...
  • Crowne Plaza installs Tesla Destination Chargers across entire hotel network

    Tesla’s done a better job than anyone in building out their electric recharging infrastructure, but thanks to a new deal with hotel network Crowne Plaza, there’s about to be 13 more destinations for Tesla owners to recharge. The hotels will install Tesla Destination Chargers at all of their properties...
  • Tesla missed a major 2017 milestone (coast-to-coast)

    Elon Musk unveiled the mass-production Model 3 back in March, 2016, and owners have been receiving the vehicles. There is a feature yet, full autonomy, that’s highway and suburban streets, that is still on the ‘coming soon’, a promise for the future to owners. This feature actually costs a...
  • Tesla finally producing Model 3 at scale, still long way to go

    When Elon Musk revealed the Model 3 to the world, he knew then, the company’s first large-scale production car would be a massive challenge to produce the volume necessary to satisfy the sight-unseen 115,000 pre-orders. Since the event, more details of the car have emerged and more orders have...
  • South Australia’s Big Battery from Tesla is already half built

    Sorry South Australia, it looks like Tesla is going to finish your big battery on time, so it won’t be free. Tonight at an event in Jamestown, SA, Elon Musk announced the project to deliver the world’s largest lithium-ion battery (built using multiple PowerPacks) is on schedule for completion...
  • Dominos store adds 10 Tesla Powerwalls to keep pizzas cheap

    In what is understood to be the biggest Tesla Powerwall 2 installation in the world, the Dominos franchise in Sydney’s West (Plumpton) has added 10 Powerwalls to their business. Tired of high power prices, they’re taking things into their own hands and investing in a renewable energy solution to...
  • The high-tech Tesla Tiny House

    The tiny house movement is a global one of downsizing counters the natural trajectory of building larger and larger homes. There’s a great series on the US-based A+E Network called Tiny House Nation. This takes you inside the scene, explaining the creative ways people are living in houses smaller...

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