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 the record...
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    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...
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    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’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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elon Musk wants every roof to be a Solar Roof, offers multiple styles

    Perhaps bigger than Powerwall 2, the announcement and detail of Tesla’s Solar Roof is massive. While we’d heard it was coming, today we received the detail. The Tesla Solar Roof will come in a variety of styles, while achieving some pretty stunning project objectives. The Solar Roof is designed to...
  • Powerwall 2 doubles to 14kW, coming in Feb 2017

    Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has just made his latest big announcement. The outdoor event began with a focus on the overall mission of Tesla, which is of course to save the planet. Musk announced the Powerwall 2 which will deliver around twice as much storage as the first Powerwall....
  • Tesla Powerwall delivers 12 hrs of power during SA blackout

    Brian Gillespie from Eden Valley in South Australia would have been in darkness like the rest of the state had he not invested in Tesla’s Powerwall battery backup. In the last 24 hours a freak weather event caused devastating state-wide power outages for those reliant on the traditional power...
  • Gold Coast man has 6 Powerwalls, creates residential power station

    When Tesla announced the Powerwall, they included a detail that many skipped over, the system scales. This Powerwall scaling meant you could add more Powerwalls (up to 9) to match your usage and while many households could get away with one or maybe 2 at the most, a Gold Coast man...
  • Australia’s first Tesla Powerwall owner is Nick Pfitzner

    Nick Pfitzner is Australia’s first Tesla Powerwall owner. The lithium-ion battery pack allows owners to store energy from their solar panels for use during the night (or non-sunlight hours). The battery pack is designed to work indoors and outdoors as we see in this installation and if your power needs...
  • Watch Aussies react to Ludicrous mode in the Tesla Model S P90D

    It’s one thing to read about a car’s performance numbers, but another thing entirely to experience it yourself. The Tesla Model S P90D features two modes of acceleration, ‘Sport’ and ‘Ludicrous’. To be perfectly honest, both are stupid fast, but if you want to ask the car for the...
  • Review: Tesla Model S P90D, the stealthy supercar that’s brilliantly easy to drive

    This is the Tesla Model S P90D. It’s the top model from Tesla, with a battery that’s good for around 460km, and it’s Ludicrous mode will activate the dual electric motors to accelerate you like a rollercoaster from 0-100km/h in around 3 seconds. The interior is filled with carbon...
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    Recharging the Tesla Model S.

    With the Model S key in your pocket, connecting the car to a charger couldn’t be simpler. Each of the chargers have a button that communicates with the charger port. Simply press the button on the charger handle and the charger point, hidden in the left rear light, opens...
  • Touching your Tesla: Goodbye knobs and dials you are no longer required

    From the moment you sit in a Tesla Model S, you know this is very different to every other car you’ve been in. Despite the vast amount of stitched leather and carbon fibre in this P90D review model, your eyes are immediately drawn to the massive 17” touchscreen. This...
  • Hands-off with Tesla Autopilot in the Model S P90D

    Yesterday I drove from Melbourne to Wodonga along the Hume Freeway and probably touched the wheel a dozen times. The latest and best Tesla Model S is the P90D. Update: The P90D is on the website but the performance and 90kwh battery are both options to upgrade from the P85D,...

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