There’s been some recent announcements in the auto industry with some upcoming vehicles that received plenty of coverage (looking at you BMW and Apple Car Key). The glowing coverage of unlocking your vehicle using your phone, seems to be breaking news to many, however I think it’s important to put some...
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    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...
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    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...
  • 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...
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    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...
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    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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    Never has a software update had such a profound effect on an industry. Recently Tesla started shipping Software 7.0, an over-the-air software update to their Model S owners that included Autopilot 1.0. The new feature is specifically designed to reduce driver fatigue and improve the experience of highway driving,...
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    Musk says Autopilot 1.01 coming soon

    Since the release of Software 7.0, recent Tesla Model S owners have been enjoying the first version of Autopilot. Since then we’ve seen a number of drivers taking their hands off the wheel and letting the car do the work, ignoring the warnings that this is essentially beta software...
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    Watch Tesla live stream the launch of the Model X, a fully EV SUV

    Tesla are about to launch their third vehicle, the Model X. This will bring many firsts to the SUV market and do something many said wasn’t possible, a fully electric SUV. CEO and founder Elon Musk will be on stage for the launch of the vehicle, something that was...
  • Exclusive: Tesla’s 6-bay Supercharger location in Wodonga revealed

    Earlier this month, we brought you news that Tesla’s Supercharger network was confirmed for a Wodonga location. At the time, Tesla weren’t ready to confirm the location, but today, we know where it is. Construction has started on a 6-bay recharge space where owners can recharge their vehicles for...
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    Tesla’s network of Superchargers is growing to include my home town, Wodonga on the border of Victoria and New South Wales. This location will be critical to creating a range achievable drive from Canberra to Melbourne, via Wodonga. Back in December we seen a dot on a map around...
  • Tesla’s dual-motor (P85D) Model S launches in Australia

    Yesterday in a Melbourne Airport hanger, Tesla Australia gave press and owners, the chance to experience the all wheel drive version of the Model S. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it to the event, yep one of those times you really hate your calendar. The guys over at Car Advice...
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    Tesla Model S is faster than all these cars

    Overnight, Tesla announced some important changes to their lineup. A new upgrade option for the Model S will introduce a ‘ludicrous’ mode that delivers an upgrade in performance. If the all-electric power wasn’t enough before, it can now propel drivers from 0-60mph (96km/h) in just 2.8 seconds. This extra...
  • EVOKE chauffeur service using Tesla Model S, provides power and WiFi

    If you want to get to your destination in style, then check out Evoke, a brand new luxury chauffeur service with a difference. Right now the service is using the very popular, all-electric Tesla Model S and say they offer a sleek, uber-quiet and spacious vehicle with unparalleled technology....
  • Tesla PowerWall output rising from 2kW to 5kW for free

    After the initial glow of the PowerWall announcement wore off, people began looking into the detail of the product. One issue that was raised by many was the reasonably limited 2KW of concurrent output available from the 1st generation product. This means if you had planned to be off...
  • Tesla Energy is bringing PowerWall to Australia in Q1 2016

    This afternoon Elon Musk announced Tesla Energy, a company that is attempting to change the way the world uses power. A massive, global ambition that we just confirmed will reach Australia in the first quarter of 2016. After the announcement of the Powerwall battery for homes and businesses, many...
  • The full story on the Tesla Model S in Australia, now at Chadstone

    Tesla Motors recently launched in Australia and now has a very prominent display in the middle of Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre. This display features the Models S in it’s showcase red, examples of a supercharger and regular wall charger, as well as the innovative chassis. There’s also a 4-bay...

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