Tesla Model S Officially, Finally Launches In Australia

It has been a long time coming, but the first deliveries of Tesla’s all-electric Model S sedan to customers have been completed — you’ll be seeing them more and more often around the country. Tonight also signals the kick-off of Tesla’s Supercharger network roll-out around Australia, with ten fast-charging units already up and running and more to come over the next year.


The Tesla Model S 'Skateboard' Rolling Chassis Is A Thing Of Beauty

This is a Tesla Motors Model S. Well, most of it, at least.

Sitting in pride of place at the new Sydney showroom, the ‘skateboard’ is a Model S rolling chassis with suspension, electric motor, and almost all of the car’s critical components. All you need to do is fit a battery and go. Oh, and some seats.


Photos: Inside Tesla Motors' First Australian Showroom

Tesla Motors’ first Australian showroom, in Artarmon on Sydney’s north shore, is about to throw open its doors to the public. Ahead of its official opening, we got the chance to take a look inside and snap some photos.

(56K and mobile warning: heaps of images inside!)


Uber Banned In Delhi Following Rape Allegations

After one of its drivers was arrested on charges of raping a female passenger, Uber has now been banned in the Indian capital, Delhi.


GPS Tracking To Curb Car Thefts In Western Australia

Car theft continues to be a persistent problem for motorists across Australia, and there’s only so much that a good alarm and security system can do — especially if the thief already has your keys. What if you were able to track wherever your car was on a map on your phone, though? Having your car stolen — at least for good — may soon be a thing of the past.


Get Ready For More Uber In Australia In 2015

Despite regulatory hurdles, angry cabbies and the occasional heated altercation, Uber is expanding and Australia is in the crosshairs for growth thanks to over a billion dollars in new funding.


You Can Wheelie Indoors On The Electric Motorcycle Of The Future

Believe it or not, the motorcycle of the future doesn’t have to just live outside or in your garage. It’s fast. It’s beautiful. And with no exhaust fumes to worry about, you can ride it indoors. In the future, you can pop sweet wheelies anywhere you want.


Monster Machines: This Jet-Powered Race Car Nearly Won The Indy 500

While electric race cars and superbikes are all the rage these days, these wheeled power plants are hardly the first revolutionary engine technology. Why, back in 1967, one racing team blew more than a few minds when they dropped a genuine jet engine into their car and nearly drove it to victory at the Indianapolis 500.


The Tech That Drives The New Tesla Model S, Explained

Last night, Elon Musk took the wraps off the new Tesla Model S. Dual motors and all-wheel drive don’t just make it faster, a new sensor array will make it safer too. Let’s break out each innovation, figure out what it is and how it works.


How To Ride A Big, Heavy Motorcycle Off-Road

There’s no better way to see the world than from two wheels. But, the adventure motorcycles made to do just that are so big and heavy, riding them off the road becomes its own, separate and difficult to master skill. Here’s how to do it.