electric cars

Electric Vehicle Makers Need To Agree On Standards

Standards are a key part of technical progress and for the increased use of renewable energy. Solar power provides an obvious example — if a photovoltaic unit is used to put power back into the electricity grid, then the power needs to satisfy the standards for the grid in terms of voltage, cycles-per-second, and so on.


The Tesla Model S Is A Supercar For The Snow

Elon Musk is having a chatty day on Twitter again. In between talking SpaceX and drone rockets, he shared a video of a Tesla Motors Model S showing off a pretty impressive feat — but it’s not a feat of speed or of electric range.


All The High-Tech Cars, Concepts And In-Car Gadgets From CES 2015 And The Detroit Motor Show

CES 2015 is over, the 2015 Detroit Motor Show is done and dusted, and we now know what the next year has in store for us in the world of motoring. There are some really cool things going on, and we’ve rounded them all up into one place. Here’s your scoop on 2015′s high-tech cars.


Chevrolet Bolt: This All-Electric Hatchback Is Pretty Cute

Chevrolet (and by extension, Holden) dipped their proverbial toes into the electric car pool a while back with the hybrid Volt: an electric car with a petrol-powered range extender. Now it’s diving in head-first with an all-electric hatchback partly designed in Australia. Meet the Bolt.


Tesla Building Robotic Snakes That Emerge From Walls To Charge Cars

Elon Musk just tweeted some pretty exciting news. In the future, Tesla owners won’t have to worry about plugging in their cars. Robot snake arms will do it for them…


Tesla Motors Model S: Australian Review

The Tesla Model S is the most incredible car that I have ever driven.


BMW Is Developing Street Lights That Also Charge Your Electric Car

One of the frequently-cited problems with electric cars is a lack of places to charge up when you’re away from home. Rather than create an entire standalone network, BMW is looking to combine charging docks with another common, electricity-powered road fixture: street lights.


Tesla Motors' Sydney Service Centre Location Revealed

Are you one of the lucky few with a pending pre-order for an all-electric Tesla Motors Model S sedan? If you’re in Sydney, the Californian tech company has a new Mecca on the north shore for your car-buying pilgrimage. Here’s where you’ll be heading to pick up your shiny new Tesla Model S.


Tesla Motors' Next Big Thing Could Be Assisted Driving

Tesla Motors has been so close to an Australian launch of its Model S all-electric sedan for so long. We’ve been keeping track of every little update, but we know for sure that it’s only a matter of days until the Model S officially launches onto Aussie roads. Further to that, Tesla boss Elon Musk teased a big announcement — and we think we know what it is.


Tesla Motors Lifted A Model S Into Westfield Sydney

Wait. They did what? The guys at Tesla Motors lifted a Model S — one of the first in Australia — up six storeys in mid-air, onto the top floor of the Westfield Sydney shopping centre.