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Tesla's Model X Is The Fastest SUV Ever

Video: Zero to 60 miles per hour in under 3.2 seconds. Zero to 100km/h in 3.35 seconds. Zero to 160km/h in under eight seconds. The Model X, due to land on Aussie shores within a couple of months, leaves other big 4WDs like the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and BMW X6M for dead.


Tesla's Model S Will Get Free Streaming Spotify To Replace Rdio

With Rdio’s unfortunate demise, owners of Tesla Motor’s Model S electric car were left in the lurch — the music service was the company’s official partner for in-car streaming, along with Tunein Radio. Now, a couple of weeks after Rdio shutting its doors, Tesla has announced that Spotify will take the reins for the Model S’ in-car entertainment.


Tesla's First Australian Inter-City Supercharger Is Open In Goulburn

As part of its Australian launch for the $100,000-plus Model S sedan, Tesla Motors committed to building a dozen different Supercharger stations by the end of 2015. The first station outside metropolitan Sydney and Melbourne is now open, in Goulburn near Canberra. It’s now possible to drive Tesla’s electric cars between Sydney and Melbourne, for free, without having to stop overnight to charge.


The New Tesla Model X: Everything We Didn't Already Know

Tease much? We’ve known Tesla’s SUV was coming since 2012, back before the Mayan apocalypse. Today, though, it has finally arrived, and I’m at the grand unveiling outside of the Tesla factory in Fremont, CA. A lot of information has already been released in the lead-up, but I am here to find out the things we don’t already know and to attempt to rub my face on this sweet-looking vehicle.


Watch Elon Musk Unveil The New Tesla Model X

Three years after the introduction of the all-electric, record-breaking, 103-out-of-100 Model S, Tesla Motors has a new car. The Model X is a larger version of the same technological underpinnings of the Model S, but adds rear ‘falcon-wing’ doors and some serious cargo space — transporting seven adults and their luggage in comfort. You can watch Tesla founder Elon Musk introduce it right here, right now.


Supercharged: Travelling From Sydney To Melbourne For Free In A Tesla Model S

Back in April, our road trip from Sydney to Melbourne took around 30 hours, and involved an overnight charge in Canberra and a four-hour charge on three-phase in Wodonga. Today, we did that entire trip in less than 12 hours — thanks to the recent installation of Tesla‚Äôs superchargers, all of which have gone live within the last two weeks.


A UWS Graduate Was Poached By Tesla Motors After Building A Car For The World Solar Challenge

The cool little side projects you take on at university can lead to big things. One of the members of Gizmodo’s 2013 World Solar Challenge partnership with Western Sydney University has moved to San Francisco to work with Tesla on a secretive engineering project.


Tesla's Robotic Charger Is A Little Bit Sexy

Tesla Motors has a prototype charger for its all-electric Model S that senses a nearby car and guides its high-voltage connector to the car’s rear-mounted port, all without any human interaction. And it looks… sensual.


Tesla's Model S Update: Faster, Cheaper, Longer Range

Tesla’s Model S all-electric sports sedan is a constantly evolving vehicle, with new features and upgrades constantly added throughout the three years of its existence. But today, there’s a big update that entirely changes the car that you can buy. Three new options come in the form of longer range, a lower starting price, and an even faster rate of acceleration.


Living With A Tesla Model S

Late last year, I wrote my review of the Tesla Motors Model S, after spending a couple of days driving the all-electric supercar around the city. I got to experience its instantaneous power, massive 17-inch touchscreen, and the froot, but not the advantages (and disadvantages) that come with having a giant high-power lithium-ion battery.


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