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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.

There Will Be A Second Tesla Powerwall In 2016

You probably never stood a chance of getting Tesla’s Powerwall home battery first time round. But don’t worry: According to Elon Musk, a second model will be ready to buy later in 2016.

Future Movers: A Hybrid Toyota Corolla, More Aussie Tesla Superchargers, Qantas's New In-Flight Video

Tired of walking? Future Movers is our roundup of the week’s biggest news in powered transport. Whether it’s a car or a plane or something in between, you’ll find the Aussie angle on it right here.

Tesla Plans To Make A Second Generation Powerwall Home Battery This Year

With Australia’s first Powerwall installation taking place only last week, Tesla has no plans of slowing down as production and demand for the household batteries continues to ramp up. A more efficient and cost-effective home battery is on the horizon.

Australia's First Powerwall Batteries Are Already Installed In NSW

When Tesla’s Powerwall battery energy storage system was first announced, solar-friendly Australians went mad for it. A relatively cheap integrated system that could hook up to the grid and to rooftop solar panels, the Powerwall is one of the first widely-available technologies that could reduce users’ reliance on energy delivered via the national electricity grid. And now, one of the first Powerwall batteries to be installed in Australia is already bolted to the outside wall of a home in western Sydney.

A Tesla Supercharger Station Is Planned For Port Macquarie

Tesla’s plans to expand its Supercharger network for the Tesla Model S up the east coast of Australia are well underway, with the approval of a Supercharger station in Port Macquarie being announced.

New Tesla Model S Ad Shows Off More Autopilot Features

So reading about how super-great the Tesla Model S is fine, but we all know things like cars (well, moving objects in general) translate better in video form. Far be it for Tesla’s marketing department to disappoint, with a fresh clip presenting the driving capabilities of the vehicle’s Autopilot system.

Australia's First Tesla Powerwall Installed At Energex Energy

The Queensland Government-owned power company Energex has started a trial of Tesla’s Powerwall energy storage battery, commencing with the installation of the first system in the country. The trial will go for the next year, in which time the government will look at options for financial incentives for customers cutting use of grid electricity.

Indigenous Australian Solar Energy Company Takes On Tesla

This Queensland company’s core mission is based on the fundamental Aboriginal approach of stewardship of the earth and its resources, and this means a move away from a reliance on fossil fuels for energy. Oh, and it offers a 10kWh solar energy storage system costing 30 per cent less than the Tesla Powerwall.

Tesla Sold 50,000 Cars In 2015

Tesla has been ramping up production of the Model S and Model X, hitting over 50,000 deliveries of the $100,000 plus vehicles in 2015 — with over 17,000 of those in the final quarter of the year.

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