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Tesla Held An Aussie Model S Owners Meet-Up, At A Petrol Station Without Petrol

The new-look Tesla Model S has landed on Australian shores — with a surprisingly short turn-around after its April facelift — and the electric car company marked the occasion last night by holding a meet up for Victorian owners, at a petrol station that wasn’t a petrol station.

Build Your Own Tesla Model 3, Unofficially

Don’t want to wait at least another couple of years for Tesla to officially launch the Model 3, the company’s electric car for the masses? One particularly enterprise Model 3 reservation holder has built his own car configurator, complete with colour choices for bodywork and wheels. It’s not perfect, but it’s better than waiting.

Elon Musk Worries That Babies Are Built More Efficiently Than Teslas

Tesla had an earnings call today which was fairly typical for a Tesla earnings call. Except for the part where Elon Musk tried to relate the human gestational period to Tesla’s production cycle.

You Can Survive A Military Grade Bioweapon Sitting In A Tesla

More than twice the number of people that die in vehicle accidents die from air pollution — that’s over three million people every single year. Statistically, according to the World Health Organisation, you’re more likely to die from the air you breathe than the car you drive.

With Tesla’s focus on health and safety, it decided to take this into consideration with the design of the Model S and Model X cars. But of course, being Telsa, the protection doesn’t stop with your everyday garden variety smog.

Tesla's Third Australian Store Will Be In Sydney's Martin Place

With Tesla Motors starting its ramp up to the launch of the Model 3 electric car, the company needs more stores and showrooms around the world to deal with an influx of new and returning customers. The third store location for Australia has just been unveiled — and it’s in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

Elon Musk Claims Tesla's Autopilot Decreases Crashes By Half

Tesla’s new semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has already saved a few YouTubers from spectacular crashes. But according to Elon Musk, those aren’t the exception to the rule: Autopilot has decreased crashes by 50 per cent in a few months.

Electric Heaven: Behind The Wheel Of The Tesla Model S P90DL

A wolf in electric sheep’s clothing. That’s one way to describe the world’s fastest electric car of the moment, the Tesla Model S P90D. As the brainchild of Elon Musk‘s wild electric dream, the American car manufacturer’s hero model simply cannot be read about or experienced via Youtube. So we jumped the behind the wheel of one to find out for ourselves.

The Tesla Model S Just Got Its First Ever Facelift

After four years of mass production, Tesla Motors’ luxury Model S sedan has had its first significant visual overhaul. New cars being built from today onwards will inherit the aerodynamic front grille of the Model X SUV, as well as a faster wall charger and more powerful in-cabin air filtration.

Companies Call On Australian Government To Step Up On Electric Cars

Following the announcement of the much-anticipated Tesla Model 3 — with many Australians having pre-ordered the car sight-unseen — a coalition of stakeholders has released a report calling on the Federal Government to act on electric vehicles. Increased uptake of low and zero-emission cars in Australia could be the key to meeting our climate, energy production and air quality goals, with regular vehicles making up Australia’s fastest growing source of emissions.

This Is The Totally Wrong Way To Think About Self-Driving Cars

I’m no fan of cars, as you might have guessed from some of my previous stories. But I do believe that better technology — namely the kind that will prevent humans from driving them — can make cars, and our world, better.

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