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A smaller Cybertruck will 'probably' come to rival HiLux

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the electric car maker will "probably" release a smaller version of the Cybertruck overseas, potentially allowing the incoming electric pick-up to compete with popular local offerings like the Toyota HiLux or Ford Ranger. In prototype form, the Cybertruck measures roughly 5.4m long, 2m wide and 1...

Tesla's Cybertruck could get an electromagnetic windscreen wiper

A new windscreen wiper design – first patented by Tesla in late 2019 – could make its debut on the upcoming Cybertruck. According to the website InsideEVs, the patent lends itself to the flat windscreen fitted to the sharply-creased Tesla pick-up. Rather than pivoting from a fixed point as with a traditional system, the patented design uses an electromagnetic block that moves horizontally across the entire length of the windshield...

Tesla's Cybertruck could change colour with extreme temperatures

The highly anticipated and controversially-styled Tesla Cybertruck may be able to change colour when heat is applied to the body. According to a story published on electric-car website Electrek, the technique known as 'tempering' could potentially allow owners to choose from a limited range of colours, thanks to the body of the Cybertruck being made of stainless steel...

Tesla Cybertruck won’t be five per cent smaller after all, compact ute could follow

The Tesla Cybertruck is likely going to have many people pulling out their tape measures when it eventually arrives in showrooms, after the boss of the company Elon Musk said the real thing would be five per cent smaller than the concept – only to later clarify it will only be slightly smaller...

Hot Wheels releases a remote-controlled Tesla Cybertruck

You can now be the envy of your friends and say you own and drive a Tesla Cybertruck. Hot Wheels has released a Cybertruck remote-controlled car in 1:10 and 1:64 scale, with its polarising exterior styling, and features accurately resembling the real thing revealed in November 2019...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Tesla Cybertruck to launch in Tri Motor form first

Tesla has reshuffled the production schedule of its polarising Cybertruck ute. According to the company’s online configurator, the flagship Tri Motor AWD Cybertruck will launch alongside the Dual Motor in late 2021 – a year earlier than first announced at the truck’s reveal...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Mazda Australia boss, Vinesh Bhindi

This week on the podcast are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. We catch up with Josh Dowling to discuss some of the biggest news of the week, including everything Tesla Cybertruck, and Mazda's planned guaranteed buyback deals. Also, in BMW news, the company is buying back Takata-affected cars, has a new waterproof key card, and its owners be getting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for free...

It’s official: Tesla Cybertruck now on sale in Australia

The Tesla Cybertruck is officially on sale in Australia and orders are already being taken online, as the latest figures show more than 250,000 people around the world have signed up just one week since the electric pick-up was unveiled. The order books are already open on the Tesla Australia website, with buyers asked to place a modest $150 deposit to secure a place in the queue...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

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