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Tesla Autopilot update coming to curb “crazy” behaviour

If you’ve spent any time on YouTube since electric car maker Tesla introduced its new semi-autonomous Autopilot feature to the Model S sedan last month, you might be able to guess where this is going. Offering a level of self-driving technology that allows for limited hands-free driving without - so the theory goes - risk of an accident, the debut of Autopilot has predictably led some to test its full capabilities, beyond Tesla’s prescribed usage...

Tesla Model S Sydney to Melbourne road trip

The Sydney to Melbourne drive has long been the measure of ability for cars in this country, and now it is possible to drive that route for free using electricity. All thanks to the Tesla Model S. You may recall that CarAdvice travelled from Seattle to Los Angeles purely on electricity with the Tesla Model S in 2014...

Tesla Supercharger network: Australian plans revealed

The Tesla Supercharger network in Australia is growing, and it’s happening fast. By the end of next year the Silicon Valley-based auto maker will have places to rapid-charge its electric cars between Melbourne in Victoria, all the way through New South Wales up to Brisbane in Queensland...

Tesla expands Supercharger network in Australia

The Tesla Supercharger network is growing in Australia, with the US electric car brand opening two new regional locations today. The new Supercharger stations in Goulburn in southern NSW and just over the border in Wodonga, Victoria, will theoretically make it possible for owners to drive from Sydney to Melbourne in one stint...

Tesla Model X falcon wing doors use ultrasonic sensors to operate in tight spaces

At the launch of the new Tesla Model X SUV, the company demonstrated the car's falcon wing doors and gave a few more details about how it operates. In the video above, from the car's official launch, the Model X is wedged tightly between an Audi Q7 and an American Honda Odyssey...

Tesla Model X revealed ahead of Australian debut: 7 seats, 3.2 seconds to 60mph

Visionary technology billionaire Elon Musk has at last pulled the wraps from the new 2016 Tesla Model X SUV at a special event in California today. Musk also used the big moment to mark the opening of sales in the US, with the first six buyers taking delivery at the event. An Australian debut is set to occur in the second half of 2016, likely around July or August...

Tesla Model X falcon wing doors filmed in action before debut

Last week, just days from its official launch, a couple spotted and filmed a Tesla Model X in action. The video above was shot by YouTube user Susan Le, and seems to have been filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area...

Tesla Energy to launch Powerwall in Australia from late 2015

Tesla, the American electric vehicle maker and energy technology company, will launch its new Tesla Energy program in Australia later this year. Tesla Energy was first announced in May, alongside the company’s new Powerwall home battery pack that would soon be made available in America as a means of storing sustainable and renewable energy...

Tesla Model X Founder Series won by Sydney mum

A Sydney mum has become the lucky recipient of a 2016 Tesla Model X Founder Series model after winning a referral program run by Tesla Motors in Australia that began in August. The referral program, which was run around the world and divided into three world segments (Asia Pacific, North America and Europe), gave current Tesla owners the opportunity to invite people to receive a $1000 discount on their new purchase through a referral link...

Tesla Model 3 will debut in March 2016

In a series of tweets overnight, Elon Musk revealed new details about the upcoming Tesla Model 3. The outspoken CEO of Tesla Motors stated via his Twitter feed that the Model 3 sedan will be "[unveiled] in March" next year. In the US, the new all-electric sedan will have a starting price of US$35,000 ($49,000)...

Tesla Model X revealed via online configurator

Pricing, photos and specifications from the online configurator of the production Tesla Model X people mover and crossover mashup have begun hitting the internet. Photos seen in this article were initially published by either Tesla Motors Club, EV Obssession or Flickr user tobi_wan_kenobi...