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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...

Tesla Model S drivers complete 728.7km on single charge, claim world record

Two Tesla Model S drivers, Bjorn Nyland and Morgan Torvolt, from Norway say that they've driven 728.7km on a single charge of the electric sedan's battery. This, it's claimed, is good for a new world record. Even if it's not, the two men have managed to drive almost 50 percent further than the car's official range rating of 491km...

Tesla becomes first carmaker to top Forbes’ Innovative Companies list

A year after its founder Elon Musk was named the business world’s number-one “disrupter” by Vanity Fair magazine, American upstart Tesla Motors has been decalred the world’s most innovative company. Topping the list, which is published annually by business magazine Forbes, has also given Tesla the auspicious honour of being the first carmaker to do so...

Tesla lowers production forecast, sells US$500m-plus in stock

Earlier this month when Tesla Motors announced it was reducing its production volumes for 2015 from 55,000 to anywhere between 50,000 and 55,000 cars, the stock fell 12 per cent...

2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range breakdown

The 2016 Tesla Model S dual-motor range made its Australian premiere this week at a launch event unlike any other — inside Hangar 1 at Avalon Airport in Victoria. Until now, Tesla Motors has only sold rear-wheel-drive variants of the Model S in Australia, comprising the Model S 70 and 85...

Tesla happy with handling of Model S hacker takeover

A pair of security analysts were able to stop a Tesla Model S using a security flaw they discovered within the vehicle's operating system. Despite this, Tesla Motors is happy with the way it handled the discovery of the hack and the fix that was deployed immediately via a remote update...

2019 Tesla Roadster : two performance grades mooted

Tesla Motors has announced that it will reintroduce the Tesla Roadster for production in 2019, making it the fastest Tesla model on sale. The previous generation Roadster was available in two grades, Roadster and Roadster Sport, with the Roadster Sport model sprinting from 0-100km/h in just 3.7 seconds...