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Category: Elon Musk

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Tesla targets South Australia market, with new Adelaide store

Tesla targets South Australia market, with new Adelaide store

Tesla says increased interest in EVs and a renewables-committed state government make SA its next Australian target market.

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Billionaire tweets signal end of the road for fossil fuel dinosaurs

Billionaire tweets signal end of the road for fossil fuel dinosaurs

Weekend tweets between tech billionaires and Australian political leaders should finally make clear to politicians, regulators and media that fossil fuels not the answer to Australia’s so-called energy crisis, but wind, solar and battery storage clearly are.

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Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

Tesla says Model 3 electric sedan on track, but results back in red

US EV and battery maker says mass-market Model 3 electric sedan on schedule to begin production in July.

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Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity "a bonus"

Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity “a bonus”

Elon Musk says Tesla’s solar tiles could cost less than – and last twice as long as – a regular “dumb roof.”

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Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla and SolarCity shareholders have approved the merger between the two companies.

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Tesla Motors grows up, buys up

Tesla Motors grows up, buys up

Two new announcements – that EV Supercharging service no longer free, and purchase of German automated manufacturing company – show signs Tesla is growing up.

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Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

The Turnbull government’s strategy of letting technology push come to policy shove is putting key Australian industries at risk, according to a new report which says battery storage could displace traditional energy players “far more rapidly than anticipated.”

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Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

At double the capacity and almost half the cost/kWh, Tesla’s Powerwall 2 illustrates the break-neck speed at which battery storage is evolving.

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Tesla's solar roof and storage 2.0 reveal: What to expect

Tesla’s solar roof and storage 2.0 reveal: What to expect

Tesla to unveil integrated solar roofing line, alongside Powerwall and Powerpack 2.0, the next step in Musk’s dream of 100% renewables. Here’s what we know about these new products …

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Coal CEO calls Tesla a “fraud," doesn't mention subsidies for failing coal

Coal CEO calls Tesla a “fraud,” doesn’t mention subsidies for failing coal

Unpacking the unruly exchange between Elon Musk and the head of a struggling US coal company.

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Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla’s Elon Musk says suite of updates to Tesla’s Autopilot system, including an increased reliance on radar technology, a “threefold improvement in safety.”