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Category: Smart Transport

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Tesla Model X arrives in Australia, with news of bigger battery

Tesla Model X arrives in Australia, with news of bigger battery

Tesla’s safe yet sexy “family car”, the Model X SUV, has arrived in Australia, alongside news of a bigger battery pack and more ludicrous speeds.

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Tesla claims world's fastest car* with new 100kWh battery pack

Tesla claims world’s fastest car* with new 100kWh battery pack

Tesla confirms 100kWh battery pack available for Model X and Model S, offering more ludicrous 0-100km/h times at “obviously more expensive” price.

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Tesla glamping? How to convert your Model S into a 5-star tent

Tesla glamping? How to convert your Model S into a 5-star tent

A subculture of Tesla Model S drivers is discovering the joys, and tribulations, of converting their $US145,000 Model S into a very fancy tent.

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New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

Rumour has it Tesla has started installing its new 100kWh EV battery without telling anyone. But is that behind the change in performance?

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China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China considers compulsory quotas for carmakers, requiring them to produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers.

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Australia's first commercial EV fast-charging stations rolled out in Qld

Australia’s first commercial EV fast-charging stations rolled out in Qld

The first of five EV fast-charging stations has been opened in Queensland by power retailer Locality Planning Energy, using Tritium Veefil fast-chargers.

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Electric vehicles can help Australia slash emissions at no extra cost

Electric vehicles can help Australia slash emissions at no extra cost

It’s become clear that the energy future can and must include electric vehicles. A new report illustrates how they can help slash emissions.

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Electric motorcycling and the Kramer Experiment

Electric motorcycling and the Kramer Experiment

To celebrate the EV festival happening in Newcastle, our growing gang will jump on our Zero electric motorbikes and set out to push the boundaries of ev use yet again

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Tesla on the renewable energy challenge in Australia

Tesla on the renewable energy challenge in Australia

Mark Twidell, Director at Tesla Energy Products & Programs, talks about the present and future of Australia’s renewable energy industry.

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Smart cities: does this mean more transport disruptions?

Smart cities: does this mean more transport disruptions?

We are headed for a future where transport technologies that are neither car nor public transport are commonplace. Are we ready?

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France gets a step closer to solar roads

France gets a step closer to solar roads

French energy minister Ségolène Royal has inaugurated a manufacturing plant that will produce the so-called “Wattway” paving, made of solar PV.