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Video: YouTuber turns her Tesla Model 3 into a custom ute

US-based Swedish YouTuber and inventor Simone Giertz has become the first person in the world to get their hands on an all-electric Tesla ute – by way of making one herself with the assistance of a group of other YouTube personalities.  Created due to her wanting a pickup truck to …

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Tesla Model X joins Victoria Police Highway Patrol fleet

Victoria Police has become one of the first jurisdictions in the world to put an all-electric vehicle into its operational fleet. From today, Victoria Police’s Road Policing Command will utilise the Tesla Model X all-electric SUV in highway patrol operational duties, a first for an Australian police organisation. Victoria Police purchased …

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Tesla Model 3 Australian pricing and specifications announced

Tesla Motors has finally announced Australian pricing and specifications for its hotly-anticipated all-electric Model 3 compact executive sedan, which is set to start appearing on Aussie roads this August.  With the online configurator going live on Tesla’s Australian website to both those with reservations and the general public, it means …

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2019 Tesla Model S and Model X go farther with new drivetrain

Tesla has announced the updated Model S and Model X range for 2019, which now include the Long Range variants for even farther travel on a single charge. Boasting the longest-range of any production electric vehicles on sale today, the Model S and Model X Long Range can travel up …

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Tesla Model Y mid-size SUV unveiled

Tesla has unveiled its fourth passenger car in the form of the Model Y mid-size SUV. Slotting below the larger Model X in Tesla’s fast expanding portfolio, the Model Y is underpinned by the same platform as the Model 3 sedan and will be offered in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel …

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 arriving in Australia mid-2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter that Australian deliveries of the long anticipated Model 3 sedan will commence in mid-2019, a few months earlier than anticipated. Martin Hungerford, one of many Australian Tesla customers who have put down deposits for the most affordable Tesla model tweeted Mr Musk …

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Tesla Model S P100D gets sinister black treatment from Strasse Wheels

While most Tesla Model S owners would unlikely to fiddle with the elegant styling of their new ride, for those wanting a bit more personality from their electric chariot, Strasse Wheels has given the car an all-black treatment. Based on the range-topping P100D, Strasse Wheels has blacked-out most of the …

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Upcoming Tesla pick-up comes with “crazy torque” and 805km range

Despite being plagued by production delays and autopilot crash scandals, Elon Musk still managed to find time to talk about another upcoming product, the Tesla pick-up truck. Posted via the CEO’s official Twitter account, Musk released a few preliminary details about the model – it would sport a dual-motor, all-wheel …

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 can do 0-100km/h in 3.5s

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has spilled details on the top-spec version of the forthcoming Model 3, confirming that the new compact sedan will have a dual-motor all-wheel drive set up with performance that will eclipse that of the BMW M3. In a series of tweets on Twitter this week, Mr …

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Watch a Tesla Model X tow a Boeing 787 Dreamliner [video]

Never has a passenger airliner been hitched to an electric vehicle for towing. Well at least until today. This morning at Melbourne Airport, in a world’s first a Tesla Model X P100D was hitched to a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, successfully completing the heaviest tow by an electric production passenger …

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2018 Tesla Model S P100D Review

What is it? Less interestingly, the Model S is the flagship model of Tesla’s electric car line-up and the P100D tested here is the range-topping variant. More excitingly, the Model S P100D is the fastest accelerating saloon car in the world. It sprints from 0 to 100km/h in just 2.7 …

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Bespoke Tesla Model S Shooting Brake hitting London Motor Show

The first-ever Tesla Model S Shooting Brake will make its debut at the London Motor Show. Based on the Model S 90D and crafted by coach-building specialist Qwest, the Shooting Brake’s redesigned rear features a carbon fibre tailgate, rear roof section and D-pillars. Thanks to its carbon fibre rear end, …

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Tesla owner mines cryptocurrency with Model S and Supercharger power

The world of cryptocurrency has been blowing up recently with Bitcoin setting all time highs in excess of $10,000 USD. Most cryptocurrency is mined into existence using computing power that essentially turns electricity into digital money through specialised mining equipment known as ASIC’s or GPU’s. It’s a highly competitive industry …

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