australia

Tesla Model Y Wins ‘2022 Car of the Year’ in Australia

The Tesla Model Y earned the title of News AU‘s 2022 Car of the Year, following testing of eight different gas and electric vehicles on Australian roads. The outlet notes the Model Y’s 450km driving range, its roomy cabin compared to gas cars, its brisk acceleration and its sharp steering as a few of the […]

Australia Tax Benefits to Slash Up to $10,000 off Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y buyers in Australia could bring the SUV’s price down by as much as $10,000, making it as affordable as the Mazda 3 with a new tax deal, according to The Driven. To achieve this level of savings, buyers must qualify for a combination of incentives including the country’s new fringe benefit tax […]

Subaru Solterra EV Spotted in Australia Ahead of 2023 Launch

A Subaru Solterra was spotted in Cooma, Australia, ahead of the electric vehicle’s (EV’s) launch in the country, as reported by The Driven on Thursday. Daryl Waldock shared a picture of the Solterra in a Facebook group dedicated to Kia EV6 ownership. The vehicle had just completed charging, and Waldock spoke with Subaru staff before […]

Tesla Uptake in Victoria, Australia Soars 220% in August

The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) increased significantly in Australia in the wake of the Tesla Model Y being introduced last month, especially in Victoria where registration rates for the U.S. automaker have jumped more than threefold. Tesla uptake in Victoria jumped 220 percent in August compared with July, coinciding with the Model Y arriving […]

Tesla Wants to Manufacture on Every Continent, Says Board Chair

A Tesla board member has hinted that the automaker could be considering a new plant in Australia down the road. Tesla board chair Robyn Denholm hinted that the automaker could open a manufacturing plant in Australia someday, saying that the company wanted to be able to manufacture on every continent (via News.com.au). At the National […]

Tesla Sales Jump 18% in New South Wales in August

Tesla sales in Australia’s most progressive state for electric vehicle (EV) adoption, New South Wales, jumped 18.1% in August as the automaker started delivering the long-anticipated Model Y in the country — reports The Driven. The EV pioneer delivered a total of 1,593 new cars in NSW last month, expanding the total number of Tesla […]

Tesla Celebrates Model Y Launch in Australia [PICS]

After what seemed to be some of the first Tesla Model Y deliveries in Australia, more people have received the country’s first deliveries as officially announced by the automaker. Tesla announced the first customer deliveries of the Model Y in Australia, as shown in a series of photos shared on the automaker’s Instagram on Monday. […]

First Tesla Model Y Delivered in Australia, It Seems

After reports of the first Model Y arrivals in Australia, one customer has shared a photo of the electric SUV suggesting that deliveries are underway. Tesla has reportedly delivered its first Model Y unit in Australia, as shown in a photo taken at a Canberra Supercharger reports Tech AU. The photo shows a white Model […]

First Tesla Model Y Customer Deliveries Have Arrived in Australia

The Tesla Model 3 was Australia’s best-selling electric vehicle (EV) heading into the year, but the country has also awaited the automaker’s electric SUV for years — and now it’s finally starting to arrive. Tesla’s first Model Y units set to be delivered to customers have arrived in Australia, as confirmed by the vehicles’ VIN […]