Tesla Model 3/Y for Australia, New Zealand to Use Camera-Only Autopilot

Tesla has ditched radar for its Model 3 and Model Y cars in Australia and New Zealand, transitioning to Tesla Vision-based Autopilot in both regions (via @tesla_adri). The electric carmaker launched Model Y sales in Australia and New Zealand earlier this week following months of anticipation. Model 3 and Model Y vehicles built for Australia […]

Tesla Launches Model Y Sales in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore [Update]

Tesla has launched Model Y sales in Japan and Australia and New Zealand. The RWD Model Y starts at 6.19 million yen ($46,147 USD) and Performance from 8.09 million yen ($60,312 USD). The RWD Model Y says it will deliver by August, while the Performance says the second half of 2022. 待望のミッドサイズSUVテスラ モデルYオーダー開始 Order Now […]

Tesla Megapacks to Power Queensland Energy Storage Project

An Australian company has chosen Tesla for its energy storage needs, offering $150 million AUD ($113 million USD) to the U.S. company as detailed by the Queensland state government on Wednesday. Queensland-run utility company CS Energy plans to build a Tesla Megapack energy storage system near its Kogan Creek coal power station, according to Reuters. […]

Australian Tesla Owners Gripe About 80% Supercharger Limit at Busy Stations

As Tesla’s electric vehicles (EVs) increase in popularity, it’s getting tougher for some owners to land a spot at Superchargers, which has caused the automaker to limit charging for some drivers, by default. Owners in Australia were given a notification in their cars saying they were at a “High-usage Supercharger station,” with the message noting […]

Tesla Megapacks to Power Edify Energy Storage Projects in Australia

Edify, an Australian solar and battery energy storage developer, on Monday announced three new energy storage facilities in New South Wales, Australia, powered by Tesla’s Megapack batteries — reports Renewables Now. The Megapack is a commercial-grade energy storage solution from Tesla that is typically deployed to solar farms, energy storage sites, and other large-scale electricity projects. Edify’s planned […]

Tesla Signs Lithium Supply Deal with Australia’s Liontown Resources

Australian mining company Liontown Resources said on Wednesday it has signed a five-year contract with Tesla to supply lithium spodumene concentrate, according to Reuters. The contract is over 100,000 dry metric tonnes (DMT) of the concentrate, with the deal’s first year starting in 2024. In the following years, the company’s lithium concentrate output will increase […]

Tesla Model 3 Topped 2021 EV Sales in Australia [Update]

Tesla sold a whopping 15,054 all-electric Model 3 sedans in Australia in 2021, topping electric vehicle (EV) sales in the country by a huge margin and outselling automotive market leader Toyota’s Camry (13,081 units) in the region’s medium-sized sedan market — reports The Driven. The data comes from the Australian Electric Vehicle Council (EVC), which […]

Tesla Leads EV Registrations in New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales (NSW) has the highest population of any Australian state, and a new report shows that the region has now passed an important landmark on its way to mainstream electric vehicle (EV) adoption. NSW has surpassed a milestone of over 10,000 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) registered in the state, according to The Driven. Newly- […]