australia

Tesla Model 3 Price in Australia Drops to $59,990

Tesla has dropped the price of the Model 3 sedan in Australia, reports The Driven. The Model 3 now starts at $59,990 AUD, down from its $62,900 AUD in April and $66,990 AUD in October 2020 and later $73,900 AUD in late 2020. “In NSW it will now cost $64,648 driveway, but in September that […]

First Tesla V3 Superchargers Open in Australia

One of the biggest barriers to mainstream electric vehicle (EV) adoption remains the support for charging infrastructure, Tesla is rolling out its Superchargers all across the world. Tesla has installed one of Australia’s first Tesla V3 Superchargers, located at the East Devonport ferry terminal in Tasmania, Australia, according to The Advocate (via Reddit). The site […]

Tesla to Spend Over $1 Billion Annually for Australian Minerals

Tesla is expecting to spend over $1 billion per year on Australian minerals, due to the country’s responsible mining practices and vast resources, according to a statement from a company chairperson. On Wednesday, Tesla Chairperson Robyn Denholm said that Australia is slated to gain from developing supply chains for electric vehicle (EV) battery production, due […]

Tesla Drops Price of Model 3 in New Zealand and Australia

Tesla has lowered the price of its Model 3 sedan in Australia and New Zealand, as the company again continues to fluctuate its pricing around the globe. Check out the price changes below for the Model 3 in New Zealand below, with Nathan Li (@4teslanz) noting his existing Performance order will reflect the new price drops: […]

New Starlink Internet Users in Australia Show Off 300+ Mbps Download Speeds

Starlink’s satellite internet beta went live in Australia earlier this month, and users are reporting their first connectivity speeds since the SpaceX company began testing within the country. On Tuesday, u/goldmikeygold shared an internet speed test using Starlink from Canberra, Australia. The test, which was shared on Reddit, displays 310 Mbps of download speed via […]

SpaceX Starlink Internet Beta Goes Live in Australia

SpaceX’s low-Earth orbit satellite company Starlink is now live with a limited beta service in certain parts of central Victoria and southern New South Wales, according to Tech AU. The satellite internet service is expected to expand across the remainder of the country in later months. Last year, Australia granted a carrier license to SpaceX […]

Tesla Lobbies Australia to Change Road Laws to Fit its Semi Truck

Talks of the Tesla Semi are heating up, with more sightings in the wild coming up in recent months than ever before. However, there is still more work to be done for the electric semi-truck to reach Australia. On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that Tesla’s first-generation Semi will be delayed in Australia due to a law […]

Tesla Megapacks to Power Victorian Big Battery Project in Australia

Neoen and Tesla announced plans to partner in building Victoria’s biggest battery yet just a few months ago, and according to a new update, the companies are now a little closer to financing the project. On Thursday, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), established in 2012 under the Australian Government, announced it would be investing […]

Australia Approves Spectrum for SpaceX’s Starlink User Terminals

SpaceX recently launched 60 new Starlink satellites, following two different postponed launch windows. Now the Starlink beta will be offered in more than just North America, now adding the UK, and soon, Australia to its ranks. On Tuesday, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) granted SpaceX the apparatus license to operate “Dishy McFlatface,” a […]

Tesla App Expands Service Messaging to Canada and Australia

Image via @kkvr2823 Tesla appears to have expanded its in-app messaging to owners in Canada and Australia. The messaging feature allows Tesla owners to chat with the company’s service team at a specific Service Center. Unread messages are indicated with a red dot under the Service category in the Tesla app. You can see the […]

First Tesla 2021 Model 3 Refresh Deliveries Hit Australia

Tesla’s 2021 Model 3 comes with a number of exciting updates and is set for delivery around the world over the next few months. Australia’s first refreshed 2021 Model 3 has arrived, according to The Driven, and with many more on the way, those with Tesla reservations are likely getting excited right about now. This […]

Tesla Working with Neoen on Australia’s Biggest Battery Yet

France-based renewable energy company Neoen is working with energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla on what will be Australia’s biggest battery yet. Tuesday, Tesla and Neoen began installing the battery site in Victoria at a groundbreaking event ceremony near Geelong, as reported by Renew Economy. Victoria energy and climate minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, was […]

Australian City to Fine Drivers Blocking EV Chargers

Traditional gas car drivers that park in electric vehicle (EV) charging spots will now be held accountable, and even fined, for their actions in Australia. On Sunday, CarExpert reported that gas cars parked in EV charging spots in Victoria could cause owners up to $330.44 in fines, a victory for EV owners down under. Similar […]