Tesla news stories
Tesla's actually serious about the Tesla Bot
Many commentators are calling the Tesla Bot a late April Fools joke, but it looks like Tesla still wants to give it a go anyway - and it's calling for talent.
Tesla's Cybertruck shatters windows, share prices & expectations
It’s a design that’s reminiscent of blocky 80s and 90s videogames of yesteryear, but Tesla is seriously serious about its newest product, the Cybertruck.
Tesla's new software update is full of fun (and useful) new features
Tesla has started rolling out Software Version 10.0, starting with the United States – but there’s plenty of new things for Tesla drivers across Asia Pacific to look forward to.
Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
“With climate change top of mind for many people, a range of new models on the market and rising fuel costs, we think more Kiwis will make the switch in the near future."
Tesla's suit against ex-employee a strong case for IP security
“There was no need for this employee to be using their own iCloud for data storage even if the original intent was non-malicious."
Tesla unveils the Model Y SUV
After much anticipation, Tesla unveiled the Model Y last week – a vehicle that is described as an all-electric, mid-size SUV that can seat seven adults – and the vehicle has a glass roof.
Tesla’s new tech enables cars to be charged in around 15 minutes
The tech giant has introduced the third generation of its ‘Supercharging’ technology that slashes charging times.
Tesla wants people to hack its Model 3
Tesla is offering white hat hackers what could be the chance of a lifetime – the opportunity to hack one of its Model 3 vehicles.
Tesla's software updates: Dashcams and Atari and navigation, oh my!
Tesla is has rolled out a new software update that includes features like dashcam capabilities, better climate controls, obstacle avoidance, and even in-car gaming.
Hands-on review: The Tesla Model X P100D
Never have I been in a car which has been this much of a conversation starter. Almost everywhere we parked, I’d have people come up and ask questions about the Model X.
What Tesla's been up to in New Zealand
Tesla Mobile Service, more destination chargers, and a peek at the Model 3... here's the latest goss from Tesla NZ
NZ joins future of energy with battery facility launch
The Mercury commissioned Tesla Powerpack battery facility has been launched today as a step in the grid-connected energy storage project.
EVworld highlights: It’s back and bigger than ever
The growth of the EV community in NZ is made evident by the scale of the event this year.
Quick bites: What's happening in the EV space right now
There’s been a lot of rumbling in the electric vehicle (EV) space recently, especially with the likes of Tesla finally opening its Auckland showroom.
Tesla accredits first Kiwi auto repair business
Precision AutoWerk has been named as the first accredited Tesla repair shop following a multi-million dollar facilities upgrade.
Tesla takes ex-employee to court for hacking and sharing confidential info
Tesla has taken a former employee to court for allegedly hacking company data and handing it over to third parties.
Hands-on review part two: The pros and cons of owning a Tesla Model S
In this part of the review, I will go over some more of the internal features and UI as well as the pros and cons of owning a Tesla.
Hands-on review part one: Driving Tesla’s Red Rocket Model S
Money can’t buy you happiness but it can buy you a Tesla, which is the next best thing.
Self-driving car accident claims the life of a pedestrian
According to University of Auckland senior lecturer Paul Ralph, It's critical to keep these things in perspective.
Lower Hutt to ‘buzz’ with electric vehicles
The silent convoy will give Hutt City residents a chance to test drive some electric cars.
How electric trucks and buses could change NZ
Heavy vehicles are a huge part of the electric revolution, according to not-for-profit group Drive Electric.
Hackers exploit Tesla's AWS servers to mine cryptocurrency
Tesla is reassuring customers that a recent cryptojacking has not compromised vehicle safety of customer privacy.
Tesla helps Kiwi company with mission of energy freedom
The collaboration follows a competitive tender process that began in September last year.
A deep dive into the Kontrol app for Tesla
Security is extremely important when using an app that controls the entire vehicle...