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High costs & lack of infrastructure hinder EV adoption in Australia, NZ
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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cartech
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tesla
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toyota
High upfront costs, inadequate charging stations, and 'range anxiety' are impeding EV adoption in Australia and NZ.
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BLUETTI a game-changer in home backup power systems for Australia
Mon, 4th Sep 2023
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cartech
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smart home
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power / energy
A modular home backup power system designed for energy independence and savings is launched by BLUETTI in Australia.
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Tesla's actually serious about the Tesla Bot
Thu, 2nd Sep 2021
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cartech
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robotics
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tesla
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.
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Tesla's Cybertruck shatters windows, share prices & expectations
Mon, 25th Nov 2019
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cartech
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tesla
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evs
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.
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Tesla's new software update is full of fun (and useful) new features
Tue, 1st Oct 2019
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cartech
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digital entertainment
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software updates
Tesla's V10.0 delights Asia Pacific drivers with new tech & entertainment perks.
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Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
Tue, 30th Jul 2019
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cartech
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trade me
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climate change
74% of Kiwis eye EVs, high cost curbs appeal.
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Tesla's suit against ex-employee a strong case for IP security
Tue, 16th Jul 2019
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data protection
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cartech
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physical security
Ex-Tesla engineer admits to stealing trade secrets for Chinese firm XPeng.
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Tesla unveils the Model Y SUV
Mon, 18th Mar 2019
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cartech
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cios
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tesla
Tesla's Model Y: A sleek mid-size SUV with a top speed of 241km/h and up to 482km range unveiled.
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Tesla’s new tech enables cars to be charged in around 15 minutes
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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cartech
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tesla
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autonomous vehicle
The tech giant has introduced the third generation of its ‘Supercharging’ technology that slashes charging times.
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Tesla wants people to hack its Model 3
Tue, 15th Jan 2019
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microsoft
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virtualisation
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cartech
Tesla is offering white hat hackers what could be the chance of a lifetime – the opportunity to hack one of its Model 3 vehicles.
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Tesla's software updates: Dashcams and Atari and navigation, oh my!
Fri, 23rd Nov 2018
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cartech
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atari
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tesla
Tesla's largest update includes dashcam, gaming, and smarter controls for Model S, X, and 3.
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Hands-on review: The Tesla Model X P100D
Thu, 8th Nov 2018
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gaming
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cartech
Elon Musk's Tesla redefines cars with Autopilot and electric innovation, echoing Steve Jobs' iPhone revolution.
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What Tesla's been up to in New Zealand
Fri, 28th Sep 2018
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cartech
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tesla
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evs
Tesla Mobile Service, more destination chargers, and a peek at the Model 3... here's the latest goss from Tesla NZ.
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NZ joins future of energy with battery facility launch
Thu, 23rd Aug 2018
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cartech
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
The Mercury commissioned Tesla Powerpack battery facility has been launched today as a step in the grid-connected energy storage project.
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EVworld highlights: It’s back and bigger than ever
Fri, 10th Aug 2018
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cartech
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new zealand post
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bmw
NZ's EV showcase doubles in size, reflecting surging interest in green motoring nationwide.
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Quick bites: What's happening in the EV space right now
Thu, 12th Jul 2018
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cartech
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evs
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tesla
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.
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Tesla accredits first Kiwi auto repair business
Thu, 28th Jun 2018
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cartech
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evs
Precision AutoWerk has been named as the first accredited Tesla repair shop following a multi-million dollar facilities upgrade.
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Tesla takes ex-employee to court for hacking and sharing confidential info
Fri, 22nd Jun 2018
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cartech
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physical security
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breach prevention
Tesla has taken a former employee to court for allegedly hacking company data and handing it over to third parties.
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Hands-on review part two: The pros and cons of owning a Tesla Model S
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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gaming
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reviews
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cartech
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.
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Hands-on review part one: Driving Tesla’s Red Rocket Model S
Mon, 21st May 2018
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gaming
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reviews
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cartech
Weekend road test: Tesla Model S dazzles with high-tech prowess.
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Self-driving car accident claims the life of a pedestrian
Tue, 20th Mar 2018
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cartech
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uber
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self-driving cars
According to University of Auckland senior lecturer Paul Ralph, It's critical to keep these things in perspective.
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Lower Hutt to ‘buzz’ with electric vehicles
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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cartech
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nz
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tesla
Electric convoy hits Lower Hutt to boost EV uptake on 22nd March. Mayor backs eco shift.
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How electric trucks and buses could change NZ
Mon, 12th Mar 2018
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cartech
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tesla
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auckland transport
NZ makes strides in EVs with Waste Management's electric trucks pilot leading the charge.
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Hackers exploit Tesla's AWS servers to mine cryptocurrency
Thu, 22nd Feb 2018
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cloud services
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devops
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hyperscale
Tesla is reassuring customers that a recent cryptojacking has not compromised vehicle safety of customer privacy.