Tesla founder Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla’s in-car browser (currently not available in Australia), will change to use the Chromium rendering engine. Tesla develops the software for their vehicles and like Microsoft, have given up on investing developer efforts in building the rendering engine. When a developer writes website code,...
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    The automotive industry is being disrupted with services like Uber, Lyft and in the not too distant future, autonomous vehicles. This means we’re really changing the way we think about vehicle ownership. Introducing Carly. This service lets you pay a monthly subscription to borrow one car at a time,...
  • Tesla introduces Self-Schedule Service for Australia and NZ

    If you’re a Tesla owner, you’ll want to book your car in for an annual service. Being a modern, technology-based company you’d expect to be able to schedule this service digitally, without picking up the phone. Well now you can, as Tesla introduces their scheduled servicing to Australia and...
  • The second round of Formula E was pretty eventful

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  • British Airways selects electric London Taxis to transfer passengers

    You know how the brits have those famous London Taxis? Well now there’s an electric version from the London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC). These new ones have space for 6 passengers, feature WiFi, phone, laptop and USB charging and have a panoramic roof. British Airways have decided to go...
  • JAX Tyres is rolling out free, nation-wide EV charging at 86 stores

    Charging infrastructure in Australia is going from strength to strength with another announcement today of a large rollout for electric vehicles. JAX Tyres have announced their 86 stores across Australia, will be fitted out with free electric car charging stations for the public. The first one is open today...
  • Nissan bringing Augmented Vision to CES

    Nissan have announced it will unveil their future vision for a vehicle that helps drivers “see the invisible” by augmenting the real world, creating the ultimate connected-car experience. Invisible-to-Visible, or I2V, is a future technology created through Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered,...
  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: more tech, more affordable

    If you want to get into a Mercedes, an A-class is a great way to get into the luxury brand. The Mercedes-Benz A 180 will be available in February for A$42,300. This new starting point is more approachable for more people, who will have the choice of 2 new...
  • Tesla mobile app update, lets you turn on/off seat heaters remotely

    On the east coast of Australia, temperatures are heading towards 40 degrees celsius, but on the other side of the planet, America is freezing. To enable owners to be as comfy as possible when they get in, Tesla has update their mobile app with a nifty new feature. With...
  • Breaking down The Boring Company’s Loop System video

    Overnight Elon Musk’s The Boring Company, released a video of the Loop System in action. The 1 minute video has a lot included in it, so lets break it down.  0:01 – The video begins with a Tesla Model X being disappearing below the ground on a giant elevator,...
  • Mustang Supercar gets the green light for 2019 Adelaide debut

    Supercars is about to go through one of its biggest transformations in decades, with the end racing Falcons, to now having the Ford Mustang Supercar officially approved by Supercars for entry into the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. After months of development and testing, successful homologation tests have been...
  • Musk says Tesla are working on autopilot through roundabouts

    Overnight Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted about their Autopilot development, explaining that traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts are all items being tested right now. As Tesla vehicles go about understanding the world around them in an effort to navigate on behalf of the occupants, understanding and being able...
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  • Gallery: New EV recharging at Euroa

    Back in October, we brought you news of new fast chargers for electric vehicles by Chargefox. The network is an ultra-rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging network for modern EV’s. If you have a vehicle that supports the new charging standards, you could add around 400km of range, by charging for...
  • The new Nissan Leaf RC is an EV monster for the track

    I’ve never really been a fan of the Nissan Leaf, the body style was just not appealing to me. That all changed overnight when I seen the Nissan Leaf RC.. that’s the second generation of their all-electric NISMO racing edition.  It’s probably the fact that it looks nothing like...
  • 2019 Mazda 3 will be available as a hybrid, technically special

    Mazda has just released all the details of their 2019 Mazda 3. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the care is the first vehicle to come from their “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030” long-term vision for technology development. The Mazda 3 has sold more than 6 million units worldwide since...
  • Rivian R1T Truck is an all-electric powerhouse that’ll do 0-100 in 3 seconds

    Tesla has enjoyed many years in the lead of the market in the worlds transition to EV. We knew the competitors would come both from existing manufacturers and new players and now we have a serious offering from a new player, Rivian. The company has announced the R1T Truck...
  • Mitsubishi to build new headquarters in Adelaide

    Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced they’re building a new national HQ for the company in Adelaide. Located near the Airport, the company has also released a design for the new building which is scheduled to be complete by late 2020. The announcement comes following an extensive national search to...
  • After Swisher interviews Elon Musk, I have more questions

    Last night I went for a walk and listened to the Recode interview of Elon Musk, by respected journalist Kara Swisher. The interview goes for around an hour and during the chat, the pair discuss Musk’s opinion of the media, his life and challenges this year at Tesla as...
  • Hyundai and Kia adding solar panels to vehicle roof

    Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have announced plans to introduce solar charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid and battery electric vehicles with additional electrical power, increasing fuel...
  • Tesla now offers public view of Parts Catalog

    If you’re in the unfortunate position where your Tesla gets damaged, then you need replacement parts. Tesla has tried to ensure the process is as smooth as possible by providing service centers or mobile service vans to repair vehicle damage.  Thanks to legislation in some US states, the company...

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