Tesla Autopilot safety beats human drivers

Tesla Autopilot safety beats human drivers

Since last year Tesla have been recording and publishing the safety statistics from their global user fleet. 2019 1st quarter results are excellent across the board, but particularly impressive is the low accident rate for Teslas running their self-driving Autopilot system. We take a look at the data to see how it stacks up — and what it means for the future of self-driving EVs in Australia.

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Are electric vehicles really a partisan issue?

Are electric vehicles really a partisan issue?

Electric vehicles have exploded onto the political scene in recent weeks following Labor’s bold 50%-of-sales-by-2030 Federal election pledge. With the Coalition rapidly turning against them and Labor demanding adoption, we turn to international examples to answer the question: Are EVs really a partisan issue?

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Utes in a post-combustion Australia

Utes in a post-combustion Australia

The Aussie ute is an undisputed cultural icon. So long as there are heavy loads and long regional roads to carry them on, we’ll be driving utes & 4WDs. But if EVs rule the road, can our favourite workhorses make the switch? JET Charge takes a look at some exciting new developments to see if we can answer that question.

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Everything we know about the all-electric Porsche Taycan

Everything we know about the all-electric Porsche Taycan

Anticipation continues to build for the Porsche Taycan, and as it enters the final round of testing we’ve been treated to our first images of the sports sedan in action. But Porsche remains close-lipped about the specific dates for an Australian arrival.

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Will the Tesla Model 3 trigger an EV price war?

Will the Tesla Model 3 trigger an EV price war?

With the Tesla Model 3 set to drop in Aus later this year, we ask what impact that might have for the domestic EV market. Will the sharp pricing be enough to sway Aussies from combustion? And can Tesla really compete with the big-hitters in the automotive industry?

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Hyundai Kona EV priced for Australia: how do we stack up?

Hyundai Kona EV priced for Australia: how do we stack up?

Many Aussies were excited to hear that the much-anticipated Kona EV has been officially priced by Hyundai, coming in at $59,990 before on roads for the base model. There’s a long-held sentiment that we’re paying too much for electric vehicles, so this week on the JET Charge blog we take a look at the the real underlying value of the current crop of EVs.

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