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Announcement – JET Charge series B funding round
14 February 2022

Announcement – JET Charge series B funding round

The JET Charge team once again have delivered big with a successful completion of their Series B funding round – rasing $25.5 Million. This wouldn’t have been possible without all the hard work, passion and dedication for the whole JET Charge team and amazing partners! Read the press release for all the details below.
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What’s different in the Chinese Model 3?
23 February 2021

What’s different in the Chinese Model 3?

Reports suggest that the first 800 Model 3s have arrived in Wollongong from Tesla's newly minted Shanghai factory. Once delivered, they will be the first Chinese-made Tesla vehicles sold in Australia, but will anybody notice the difference?

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Are Rivian just another startup?
1 February 2021

Are Rivian just another startup?

How do we separate the wheat from the chaff in the ever-growing field of EV startups? Is there room on the Nasdaq for a second Tesla? If several billion dollars and a contract for 100,000 Amazon vans aren’t enough, then maybe nothing is.

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Is buying cars from home normal now?
15 May 2020

Is buying cars from home normal now?

As customers around the world find themselves locked down, automakers have scrambled for ways to keep their cars selling and many have arrived at online sales as the obvious solution. Vehicles are being marketed, customized, sold, and even test driven from behind a screen. If car buyers don’t specifically need to visit a dealer, will they still do so?

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Why you can’t trust EV price comparisons
29 April 2020

Why you can’t trust EV price comparisons

Want to compare the price of EVs around the world? You can try, but don’t expect it to be fair or accurate.

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Should you leave your EV plugged in while isolating?
8 April 2020

Should you leave your EV plugged in while isolating?

It’s an uncertain time and many EV owners aren’t driving as much as they usually would. We’ve collected the most important information on when, how, and if you should charge while isolating at home.

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Model Y: What’s the difference?
18 March 2020

Model Y: What’s the difference?

Even the most observant EV nerds might pass the Model Y on the street and not realise. Is it just a beefier Model 3? Can it stand up to the heavy competition in the EV crossover space?

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New battery chemistry rumoured for Chinese Model 3 — a cobalt killer?
4 March 2020

New battery chemistry rumoured for Chinese Model 3 — a cobalt killer?

Tesla is in talks with Chinese battery-maker CATL to use lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries in their Shanghai-made EVs, Reuters reports. But what is LFP? Are we finally looking at a cobalt free, affordable future for EV batteries?

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Model X rated by Euro safety program — still nothing from ANCAP
5 December 2019

Model X rated by Euro safety program — still nothing from ANCAP

The Tesla Model X dropped in Australia in 2016 with Tesla’s already strong safety record to back it up. By 2017, the US Model X became the first SUV to achieve a 5 star rating on every category of the NHTSA’s safety testing. But from Australia’s own ANCAP safety program there was nothing. For years, neither ANCAP nor their European counterparts at Euro NCAP had tested the Model X — until this week.

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