Tag Archives: Tesla Model S

Prius V vs Outlander PHEV: test drive of a hybrid vs a plug-in hybrid

With my new job starting soon, I’ll have a 108 km round trip to work, rather than the 45 km I’ve done previously.  I’ve come to the sad realisation that my Nissan Leaf doesn’t have the range to make it … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicle Report Launch

  Climate change/renewable energy think tank Beyond Zero Emissions chose the University of Queensland to launch their Electric Vehicle Report, which lays out how Australia can change most cars and all buses to being electric over the next 10 years. … Continue reading

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Three Teslas and a Leaf

“How far does it go on a charge?  How do you charge it?  How much does it cost to buy?”  These are the most common questions we get asked about electric cars when we put them on display.  Last Sunday, … Continue reading

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Testing the Tesla Model S P90D Electric Car

As a birthday surprise, my family arranged a Model S test drive. Saturday was the day.  I’ve seen Tesla cars several time now, talked to their owners, and even sat in one, but having the experience of driving one was … Continue reading

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Tesla Model S at Maleny

On Sunday March 6th, the Qld Tesla club met at Maleny.  We drove our Nissan Leaf up the range to take some photos and say hello to some Model S owners we have met over the last year. There were … Continue reading

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Solar Supercharge: Part 1, electric car display

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As part of the Solar Supercharge conference in Brisbane on Feb 13th-15th, there was an electric car display.  I met some more electric car drivers, including Les (Lesmando from the OzLeaf list), and Mark Talloen, who has written about driving his … Continue reading

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Cars, glorious cars… all of them electric ♩ ♫ ♩ ♩

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What a great day, getting to talk to members of the public about one of my favourite subjects, electric cars!  It is always a treat to meet other EV drivers, as they are still a rare breed.  There was a … Continue reading

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