Tesla Model 3 & Tesla Full Self Driving (Beta) On ~1500 Mile Cross-Country Adventure

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Thu, 25 May 2023 00:44:22 +0000

Our Tesla Model 3 cross-country road trip state-by-state breakdown: Utah: 99 miles, Wyoming: 450 miles, South Dakota: 450 miles, Minnesota: 250 miles, Wisconsin: 240 miles.

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EV Tourism Offers Several Benefits

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 10 May 2023 23:54:14 +0000

Maybe it is my demographic, but I am finding that touring the country in an electric vehicle is vastly different to the mad dash to the destination in a petrol car. Being an EV tourist is different. Take Brian and his wife Kate, for example. They deliberately chose to drive to a location just because […]

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How To Get A Million Hits On A Facebook EV Post!

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 05:25:16 +0000

Newly retired from his job as an IT architect, Paul and his wife decided to live the dream and bought a blue Tesla Model 3 LR three months ago. They decided to test it out and check out the various charging options on a recent road trip to Port Macquarie (NSW) from Brisbane (Queensland). Paul […]

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Charger Problem Solving in Oz

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 08:00:01 +0000

You still have to plan well and use charger problem solving skills when undertaking a long trip in Australia due to incomplete charging networks, as we have previously written about here and here. Arthur and Laurel Hunt recently made a return trip from Yeppoon in Central Queensland to southern Tasmania in their three-year old Tesla […]

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C Woody’s Tesla Model Y & Multi-Month Road Trip For Charity

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 04:58:53 +0000

The Tesla community is a close-knit network, and many enthusiasts have taken to documenting their experiences with the electric vehicles either for fun, to spread sustainability awareness, or even to raise funding for certain causes, among other reasons still. In recent months, Model Y owner C Woody has decked his vehicle out in preparations for […]

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Our Tesla Model 3 Goes To The High Country

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 23:19:38 +0000

Needing a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city, we headed for the high country of Ravensbourne National Park for a short break. Rob and Annette had graciously invited us to stay at their “Escape.” We charged up overnight to 100% (335 km in our 2019 Model 3 SR) and packed up […]

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EV Driving From A Small Rural Town In Queensland

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 22:25:14 +0000

Geoff Walden is organising the entertainment for the upcoming Orange Festival in Gayndah, and he has invited a group of us from the Australian Electric Vehicles Association to attend. Gayndah is a small rural town about 2 hours inland from Gympie, Maryborough, and Bundaberg in Queensland. It is obviously a productive citrus-growing area. The Orange […]

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Tesla Charging Up Sunshine Coast — Road Tripping Made Easy, But Still Some Hiccups

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2023 08:02:23 +0000

Mark Purcell and his family have just completed a holiday drive, travelling 8000 km from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to Hobart in Tasmania and back, all the while myth busting about the capabilities of electric vehicles. He tells me that he visited 19 Tesla Superchargers with zero wait time at a total cost of […]

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Can Electric Vehicles Revive the Great Aussie Road Trip? Part 3

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 08:20:19 +0000

The great Aussie road trip continues. Read part 1 here and part 2 here. Our Bairnsdale accommodation was not only luxurious but had Tesla destination chargers. We had a stress-free few days visiting spots around Lakes Entrance in Victoria. We walked out to the entrance itself — a 5 km round trip — and saw […]

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