Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials has propelled Tesla to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history.
Female ride-sharing business Shebah has entered administration after being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns.
About 80 per cent of Mercedes-Benz dealers in Australia have launched legal action against the company seeking to block new operational arrangements.
Apple, whose CarPlay interface is used by millions of motorists to control music, get directions and make phone calls, is looking to expand its reach within cars.
Tesla is moving its corporate headquarters to Austin, Texas, relocating from California after making the Golden State its home for 18 years.
Dana Hull and Gabrielle Coppola
Tesla lost a trial with a black former elevator operator and must pay him $US137 million for having turned a blind eye to racial taunts and offensive graffiti he endured.
The Australian car market has posted a strong September sales result despite ongoing issues with COVID-19 lockdowns.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says President Joe Biden and his administration are ‘biased’ against his company, citing a recent White House event touting electric vehicles that excluded the automaker.
European automakers are in discussions with Australian rare earths explorer Arafura Resources about sourcing elements that help power electric cars from outside China, which dominates global supply.
Elon Musk praised Chinese automakers at an online forum on Friday, where the Tesla chief also touched upon data security and the nation’s potential as a market for electric vehicles.
The WA motoring mutual recorded a more-than-doubled annual profit of $79m.
Munich car show sparks merger talk in rapidly changing global auto market.
The motoring mutual’s parks and resorts business was swamped last financial year with demand from West Australians restricted to local travel.
General Motors made a healthy $US2.8 billion net profit in the second quarter despite a computer chip shortage that temporarily closed some of its factories
BHP and its Canadian partner in the Goldfields will build two solar farms and a battery storage system to bring down carbon emissions at Nickel West’s Leinster and Mount Keith operations.
Danielle Le Messurier
Australia’s biggest car dealer is riding rampant demand for new cars from cashed-up buyers.
The financial milestone announced Monday extended a two-year run of prosperity that has erased questions about Tesla’s long-term viability.
Perth’s first Tesla Superchargers are set to go live next month, more than two years after Elon Musk initially teased the electric vehicle titan would launch one in WA.
WA is set to play a key role in the future of Elon Musk’s electric vehicles empire after BHP revealed it has secured a long-rumoured deal with the Tesla founder for the supply of high-grade nickel.
Used car prices across Australia have continued to rise as the COVID-19 pandemic endures, but lockdowns could lead to a crash according to new analysis.
A report calls for Australia to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 to help reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Vince Shervington celebrates the half century milestone of his Booragoon-based company American Auto Parts.
The West Australian can reveal the damning new statistics after police released confronting footage of violent ‘tit-for-tat’ firebomb attacks.
Michael Traill and Sarah Steger
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