Tesla helps customers flee Hurricane Irma in Florida by extending battery life of electric cars

September 11, 2017
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has provided customers fleeing Hurricane Irma with a free software update that extends the battery capacity of their electric vehicles. The temporary update added around 30 to 40 miles to the driving range of the 75-kilowatt-hour Model S sedans and Model X SUVs. “Cars with a 75-kilowatt-hour battery...

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