Elon Musk: Tesla software update makes driving out of range ‘impossible’


Tesla drivers won’t need to worry much about the range of their electric cars anymore.

With an over-the-air software update, the Tesla Model S sedan will be able to better predict and warn the driver when it gets close to its range limit. It will also better incorporate Tesla’s network of charging stations into trip planning, CEO Elon Musk announced Thursday on a conference call with reporters.

“The Model S, by virtue of software updates, actually gets better, smarter and faster over time,” Musk said. “I think most people who own a Model S don’t actually have range anxiety, but for people who don’t drive a Model S, it might put their mind at ease.” …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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