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Tesla remotely extends car batteries to help with Hurricane Michael

8 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / A Tesla Motors Inc. Model S P85D vehicle sits plugged in at a charging station in Nephi, Utah, on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (credit: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images )
Some Tesla Model S and Model X customers in the path of Hurricane Michael will get a little extra boost in the coming days thanks to a remote software update from Tesla headquarters that temporarily increases the battery capacity of its cars.
This is at least the third time Tesla has done this. Tesla did the same thing for customers affected by Hurricane Florence last month and for Hurricane Irma last year. The...
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