Hurricane Irma has finally weakened into a tropical storm, signifying that the worst is over for the state of Florida. Over the weekend, we saw images and video of winds and floods that have caused hundreds of billions of dollars worth of damage — damage, like that caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, that will take […]
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We report from Florida after one of the biggest mass evacuations in US history. Hurricane Irma has just about finished with Florida – finally. The monster has weakened to a tropical storm, but not before battering communities with l...
Photo via Getty Images Tesla unlocked its range-limited vehicles for Florida customers, extending the range of their vehicles to facilitate an easier evacuation from the storm. More »
Electric car maker Tesla helped its owners fleeing the path of Hurricane Irma, offering a complementary boost to the car battery's range to allow them to travel further before needing to recharge.
Tesla has remotely unlocked the ability for Florida drivers fleeing Hurricane Irma to get an extra 30 to 40 miles in an electric car without recharging. It’s a temporary measure that highlighted an usual element to the battery capac...