Electric Vehicles

Tesla's Musk Vows to End EV 'Range Anxiety'

March 16, 2015

Photo: Tesla
Photo: Tesla

Tesla Motors may be extending the range of its Model S battery-electric vehicle, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on March 15.

Musk tweeted that Tesla will launch a software update that will "end range anxiety" and affect the "entire Model S fleet," while adding that the company will have a press conference on Thursday at 9 a.m. West Coast time.

The Model S equipped with the 85 kW lithium-ion battery provides an EPA-rated range of 265 miles, which is the longest range among electric vehicles now on the market.

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