How will Tesla 'end range anxiety' on the Model S?
Elon Musk — Tesla’s co-founder, CEO, and one-man PR machine — made news yesterday with a tweet that his company would reveal a firmware update for its Model S sedan later this week that will “end range anxiety.”
“Range anxiety” is the notion that you’re always worried you won’t find a charger for your electric car before the juice runs out. It’s a more serious problem for the many EVs on the road with sub-100-mile ranges like the Nissan Leaf, VW e-Golf, and Ford Focus Electric, but even the Model S — which has a range of 200 miles or more, depending on configuration — gets roped into the conversation. Perhaps it’s because if you do run out of power, you can’t just walk a few blocks to the nearest gas station, fill up a canister, and…
Source:: The Verge