« In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune | Main | It Distracted Us. It Gave Us Uber. It Made Selfies a Thing. »

Tesla Boosts Car Battery Power During Irma, Raising Questions of Control

[NyTimes] : "Tesla drivers in Florida got an unexpected assist this weekend as they scrambled to evade Hurricane Irma.<p>Owners of certain Model S sedans and Model X S.U.V.s noticed that the battery capacity of their electric cars had increased, giving them as much as 40 extra miles of range to outrun the deluge. …"