The electric Tesla Model S is able to travel up to 265 miles before its battery runs out of power – one of the longest driving ranges of any electric car currently on the market. Now Tesla is getting ready to make that driving range even longer. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk just announced that the newest update to the Model S range will “end range anxiety.”

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Elon Musk announced on Twitter that the Model S is getting a software update this week that will give all versions of the Model S the ability to travel further between charges. Musk hasn’t announced the full details, but it’s expected that the automaker will reveal an over-the-air software update during a press conference on Thursday.

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Late last year Tesla announced a long list of updates to the Roadster that improved its driving range by up to 50 percent, which equated to a 400 mile range. Unfortunately since the Model S is only getting a software update, don’t expect to see the same gains that the Roadster received. Tesla plans to announce the updates to the Model S on Thursday, March 19 at 9am PST.

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