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Tesla Updates Software To Prevent Bad Wiring Garage Fires

By Antony Ingram 1,960 views Dec 23, 2013 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2013 Tesla Model S Enlarge Photo Recently, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has had to deal with the latest in a line of high-profile fire events involving one of its cars. While the original events were triggered as the result of accidents though, the latest was a garage fire , the cause of which is still unconfirmed. Tesla, quick to dismiss any probability the car itself caused the fire, has already released a software update for the car to deal with its suspected cause for the fire--faulty wiring in the garage's electrical supply. Revealed by Apple employee and Model S owner @ddenboer on Twitter , the update is an "automatic charge current reduction" function able to cope with fluctuations in the input power to the vehicle. The update notice states that in the event of unexpe...

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