Like an iPhone, Tesla is able to receive software updates through the internet.

Due to people having to relocate for Hurricane Irma, Tesla has released temporary updates in order to help victims by extending their cars’ range.

Tesla is one of the few car companies that is able to do this (so far) and the technology is only advancing.

Your car is a collection of computer on wheels,” David Glance wrote for The Conversation.

It is estimated that 180 million cars will be built with this ability within the next five years. However, many manufacturers feel wary about this technology.

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Updating a car as easy as updating an iPhone? (Credit: Bosch)