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File-Tesla aims to prevent hot-car deaths

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Added On September 22, 2016

 Tesla has added a feature to the latest version of its cars' operating software to help deal with the temperature inside.
 
CEO Elon musk tweeted Monday...."my favorite new feature is the always-on max temp control for keeping kids and pets safe from overheating."

The temperature-control function will automatically keep the inside temperature below 105° Fahrenheit ....by automatically opening vents or turning on the air conditioner as needed.
 
A Tesla spokesman says....the feature will remain on for up to 12 hours after the driver exits the vehicle.

The new car control software, version 8.0, begins rolling to Tesla model s cars and model x SUVs Wednesday night.

According to the group noheatstroke.org...so far this year, 31 children died after being trapped inside parked cars on hot days.