28 Jan '16, 4pm

Electric-Car Battery Energy: Why Waste It On Cabin Heating? (Video)

High Gear Media Staff 1,714 views Jan 28, 2016 Among the drawbacks of cars that run on battery power is the energy required to heat their cabins. As electric-car drivers in less temperate climes know, heating the cabin to room temperature has an enormous impact on battery range--conceivably as high as 40 percent. A similar impact is seen from air-conditioning use as well, but it takes far less energy to cool a car from 90 to 70 degrees F (32 to 21 degrees C) than it does to heat it from 25 to 70 degrees F (- 4 to 21 degrees C). DON'T MISS: Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Range Loss In Winter: New Data From Canada The following article proposes an alternative to using battery energy for climate control in electric cars. It was written by Tesla Model S owner Thomas E. Moore of Annapolis, Maryland, and (lightly) edited by Green Car Reports for length and clarity. He writes ... 2013 T...

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