Cold Weather Driving Tips For EV Owners
If it sounds as if driving an electric car in winter requires some sacrifices, you’re right. Moloughey says Tesla owners he has met tell him their range drops to as little as 185 in really cold weather, but the impact is much greater on someone whose electric car only has 80 miles of range to start with. He thinks carmakers should be much more open about the loss of range customers can expect in winter driving. But if you are aware of the problem and take sensible precautions, you should be able to fully enjoy electric driving in winter until the swallows come back to Capistrano once again.