Ford explains how to maximize the amount of range that electric vehicles can provide in harsh winter conditions.
Ford recently released a list of recommendations to assist customers get the most range possible out of their electric
cars throughout the hard winter months.
In order to maximize efficiency, some of these methods include preconditioning the batteries bef
ore each drive, using low-rolling resistance tires, and
preheating the cabin. In order to reduce energy usage, Ford also advises driving more slowly on
motorways and avoiding hard acceleration altogether.
Since cold weather can result in a reduction in range, charging is advised whenever practical.
By taking these precautions, drivers can improve their vehicle's performance in cold weather,
gaining more control over it and ensuring that
they arrive at their destination in peace.