Welcome to another installment of EV Universe’s podcast, Plug In For More! In a previous post, we shared best practices on how to prepare for Winter driving in your electric vehicle. Now we carry on with more tips during the coldest time of year. In this episode, our experts discuss the best way to heat up your EV during the Winter season.
We already know that extremely cold environments can have a significant impact on the range of your car. In some older models, you can lose as much as 50%! That said, EV heating systems continue to improve at both keeping you warm and improving efficiency. In this episode, we get into the nuts and bolts of how to heat up your EV:
- How heat pumps and other heating systems typically work in electric cars
- What to look for when buying your next EV if you live in colder climates
- How Tesla heat pumps and BMW resistive heating hold up in the snow
- Picking the right upgrade package for you (e.g. heated seats, heated steering wheel)
Click on the play button below for this podcast episode on how to heat up your EV during the Winter season:
Stay tuned for more episodes of Plug In For More!