Video by State Of Charge via YouTube
All electric vehicles lose some of their normal driving range in the colder winter months. In this video, I explore the different things that owners can do to minimize range loss when it’s cold outside. I’m joined by Darren Palmer, Ford’s VP of electric vehicle programs as well as one of the first people who lives in Alaska and took delivery of a Ford F-150 Lightning in 2022.
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7:10 Why is the winter range lower on electric vehicles?
9:44 Ford’s cold weather recommendations
15:48 Do you need to precondition the battery every day?
17:39 How to set battery preconditioning on Ford electric vehicles
20:01 Interview with Darren Palmer, Ford’s VP of electric vehicle programs
38:20 I talk with Jeff Head, an F-150 Lightning owner who lives in Alaska
47:22 I recap the winter driving tip
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