Do electric cars have a break-in period? Is it smarter to buy or lease an EV? And is it better to be stranded overnight in a gas vehicle, or an electric car? We answer these and other EV-related questions on this episode, including how hot summer temperatures affect an EV's driving range, what happens in an EV right before the battery dies, and what resources are available for those that want to learn more about electric vehicles before they take the plunge.
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00:00 – Introduction
00:55 – Electric Cars 101
02:15 – Buying vs. Leasing an EV
05:53 – Break-in Period for Electric Cars
08:14 – EV Battery Replacement
10:58 – Battery Performance in Traffic
13:48 – EV Battery Performance in Extreme Temperatures
16:45 – What Happens When The Battery Runs Out Completely
Electric Cars 101: The Answers to All Your EV Questions
How Much Do Cold Temperatures Affect an Electric Vehicle’s Driving Range?
What Happens to the Old Batteries in Electric Cars?
How to Find All the Available Electric Car Incentives
How to Choose the Best Home Wall Charger for Your Electric Vehicle
Consumer Reports Survey Shows Strong Interest in Electric Cars
Guide to Car Safety
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