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A study sheds light on the impact of winter weather on the range of twelve of the industry’s most popular EV models.

Jake Hertz

February 26, 2024

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In January, Battery Technology wrote a piece about the impact of cold-weather on EV charging and its widespread adoption, and what work is being done to address the challenges. In December, we shared tips for preserving EV battery life in winter.

That’s because the impacts of winter don’t stop at EV charging, they also take a toll on EV range: Recurrent Auto recently undertook a study in which they investigated the impact of winter weather on the range of the most popular EV models on the market. In this piece, we’re going to take a look at their study to understand the true impact of winter on an EV's performance.

So, while we await the coming of Spring, read on to learn about the impact of winter weather on the range of 12 popular EVs.

About the Author(s)

Jake Hertz

Jake Hertz is an Electrical Engineer, Technical Writer, and Public Relations Specialist. After he received his M.S. and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, he spent three years working as an Electrical Engineer at MakerBot Industries. 

As a writer, Jake is well known for his frequent contributions to various engineering websites, where he has garnered readership in the tens of thousands. Through his business, NanoHertz Solutions, Jake works with cutting-edge companies in the hardware and semiconductor space to build industry buzz and awareness through Public Relations and Technical Writing services.

As an engineer, Jake now works with numerous startups to help develop their hardware products. He is also a Co-Founder of Origin Labs, a NYC-based design firm for tech startups in the hardware space.

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