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Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds
Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds

Testing by AAA has found that how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge varies widely depending on the weather. Frigid temperatures can reduce that distance by 57%. The research is important to the Automobile Club of Southern California because it maintains mobile recharging trucks for people who misjudge how far they can go in their electric car. “EV drivers need to carefully monitor range in hot and cold weather,” said Steve Mazor, the engineer who manages the Southern California club’s Automotive Research Center. Gas: See the latest Southern California prices The center conducted tests on a 2013 Nissan Leaf,  a 2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV and the...

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