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What Does It Take To Drive An Electric Car In Canadian Winters?

What Does It Take To Drive An Electric Car In Canadian Winters?

So how on earth do you use an electric car in places that consistently get many feet of snow every winter? Short answer: snow tires. Long answer: plan ahead. Being based in Vancouver--what passes for the Canadian tropics*, where snow had to be helicoptered onto local ski hills during the 2010... read more

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2012 Nissan Leaf winter test

Polite Reminder: As It Gets Colder, Your Plug-in’s Range May Drop

The nights are getting longer, children are starting to get ready for Halloween, and in certain states, you’ll have already had the first fall frost. If you’re... read more October 24, 2012 by  7


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

2012 Tesla Model S Winter Testing Video Mashup Released

Over the past few years, it’s become almost customary for Californian automaker Tesla to release regular videos detailing the final developmental and testing stages of... read more April 11, 2012 by  4


 
BMW i3 and i8 preview, New York City, November 2011, photo by Tom Moloughney

BMW i3 Electric Car Spotted Winter Testing In Northern Europe

Last week, we were 90 miles north of the Arctic Circle, putting the Volvo C30 electric through its paces. But we weren’t the only people driving electric cars in the... read more March 21, 2012 by  11


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2012 Volvo C30 Electric Winter Testing: What Should We Test?

It’s no secret that electric cars prefer temperate weather in which to operate. That’s why many electric automakers add features to their cars to ensure that... read more March 8, 2012 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

Three Tips To Help You Drive Your Electric Car This Winter

As anyone who has lived in the Pacific Northwest will tell you, cities like Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon are known for their damp, dreary winter months. This... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
winter tire

Five Ways To Keep Your Gas Mileage Good This Winter

It’s October, and for thousands of motorists in colder states that means only one thing: winter is on the way. But as the trees start to turn to golden reds, the winds... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

2012 Nissan Leaf Gets Ready for Winter, Gets More Heating

The 2011 Nissan Leaf may have been the first all-electric mass-produced electric car from a major automaker to hit the roads, but in the first few months following its launch... read more June 13, 2011 by  4


 
winter driving  -  by flickr user Hey Paul

Will Winter Storms Spell Disaster for Your Electric Car?

Is it really all doom and gloom for electric car owners when winter weather comes, and will electric car owners be stranded in the snow as many columnists have suggested?... read more January 31, 2011 by  5


 
2010 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5 Cold Weather Testing

Electric Cars Can’t Handle Cold Weather? Myth Busted

We’re big fans of Mythbusters here at AllCarsElectric and love busting some of our own myths. So we decided to test a myth we hear time and time again: electric cars... read more November 30, 2010 by  70


 
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