Talking Cars (MP3)

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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