Electric pickup trucks are here to stay, but that doesn’t mean they are perfect at doing their ICE brothers’ jobs. Towing, especially, takes a heavy toll on the battery and usually cuts the range in half. Towing in freezing temperatures adds even more strain.
Impact of Towing and Cold Weather...
New to EV, Boston traffic (7 miles of start stop = 25 - 30 minutes) looking for best range from R1T. What mode selections would you make? What level regen? What else should I be thinking about?
Posting this to two forums for a little additional feedback.
Excited to see the Rivians come to market. My order is in.
I know the EPA range is listed at 314 miles. Watching several review videos posted in the last month, shots of the R1T screens clearly show the max range at between 230-250 miles.
77% charge with 179 miles, and 79%...
The Norwegian Automobile Federation (NAF) decided to test 20 of the best selling EVs in Norway. In doing so they showed which EVs have the best range in cold weather.
They found 3 main things about EVs in cold weather:
EVs don’t suddenly shut down when they run out of power. Drivers are given...