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Here are 8 tips for the best EV winter range and performance

Tesla Model 3 winter app

Whether you’re a seasoned EV driver in cold climates or this is your first winter driving an electric vehicle, there’s always more to learn about how to get the best range and performance from your EV when the temperatures drop.

Electrek asked two experts for smart winter EV driving advice. This is what Richard Reina, the product training director at, and Casey Donahue, an energy analyst working as the CEO of Optiwatt, a residential managed charging platform in North America, had to say.

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Volkswagen contributes to 25% overall EV delivery rise with over 120K ID.4/5 models sold so far this year


German automaking giant Volkswagen released its September deliveries report showing a 25% jump in EV deliveries through the first nine months of 2022. Despite ongoing supply chain constraints, consumers are buying VW’s electric models at a record pace as the automaker’s EV sales share climbs to a new high of 6% in September.

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VW CFO says it’s well-positioned for EV transition after Porsche listing, will a PowerCo IPO be next?


After the historic public listing of Volkswagen’s sports performance brand, Porsche, the automaker’s chief financial officer (CFO), Arno Antiliz, says VW is ready and well funded to execute its EV strategy. He also mentions the possibility of listing its battery unit, PowerCo, to free up even more funds and accelerate battery cell development.

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