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Plug In West Michigan Podcast - Episode 8 - EVs in Winter

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Episode 8 - EVs in Winter

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Host: Karl BlossBlog: www.muskegonevguy.comInstagram @muskegonevguyWest Michigan EV community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WestMichiganEV/Guest: Ted Ooyevaar, EV owner, enthusiast and road warriorTheme song composed by Tyler Burke

Main Topic:  Electric Vehicle Considerations in Winter Weather
What happens to cars when it gets cold?All cars lose efficiency and range in the winter.  Gas cars just burn more gas and need to warm up longer.Traction: I highly recommend winter tires no matter what car you have.  The traction is so much better than so-called “all-season” tires, which I call “no season” tires.First let’s talk about the positives:If you’re just traveling around home, you just plug in at home in the comfort of your garage if you have one.  No need to stand at a gas pump …