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How does the cold weather affect EV car battery performance?

3 February 2022 BlogEV for Drivers

EV owners will likely experience slower charging speeds and reduced range in winter - but there are ways to manage EV battery performance.

At the time of writing, the UK is entering the depths of winter, with sub-zero temperatures and even snow predicted. 

For a lot of EV drivers, this will result in a noticeable reduction in the usual range of their electric car. And on top of this, many will find that their charging stopovers take longer. Charging speed seems slower than before.   

If you’ve ever wondered why this might be happening, we’re about to explore the reasons behind this apparent reduced battery performance and how best to tackle it.

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