10 Ways to Improve the Range of Your EV – Video



10 Ways to Improve the Range of Your EV – Video


Route Planning

Use route optimisation options in your sat nav
Weigh-up journey time over power usage


In-Car Temperature

Make use of car programming apps to preheat your vehicle while it’s charging


Battery Conditioning

Better conditioned cells perform better and live longer
Frequently charge for short journeys
Only fully charge when needed


Battery Size

The bigger – the better
It’s worth paying more
40kWh battery = 168 miles
63kWh battery = 239 miles


Moderate Speed

Its simple: Hard acceleration + speeding = higher power consumption


Smooth Driving

  • No harsh breaking
  • Better anticipation
  • Gentle acceleration


Only Essentials

The following will contribute to shortening your battery’s charge:

  • Heating
  • Infotainment
  • Lighting
  • Heated Seats



Declutter when you can as

  • Roof racks
  • Bike holders
  • Inessential luggage

will all take it’s toll


Regenerative Braking

Efficient use of the regenerative braking system which stores energy every time you brake can add miles to your battery life.


Top-Up Charging
Top-up your battery where and whenever you can whether its at:

  • work
  • gym
  • shops

This also helps with range anxiety.

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10 Ways to Improve the Range of Your EV – Video