“Range anxiety” is the phrase used to describe the doubt that car buyers have over the battery life of electric vehicles. It conjures up fear of running out of juice in the middle of nowhere, perhaps among bears, locals with hard-to-understand accents and nary a plug-in station for hundreds of miles. EV manufacturers have tried to overcome the anxiety with promises of extended battery life made on long-range EV models such as the Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Jaguar I-Pace and Nissan Leaf Plus.
The promises don’t count for much in the cold, it turns out.
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