Renault Electric Vehicle: No Performance Difference in Cold

Renault tested their Zoe electric vehicle in -13 degree weather in Finland and found “almost unnoticeable” differences in performance and battery range, something which can be a problem with other electric vehicles.

Extremely hot weather can also be problematic for EVs, as Nissan Leaf owners are discovering in Phoenix, where vehicle range has apparently been severely reduced by the heat, which is routinely well over 100 in the summer.