Jaguar races through frigid Arctic in its forthcoming electric SUV

Jaguar races through frigid Arctic in its forthcoming electric SUV

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Jaguar brought a fleet of its electric vehicle prototypes to the Arctic in northern Sweden, and then proceeded to race them around the snow-blanketed flats. 

This could be viewed as stunt — though a potentially useful stunt: It’s important to see how electric vehicles perform in extreme weather conditions. According to Jaguar, the company drove its forthcoming I-PACE SUV around its test facility at temperatures as low as -40 Celsius (which is also -40 Fahrenheit).

Cold temperatures can affect battery performance, which Tesla noted in a late 2017 software update allowing drivers to “preheat” their battery in cold environments. Tesla recommended this “preconditioning” to limit the loss of range and general performance. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Jaguar races through frigid Arctic in its forthcoming electric SUV

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