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Towing.....

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by nowtleft, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. nowtleft

    nowtleft Member

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    Is this the Achilles heel of EV's? Does towing a caravan reduce the range so much that it makes an EV/Caravan combo ineffective or is there research to show the effects of towing caravans behind EVs?
     
  2. Yggdrasill

    Yggdrasill Active Member

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    You can tow a caravan, but it can more than halve the range. So, either you need to be willing to stop more often, or you need twice as much battery capacity. Tesla-Bjørn has a few towing videos that can be looked at:


     
  3. nowtleft

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    Thanks......
     

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