Pumping EV heat
- Magazine Article
The Automotive Career Development Center (ACDC) that I founded over 20 years ago provides training and tech support to the world's independent electric-vehicle (EV and hybrid) technicians, who will be asked to fix and maintain the systems as they age. Our facility in central Massachusetts includes a variety of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles (BEV) that we use for both teaching and research. It has also supported my own investigations into cabin-heater technology and its annoying “your range may vary” impact on BEV use in northern climates.
This curiosity began when I bought a new 2011