Monday, August 15, 2022

3 things every EV driver should know about their tires


 9 August 2022



No matter which brand a driver chooses, they need to understand how the switch to electric changes the behavior of tires. These changes don’t require fundamentally different tires, but they do prompt new tradeoffs that a lot of drivers haven’t yet had to think about.

In theory, electric car-makers are already optimizing for these conditions with the tires they sell on new vehicles. But it’s always worth checking to make sure. And as used EVs proliferate (perhaps with the help of a new tax credit), more drivers will have to decide which tires to buy, without an automaker guiding them.

Here are three things Shepherd recommends keeping in mind when considering tires for EVs. 


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