Summer is here, and it's time to hit the road and enjoy the sunny weather with your electric vehicle (EV). But before you embark on those thrilling summer adventures, it's essential to give your EV the care it needs to ensure optimal performance and a cool ride. In this blog post, we'll explore some expert tips and tricks, along with the assistance of Drive Protected's EV Care Kit, to keep your EV in top shape during the summer months. From battery maintenance to cooling strategies and washing techniques, we've got you covered!
- One crucial aspect of summer EV care is maintaining the health of your battery. High temperatures can affect battery performance and efficiency. Here's how you can protect and optimize your EV's battery during the summer, with the help of Drive Protected EV Care Kit:
- a) Keep it Cool: Park your EV in shaded areas whenever possible to prevent the battery from overheating. If shade is scarce, consider using sunshades or reflective covers on the windows to reduce heat absorption.
- b) Preconditioning: Take advantage of your EV's preconditioning feature. Before getting in your car, activate the climate control system remotely to cool the interior and reduce strain on the battery when it's time to drive.
- c) Charge Wisely: Avoid fast-charging your EV when the battery is extremely hot. Opt for slower charging sessions during the hottest parts of the day to minimize heat buildup.
- Maintaining a comfortable cabin temperature is essential for both your enjoyment and the longevity of your EV's components. Follow these cooling strategies, enhanced by Drive Protected EV Care Kit, to beat the summer heat:
- a) Remote Start: Use your EV's remote start function to activate the cooling system before entering the vehicle. This ensures a refreshing and comfortable interior when you're ready to hit the road.
- b) Ventilation: When parking your EV, crack open the windows slightly to allow hot air to escape. This simple tip can significantly reduce the temperature inside the vehicle.
- c) Sun Protection: Invest in sunshades or tinted windows to block out the sun's rays. This helps keep the cabin cooler and protects the interior materials from heat damage.
Washing and Care with Drive Protected EV Care Kit:
- Summer adventures often mean dirt, dust, and bug splatters on your EV's exterior. Enhance your vehicle care routine with Drive Protected's EV Care Kit, designed specifically to keep your EV in pristine condition during the summer:
- a) Regular Washing: Wash your EV regularly using Drive Protected's high-quality foam soap, included in the kit. This foam soap is specially formulated to remove dirt and grime effectively, leaving a spotless and shiny finish on your vehicle.
- b) All-Purpose Cleaner: Drive Protected's EV Care Kit also features an all-purpose cleaner that can be used on various surfaces of your EV, including the interior. Use it to clean door panels, dashboard, and other areas that need a thorough yet gentle cleaning.
- c) Ceramic Spray: After washing, apply Drive Protected's ceramic spray, also included in the kit. This ceramic spray offers long-lasting protection, enhancing the shine and providing a hydrophobic barrier to repel water and keep your EV cleaner for longer.
- d) Microfiber Towels: The EV Care Kit includes high-quality microfiber towels to ensure a scratch-free cleaning experience. Use them to dry your EV's exterior after washing or applying the ceramic spray, ensuring a streak-free and polished finish.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the open road with your electric vehicle. By following these tips for summer EV care, along with the assistance of Drive Protected's EV Care Kit, you can keep your vehicle running smoothly, maintain battery health, and ensure a comfortable driving experience. Regular washing and protection using the Drive Protected EV Care Kit will help your EV look as good as new while maintaining its performance and value. So, buckle up, embrace the summer, and embark on unforgettable journeys with your EV, knowing that it's well-cared-for with Drive Protected's EV Care Kit.