#323 EV Range Anxiety; Are Swivel Seats Safe?

published 3 weeks ago by Consumer Reports

This week we dive into audience questions and cover what you can do when an electric-vehicle's battery runs out on the road; why rearranging second row seats is a safety risk; how always driving in four-wheel drive can damage your vehicle; and tips on what to do when deer cross the road. — SHOW NOTES: 1:04 - Question #1: What can you do if an EV runs out of power while driving? 5:35 - Question #2: How many miles does the average windshield last? 8:57 - Question #3: Can you reconfigure the second row seats in the 2022 Kia Carnival and is it safe? 14:58 - Question #4: In inclement weather, can you drive in 4WD all the time? 16:07 - Question #5: What are some tips to avoid deer in the road? 17:52 - Question #6 - Should you use fuel stabilizer to prolong fuel life in the ICE engine of a plug-in hybrid? 22:26 - Question #7: Is it time to raise the speed limits on highways? — LINKS: Electric Vehicles That Can Go More Than 250 Miles on a Charge: consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/electric-vehicles-that-can-go-more-than-250-miles-on-a-full-charge-a2189661367/ First Drive: 2022 Kia Carnival Delivers on Comfort and Practicality: How It Works: 2WD vs. AWD vs. 4WD: How to Avoid a Deer Strike: UN Global Road Safety Week:

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