Is it OK to charge electric cars under heavy sun?
I just bought an electric car, but I was concerned about the conditions at one of my local charging stations. There is no cover over the station, so my car is exposed to full sun while charging, and I live in a place with very hot summers. Is it OK to charge electric cars under heavy sun?
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- Avoid peak heat times and charge in the early mornings or late evenings when temperatures are cooler.
- Charge in the shade.
- Request that the owner of the charging station install an awning or enclosure.
- Use a heat reflective car cover or windshield sun shade.