Can a Tesla electric car handle the harsh winter of Norway?
Real-world sub-zero testingInterested in electric cars but worried because you live somewhere that gets very cold..? Here's something that might reassure you. It so happens that the Tesla Model S is very popular in Norway, with some of the highest EV sales per capita in the world. The whole country basically acts as a large-scale winter testing area, and to show how the car was doing Tesla went to film one of its customers, Arne Jakobsen, a hydro worker who needs to drive a lot on difficult snowy roads, along the mountains and fjords of Norway.
Here's how his electric car handles the cold and snow:
Here's a video of winter testing that Tesla released about a year and half ago: