When should I plug in my car?
With the upcoming cold temperatures over the weekend when should I plug in my car? Natural Resources Canada says to plug in a car two hours before you drive. But CAA Manitoba says your car needs to be plugged in for 3-4 hours, especially when it's colder. According to CAA Manitoba: An automotive battery loses 40 per cent of its charge at -18C, while a starter may need twice as much electrical power to start a cold engine. CAA Manitoba further recommends: Plug your vehicle in