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Other than driving, what in my electric/GTE car uses the battery?

Your electric or GTE car uses the battery to power the engine, and it also uses the battery to power electrical equipment in the car. This means that if you’re using electrical equipment, you range will decrease. There are three main things that use power; listed in order they are:

  1. The heated seats
  2. The heated mirrors
  3. The air conditioning.

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