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Why are EV tires more expensive?

EV tires are more expensive than tires for an ICE vehicle Electric vehicles weigh more than conventional ICE vehicles due to the weight of the battery packs. In fact, an EV weighs about 10% more than a comparably sized ICE vehicle, which can wear out conventional tires almost 20% faster. That means the tires must be designed to handle a heavier load, and that requires more expensive raw materials like aramid fibers instead of steel. If your EV came equipped with tires carrying the HL load rating, you must replace … Read More

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