Why EVs need a 12V battery (Advance Auto Parts interview)

Why EVs need a 12V battery (Advance Auto Parts interview)

When people start talking about EVs, the big ol’ lithium-ion battery tends to get a lot of the limelight. But EVs have dozens of other components needed to make them operate as expected, including another, smaller battery. Just like a car with an internal combustion engine, most EVs require a 12V battery in addition to the big one at center stage.

In fact, the 12V battery is supremely important to successful EV operation. But why? And, what makes a 12V battery in an EV different than one you’d find in any other vehicle?

To answer our questions, we’ve invited Allison Lentz Bubar, SVP of marketing & DIT strategy at Advance Auto Parts onto the show.

This is an audio-only version of our episode with Allison Lentz Bubar, SVP of marketing & DIT strategy at Advance Auto Parts. Go ahead, you’re already here – take a listen! But if you’re looking for moving pictures, click here.

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