What happens if you drive an EV through a flood?

There is a good choice of electric cars but what happens when you drive through a ford or water?

Asked on 2 September 2019 by james hill

Answered by Andrew Brady
I wouldn't drive through any deeper ford or water than you would a petrol or diesel car, but you needn't worry about the batteries. They're well protected and water can't get into the cells. No fish will be harmed.
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