If it is set to 8 am, for example, it begins to air-condition the interior at 7:50 am and does this until 8:05 am. Whether it needs to be heated or cooled, is automatically recognizes.
In the summer it cools down to approx. 21°C with the standard air conditioning system and in winter it heats up the interior to approx. 21°C. When the pre heating is active, it's also heating up the battery. The heater is a 4kW PTC heater which, like the air conditioner, is directly connected to the HV battery via the HV mains.