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  1. EV home 7kw charger - reasonable cost

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi, myself and my partner have just ordered 2 EV vehicles Peugeot and Kia. Looking around for home 7kw chargers (of which we need 2 due to car useage), they are much more expensive that I though at £519 each minimum with the OLEV grant applied thus £1040 for both. Has anyone any experience of...
  2. Chargemaster - issues with scheduling

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi...I'm very new to EV's but absolutely loving my Leaf 40. However, I am struggling with trying to schedule the Chargemaster charging point. I appreciate that I can set charge timer within the Leaf but I shouldn't really be having problems with the schedule on the charging point. I have two...
  3. PLEASE HELP - charging wallboxes

    General EV Discussion
    Hi everyone, My name is Riccardo Branca and I am a student at Politecnico di Milano, currently working on a research about electric vehicles charging solutions. I would really appreciate if you guys could fill in this very very short questionnaire. I promise is very short. It's about...
  4. EV charge unit with built-in "off peak" timer?

    General Charging Discussion
    Having bought a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV a little while ago, now that it's time to replace my wife's car a Nissan Tekra EV will arrive next week and it's time to think through the case for a 7kW charger! However, we have a second home in a remote rural location, which is on an Economy 7...
  5. New GTE owner..mileage & charging point

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Good evening fellow GTE owners, Newby post here so apologies if I’m going over old ground, but I recently purchased a 16 plate GTE that has 8.5k miles on it. My round trip is 70 miles to and from work and so far I’m loving the car, albeit a couple of things I’m hoping people can advise on...
  6. Tripping worries with charging cable?

    General Charging Discussion
    I'm about to get an Ioniq, and a podpoint charger installed at home. The problem is where to put the charger. In the obvious place, it would be easy to use and close to where it's needed. However, this would result in the cable lying across the main way up to the house door. I'm worried that...
  7. Save on EV Charging @ home!

    Hello everyone! We just wanted to let you know, if you are in need of EV Charging @ Home, save £25 with us! Use code SPEAK25 for your discount ⚡️ Thanks, Liam ⚡️
  8. Solid Level 2 EV Charger for $389

    General EV Discussion
    If you are a Costco member, there is a great deal on a solid Level 2 charger! Costco Wholesale
  9. Slow charging in hot weather

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    I've seen slow chrging during the hot weather car was at 31 degress and charging was limited to 1.4Kw rather than the 3.4K the car can accept any one else seen similar behaviour?
  10. Every Night Home Charging Protocol and Cost

    Nissan Leaf40
    So its 3am and I am awake and therefore check my Leaf is charging and the cost on Economy 7 (as every "sane" person would of course), which is 55p an hour at ~6.5kW, 92% and about 1.5 hours to go - all pretty much as expected. My charging protocol is plug in every night regardless of whether...
  11. Quick poll: How did you buy your home EV charger?

    General Charging Discussion
    Hey there, I am doing a quick poll to find out how did you buy your home EV charger? If there are any other channels that you have used that I haven't mentioned please share with us.
  12. Charging Cost & Remote Climate Control & Economy 7 Gotcha

    Nissan Leaf40
    Summary - Starting Remote Climate Control overrides the timer for battery charge and starts the battery charging at full cost outside Economy 7 hours? Updated (thanks to John Collinson): If you have "Full Charge Has Priority" turned on in your "Charge Timer" settings. I have Economy 7 and have...
  13. Questionaire for School Project

    General EV Discussion
    Hi, I'm doing a school project about electric cars and I would really apreciate it if you took a little time to complete my short questionaire. Gathering information is critical to my project. Electric Car Questionaire Thanks Tom
  14. Moving home charger location

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi everyone, Still looking into buying an EV, fairly certain we will be going for a 2nd hand leaf 24kWh through Nisaan and getting a charge point installed at our house. The obvious place to put it would be at the bottom of our drive near our garage but we are building a house extension later...
  15. Locked Pin!

    Audi A3 e-tron
    Help! Just got an a3 e tron company car and am the second user. Have gone to plug in to charge for the first time and the light remains Orange and won’t charge. I am assuming this is because the charge point when plugged in is saying ‘PIN?’ It never gave me the option to set my own PIN so...
  16. Chargemaster free charge point offer

    Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
    Hello All First post here and excited to say I am picking up my new Outlander Phev 4h this Saturday. Now I have the reg I have applied for the free charge point offer Chargemaster Plc - For Home However, going into the details there are actually a couple of options for the unit to select...
  17. Is a home charger worth it for me?

    Kia Soul EV
    As I can charge to 100% overnight* via standard 3 pin socket, and won't be getting Economy 7, it seems to me that unless I need to charge fully from very low in 4-5 hours, which I don't foresee happening, having a home charger fitted doesn't benefit me. Am I missing something ? It would of...
  18. Survey on sharing home charging points

    Ice Breakers
    hi all! My name is Francisco and I am a software engineer within the automotive industry and an EV fan! I am new and I would like to share with the users of the forum an idea I had recently on the potential offer to share home charging stations and EV with other users. After I finished...
  19. Would you be interested in free home electricity for your EV?

    General Charging Discussion
    Hey Guys, I've been wondering ... Tesla already do free public charging on their network - an obvious next step is offering free home charging. Imagine purchasing your electric car and you are offered free charging everywhere: at home during night time and on the go. Would you buy your home...
  20. Deal or no deal for me?

    Charging Locations
    Hi there First thread on forum hello everyone Wanna get my dream car BMW i3 and now have a chance to do so except one problem... I live in terrace house with on street parking. So putting a charging point in is a no go. However what are other choices do I have except charging at home thru a 3...