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  1. General BMW EV Discussion
    I have had my 2020 330e for almost a month now and loving it, having covered 800 miles and still with over a quarter of the original tank of fuel left! One irritation is that the charging seems to occasionally reset itself. I am using the granny charger plugged into a dedicated 3 pin plug...
  2. General Mitsubishi EV Discussion
    I’ve been using a normal domestic socket for charging during the day inside the garage without any extension leads. It takes nearly 5 hours. If I change tariff and charge overnight to take advantage of the 4-hour cheap rate, how can I time it? Would it be safer to have a proper charging...
  3. Kia Niro
    Hi all I have an e-Niro and the UVO app. I also have a home wall charger - but the wall charger is not smart (6 years old) and doesn’t have an app in itself to tell me how much electricity was used to charge the car (or how much it cost). Is there a way on UVO or on the car itself to figure...
  4. Kia Niro
    I have a 2021 eNiro on order and hoping it turns up Oct/November as a bit of prep I have been looking at home charging options. Would love to hear about others experiences what’s good etc. i am also interested in bidirectional charging but can‘t see if that is dependant on the car also. Any...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ChargedEV
    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 ⚡️
  12. General EV Discussion
    If you are a Costco member, there is a great deal on a solid Level 2 charger! Costco Wholesale
  13. 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?
  14. 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...
  15. 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.
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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