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  1. ZE50s + Pod Point Solo 7kw charging?

    Renault ZOE
    Hi there, I'm about to pull the trigger on a new ZE50 Iconic without CCS and wanted to check people's experiences with Pod Point 7kw charging issues. I've seen a few older posts highlighting problems here and would be great to know if this is still prevalent on ZE50? TL;DR we're not blessed...
  2. [QUESTIONNAIRE] EV Charging and Loyalty UK

    General Charging Discussion
    Dear all, I am a student at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Together with a team of 4 Management students, I am conducting a research on EV charging and its implications for loyalty schemes in the UK. If you are an EV driver, we are interested in your feedback! Here‘s a short...
  3. Charging completion: 1.6Kwh and 66 minutes

    Nissan Leaf40
    Just in case anyone else is interested in how the 40Kwh leaf winds down from charging it's battery. On my Rolec 7Kwh charger, when the bulk charging process stops: The leaf consumes ~1.6KWh in one hour and 6 minutes Consumption decays to 1/2KW in 40 minutes The final 26 minutes only adds/...
  4. Chargepoint Share Offer Launch!

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi everyone. I’m hoping that you don’t think this is too promotional (even though that’s exactly what it is!) but I’d really like to share the details of a community share offer with you as I feel that some in the group may find it interesting. £130,000 of investment shares are being offered by...
  5. Guide to Charging Electric Vehicles

    General Charging Discussion
    The Energy Saving Trust has a useful guide for owners new to electric vehicles. Also useful summary for those already experienced with EVs. It would be a handy guide to be handed out to each purchaser of a new EV. Energy Saving Trust - Charging Electric Vehicles
  6. Visitor to Hove dismayed by lack of working electric car charging points

    General Charging Discussion
    This popped up in my Google news feed. https://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2020/02/19/visitor-to-hove-dismayed-by-lack-of-working-electric-car-charging-points/
  7. Calling all electric car owners to take part in paid research!

    General EV Discussion
    Hey, everyone. We are inviting electric car owners to take part in the research. Let’s discuss your driving experience, what is good, what is bad, how did you become electric, etc. Why we need this? We want to provide up-to-date solutions to make your life better. That’s why your voice is...
  8. Community to develop a charging network for Wales - TrydaNi

    General Charging Discussion
    A community group are looking to set up a charging network for Wales. Fed up with the poor charging infrastructure in Wales a collection of community groups have decided to take matters in their own hands to develop a community owned charging network for Wales. They have set up a crowdfunder...
  9. 2015 BMW i3 charging error

    BMW i3
    I just had to install a new 12v battery and I have registered the battery. I'm now getting an error telling me the car is unable to charge. I checked to see if I could open the charger door and couldn't also the car will not live park. On a Foxwell NT510 I ran the codes to see if any thing was...
  10. Mennekes Type 2 32A 3-phase Cable Swap

    Electric Vehicle Classifieds
    I have a Mennekes Type 2 to Type 2 (Mode 3) 32A 3-phase 7.5m straight cable (no. 36130) that came new from MB Temple Fortune when I bought a used approved B250e (2016 MY) in late 2018. I find that it is too long for my needs and I'm looking to swap mine for a Mennekes coiled version between 4 &...
  11. Travelling in France with a Leaf 40

    Nissan Leaf40
    This summer we're going to be travelling through France with our Leaf 40, and I'd like to ask if there any up to the minute tips anyone can give for such a trip. I've seen there are Chademo rapid chargers around, with an attached cable, but I've noticed some of them have a Chademo option with...
  12. Cheapest/free RFID card

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi all - I’m relatively new to EVs. The car park at my local station uses an old charging system. It can be activated by an RFID card - it doesn’t matter what network the card is linked to, it just needs a card to start. However, I don’t have an RFID card and it seems the only one widely...
  13. Charging a Volt / Ampera using a Zappi 2 Charger

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Good morning all, I have a basic 16 Amp Chargemaster charge point which does what it should and the Volt is happy to charge on immediate charge or on delayed charge from it. In October I had a new 32 Amp Zappi 2 installed in addition, as I had heard of all the clever things that this technology...
  14. We want your input: EV charging research study

    General EV Discussion
    We are conducting research to understand how we can best make EV charging more convenient for all people. We would be grateful if you can take part and help shape the future of EV charging. Follow this link to take part, and thank you for your time!
  15. Charge scheduling - what are you doing?

    Tesla Model 3
    I'm keen to know if I'm being a complete fool with my charge scheduling. Our model 3 doesn't seem to want to do it. Now, I'll admit the app for our home charger is shockingly bad but I still managed to set it up for a schedule. But nothing happened. I had heard the rumours that the Model 3 has...
  16. E-Corsa charging types

    General EV Discussion
    I have an E-Corsa on order as a Company Car due for delivery in May 2020. I have had a email from the fleet company saying: Further to your recent order for the Vauxhall Corsa-e, the dealership have advised us that at the time the order was quoted the only available vehicle was the Corsa-e with...
  17. To charge or not to charge?

    General EV Discussion
    I have a quick question about the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: I fully charged the battery then drove around and the battery is about 3/4 full. I've heard that regularly topping up the battery can lead to a faster degradtion? I've also heard using the CHADEMO chargers can also depelete the...
  18. Charger backend cabling info

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi - new here, sorry if discussion topic already exists! Looking to installing some EV charging equipment for a business but want to make sure that I’m not getting ripped off by contractors bidding to do the work. When it comes to the cabling connecting to the building’s power, are there...
  19. Charging rate

    Tesla Model 3
    I'm still awaiting my home charge point so using nearby points. The first couple of times I plugged into a CCS Rapid and got around 43kW. Tonight the rapid was in use when I passed so I went to a twin outlet where both sockets are rated at 22kW. I thought I would be able to bump up the charge...
  20. Cardiff to Falmouth 24kw Leaf how good are the chargers

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    Hello Can anyone tell me how reliable the chargers are between Cardiff and Falmouth Cornwall. Thank you
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