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  1. Absolutely No heat out of interior heater

    Renault ZOE
    Hello all only just picked up a 2013 friday from a car dealers (not renault) - felt a bit chilly today so set climate control to 20c .. no heat whatsover came out of the vents , just blowing out cold air ...put it onto max heat , still blew out cold air . turned off eco switch ... still the...
  2. High fuel consumption in "hybrid" mode, low e-range

    Other EV Makes and Models
    Hi Everyone, I was testing my Ampera in this nice and cold weather how much is the mpg using it in only the "hybrid" mode. I did 65 miles in total and got 21-22mpg which, in my view, is sh*t. Though the heating is on max mode with a temp set of 23C-25C and usually doing only 4-8 miles in one go...
  3. In The Bleak Mid-Winter

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    I've certainly felt an increase in power usage, doing my usual pootling about in York, but I'm off to Birmingham tomorrow. So I'm asking myself - can I afford to run the heating or should I wrap up warm. How much range loss should I expect on a long-distance motorway run?
  4. Using Kickdown with a cold engine?

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    So one of my greatest concerns with this car, is driving along in E-mode, then deciding I need a blast of power, when the ICE is stone cold. Its just something I'm not prepared todo, for the below reasons. Now, maybe its because of my Subaru background, it was a hard and fast rule that you...
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