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  1. DC charging from Solar panels?

    General Charging Discussion
    So I'll try to ask the question without turning this into a rant. I'm looking at putting solar panels on the roof of m house at some point in the future. I know for larger installations it's best to get a battery storage and I'm thinking about the whole Vehicle to Grid (or rather Vehicle to...
  2. Why did GM decide not to make Volt/Ampera Fast Charge?

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    I've heard the reason was so they could preserve the battery lifetime, but thinking about how Mountain mode works, doesn't it effectively do the same thing? Was it more a cost saving exercise?
  3. Is Mitsubish making a mistake by not giving US PHEV Outlander DC Chademo charging?

    General Charging Discussion
    REF: Why Mitsubishi Is Making a Big Mistake By Removing CHAdeMO Quick Charging on U.S. Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Transport Evolved are saying they are making a big mistake. I am not so sure. No idea what the rationale is, but it can only be good news for BEVS in the US? Interestingly Australia...
  4. DC after-fit?

    BMW i3
    Hi all, I've just flown over to London from N Ireland to buy a second hand i3 Rex. Did a lot of research on the car but none on public charging duhh. I plugged into an Ecotricity point on M6 with no card and no relevant knowledge. The super sat nav found me a very helpful Rachael at Benhams BMW...
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