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  1. UK Charge-point options for 'Looped Supply'

    General EV Discussion
    Help.... We have an Audi E-Tron on order which is due to arrive in a couple of weeks and I have now stumbled across what appears to quite a common issue in regards to a 'Looped Supply' Our current scenario is detailed below, I'm really looking for some advice on what our options are as I seem...
  2. Electric Energy Consumption - Help

    General EV Discussion
    Hi folks, I did a test drive in a DS3 Crossback e-tense and I loved it. In the energy info it says: Electric Energy Consumption : 3.5 Miles/KWh This is what I do not really understand, I know in my Merc I can get a good 60mpg but what does this mean above? Is the higher the number better or...
  3. Golf GTE Questions

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all, First post here. So apologies if I haven't followed the correct protocols! Few questions about the Golf GTE as I'm interested in purchasing one. 1) MK7 v MK7.5 I was on autottader looking at variants. On the spec form the MK7 has 10 more BHP than the MK7.5. Not only that the MK7.5 you...
  4. 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...
  5. Futuristic Grid Video

    General Charging Discussion
    So, I can remember watching a video on a futuristic grid, where power was distributed from EV to homes and the amount of solar and wind power being produced in real time, all viewed through a large screen, possibly touchscreen. I am unsure if this was a concept or real thing (probably was)...
  6. Anyone in East Anglia have an Ampera?

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    I am really looking to have a shot in an Ampera as I am toying with thoughts of buying one until the BEV market gets better and settles more. I would.like to test drive one before I commit and was wondering if there are any owners in East Anglia, particularly Norwich that would be willing to let...
  7. Charge point install preperation

    General Charging Discussion
    I'm going to be getting a rolec 7kw charge point installed soon, though I've not contacted them yet. The distance between the main CU and the garage is 30m. However the charge point location will need a further 5m of cable. The garage currently has power to it, but the cable is only 4mm and...
  8. Aixam Mega...charge dropping...help!

    Other EV Makes and Models
    hello! First post and new to the world of EV’s so be gentle but here to ask a question hoping someone knows something. I bought an Aixam Mega Van (2010 reg), for a business plan. Having been told you need to keep it running as the batteries can degrade, I’ve realised we’re only getting about...
  9. Home charger preperations?

    General Charging Discussion
    I am going to be placing an order for my first EV soon, and will be getting a 32A 7kw chargemaster point installed in my garage. I was recently thinking about the install of this, and have a couple of questions. 1 - Can a charge point be mounted to a timber building? All installs i have seen...
  10. Looking for suitable motor for custom-built Formula Racing EV

    General EV Discussion
    Hello all, I am a member of the powertrain team for my university's Formula Electric Racing team and we are currently looking for a motor to power our rear wheel drive vehicle. I'm having some difficulty finding motors by just Google searching and was wondering if this amazing community has any...
  11. A Survey Study into the social stance on electrical cars for Uni!

    General EV Discussion
    I am looking for people to fill an extremely short survey reguarding the social stance on electrical cars for my university work, I would appreciate any feedback and for you to share it where possible, while it is aimed primarily at people who do not own electrical cars, I feel like your input...
  12. Home charger installation advice?

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi. Just to be clear. I am currently saving for the purchase of an EV (smart ED 2017) and hope to make purchase early 2018. I have been thinking recently about the home charger installation. And any preparations I could make. I have heard many things that concern me regarding the install and...
  13. Someone can help me to find it

    General EV Discussion
    Hi someone can help to find this gps for find car becouse i live on italy and i don t think i can found it here
  14. Help! Sainsbury's Dog Kennel Hill Chargers

    Ice Breakers
    New to EV And I've done a daft thing. I plugged my PHEV charging cable into the Source London charging point in the Sainsbury's car park in Dog Kennel Hill and it's locked in their because I don't have the membership card to unlock the cable. If anybody has a card and is going shopping tonight...
  15. Help, charge needed!

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    HELP! Anyone have a charge point with a Leaf plug within 5 miles of B8 2SQ Washwood Heath Birmingham? My battery is on --- and my car it at the park n ride, 10 miles from the rapid charger at Birm airport. I arrive back at the park n ride at 9pm tomorrow 6th Dec!
  16. Hi fellow EV owners! Help needed to get product photos of EVs charging.

    Ice Breakers
    Hello from London, I started EV Cables Ltd supplying innovative charging cables. I was wondering if there are anyone who would like to help me get photos of the our cables charging with your EV. If you have an hour to spare and live around greater London, I would love to hear from you. We are...
  17. Queries - car not on vw systems

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    sorry for this but I have a few questions regarding my gte that was delivered on Friday I couldn't get carnet to register when I input the mileage for the car, so just ignored it and thought I will try again later. Anyone else had this problem? Saturday evening drove for about 20 mins...