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  1. General EV Discussion
    Got a Tesla 3 and saw the 142MPG rating online,that got me thinking generating electricity has energy losses from converting from its fuel source to electricity. Most electricity in the US is generated using hydro carbons and these power plants are typically around 40% efficient at converting...
  2. General EV Discussion
    Full disclosure, I work at EVCables.co.uk! However, we have invested in some pretty nice test equipment and I thought it would be a shame for me to keep it all to myself. So as an intro into the sort of topics I want to tackle I thought I start with how much power is ‘lost’ through a standard EV...
  3. Home Charging Installation
    Hi I currently have an electric vehicle on order (Toyota PHEV plug-in) and British Gas are going to do an online survey for the install. I don’t think I have the necessary electrics. I have a thick cable running from the consumer unit under the house up the wall of a nearby detached garage and...
  4. General EV Discussion
    Given that lithium ion batteries degrade with time and energy throughput, will deliverable power also be affected by state of health (SOH) degradation along with capacity? Internal resistance increases as the battery degrades which means output current will get limited. Expanding on that, is...
  5. General Kia EV Discussion
    Hiya all! Just brought home my 2017 Kia Optima PHEV yesterday afternoon and plugged in the EVSE and I need an education... The lights on the box all flash on at the point I plug it into the garage wall socket, but... then immediately goes to flashing the power light continuously. I checked the...
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