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  1. R90 preheat consumption

    Renault ZOE
    For those interested in the preheat setup. Attached is a graph of a R90 preheat at about -3C. Departure time set to 0630. Total energy consumption 2kWh. Battery soaking kicks in 2 hours before departure at 3kW, after about 30 minutes switches over to 1.5kW. The heat pump starts 30 minutes before...
  2. pre-heat power consumption

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Has anyone meaured the pre-heat power consumption, i'm only seeing 1.3 Kw, when pre-heat completes the car begins charging at 3Kw. I'd expect to see 1.8Kw ( battery heater ) and another 1 Kw for cabin heat etc Thoughts?
  3. Preheating.. is it just BS?

    Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    Not trying to troll here but I’ve been trying to preheat my Leaf to see if it makes any difference to the range and to be honest, I just can’t seem to get it to make a difference. No matter if I just warm the car for 5 mins or 1 hour, it doesn’t seem to make any significant difference to my...