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  1. Weather conditions Saturday 16th March - long range trip - efficiency struggles.....!

    Nissan Leaf40
    The weather conditions seemed particularly bad yesterday (Saturday 16th March) & I was on a longish trip from Essex (Stansted area) to Leeds and back. Here's my experience - if anyone else was out and about yesterday I'd be very interested in your experience. For me it was one of my first real...
  2. Rain Repellents for Wing Mirrors - Any Recommendations

    General Renault Z.E. Discussion
    Im looking for recommendations for a good rain repellent for the wing mirrors on my Zoe. Anyone used one that they can recommend?
  3. Charge in the rain

    Volkswagen Passat GTE
    Are the connectors waterproof- can it be plugged in and out and charged when we get the most frequent weather we know we can rely on....yeah the wet stuff especially here in South Wales !!!! Also I have to charge from car park at back of house so I need to use an extension real with granny...
  4. Windscreen repellent

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Was wondering what the best treatment is out there for the exterior of windscreen. I was thinking of getting Halford's 'Duxback' but it's a bit of a rip off. Can anyone recommend any similar treatments/DIY products?
  5. Home Charger tripping out in the rain.

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi I have a Nissan Leaf (6kW) and and Rolec Wallpod 32Amp charger (with a tethered cable) on the front of my house. Charger Types | ChargedEV The car is parked and charged on my driveway. Often, in the rain, I come downstairs in the morning to find the wall unit has tripped out, resulting in...
  6. noise coming from wiper when it stutters

    General Audi EV Discussion
    There is light rain falling here today and it is the first time I had a chance to really use my wipers. Having it on "auto" (not very sensitive as I only needed a wipe every now and then), I noticed that the wipers on the "return swipe" stutters and there's a very annoying sounds that's made...