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  1. General EV Discussion
    Hey! I have written a detailed blog post about the possibilities of deploying hybrid powertrains till the time EVs become more feasible and logical. Hybrid Powertrains to bridge the gap between IC engines and electric drivetrains? I would love to hear your opinions on the matter and share...
  2. Ice Breakers
    My name is Steve and I have been driving EVs for about 6 years now, mostly Nissan leaf’s, but now I drive a Vauxhall Ampera. Aparently one the most rarest cars on British roads, but one the best EV,s ever I think. I have all the range I need for my daily commute and when we go on holiday, it has...
  3. General EV Discussion
    I am looking at making a trip to Legoland Windsor from Birmingham stopping off at Marlow to stay the night. Currently I am getting a full range of 185miles. Gutted there are no chargers at Legoland. I have always opted not to take the etron on long journeys because of range anxiety. my worry...
  4. First Gen Nissan LEAF (LEAF24 & LEAF30)
    I've just purchased my first EV, a 24kW Leaf. I've been quoted £600 to have it delivered from Norfolk to Devizes in mid-Wiltshire so have decided to drive it back from the garage myself. It's a journey of around 217 miles, so I'll need to charge at least twice on the way home and I'm after some...
  5. Renault ZOE
    I started writing this as a reply to this post, but quickly the length of it got out of hand, so it's its own thread now. Probably better that way since I would like to hear from as many people as possible, whether they have good advice or just want to laugh at my misfortune. Here's what...
  6. Volkswagen e-Golf
    Hi VW e-golf Community, I’m Jon, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering specializing in electrochemistry at the University of Washington. I’m working with folks at a new company in Seattle, Recurrent, with a goal of helping electric vehicle (EV) buyers understand the battery health and range...
  7. BMW i3
    Hi BMW EV and PHEV Community, I’m Jon, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering specializing in electrochemistry at the University of Washington. I’m working with folks at a new company in Seattle, Recurrent, with a goal of helping electric vehicle (EV) buyers understand the battery health and...
  8. General EV Discussion
    I'm really interested in buying an EV, and feel the time is right to move away from the traditional ICE we have all been used to.. Having looked into various Brands etc. I feel overwhelmed with the level of detail, and would really appreciate some guidance from EV owners, to understand what are...
  9. Ice Breakers
    Hi everyone :) As a part of my PhD research, and as a part of a larger project in my home country, we are currently doing a research on range anxiety, since it is one of the major obstacles for EV market penetration, especially in countries with underdeveloped charging infrastructure. We...
  10. General EV Discussion
    How long should l allow to go from London to Land’s End then Land’s End to John O’Groats then to John O’Groats back to London, just under 2000 miles? Maybe this is one for the Guinness book of records;) If I drive like Miss Daisy I might do 100 miles a day in my e250 :p
  11. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Good evening fellow GTE owners, Newby post here so apologies if I’m going over old ground, but I recently purchased a 16 plate GTE that has 8.5k miles on it. My round trip is 70 miles to and from work and so far I’m loving the car, albeit a couple of things I’m hoping people can advise on...
  12. General Mercedes EV Discussion
    Well I was loosing sleep with range anxiety and making a 65 mile trip mainly on the motorway (M25-M26_M20) thinking the range would disappear when I got on the motorway, but was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. I did my 65mile trip I went on a 8 mile trip 1st to the Mercedes dealership...
  13. General Charging Discussion
    Hello folks! I'm about to start a long-term rent (1 year minimum) of a brand new BMW i3s. I'm very excited for it! However, my housing situation is that I live in a flat in Berlin, without access to a private parking lot or the like. Thus, I have to park overnight by the roadside, when I would...
  14. Jaguar I-PACE
    German electric car rental company nextmove did a test drive with the Jaguar I-PACE and the Tesla Model X on the German Autobahn. The video has English subtitles and several nice charts. They are testing the long range capability of the Jaguar and compare it in parallel to the Tesla Model X...
  15. Second Gen Nissan LEAF (LEAF40 & LEAF62)
    I wanted an electric car for quite a while so I could stop poisoning my fellow citizens but all the EVs on offer had hopeless range for my needs. Then I saw all the publicity about the new 2018 Leaf that would do ‘up to 235miles’. A dream come true I thought and got my order placed in February...
  16. Renault ZOE
    Hey guys and gals First post on any thread ever so can't wait to see the responses, just wanted to know what sort of mileage people are getting on the motorway, roughly as I have a 140mile journey coming up so to plan my journey I wanted to know what sort of range people were getting sitting at...
  17. Ice Breakers
    Hi! I'm Susie, and I'm working with a small team to design innovative power solutions for electric vehicles. I'd love to talk to you and get some advice from you to understand the problems you have and how we might solve them. Let me know if you're interested in a quick call so I can pick...
  18. First Generation Ioniq
    Just back from a trip to Cornwall from Bedfordshire, my first ever EV trip over 50 miles and using public chargers. Plenty of 50Kw chargers on M4 & M5 also in most major towns.(Ecotricity,Genie & Podpoint) On the trip West bound I had a bad attack of RANGE ANXEITY!! I charged 5 times 2 of them...
  19. First Gen Nissan LEAF (LEAF24 & LEAF30)
    Hi Everyone, I will be doing a Leeds to Skegness journey in a 64 plate Nissan Leaf (24kwh). I plan to stop at Blyth Services for a rapid charge as shown by the letter "B" on the attached map. Question is this, how much of a squeaky bum am I going to have doing that 2nd leg of the journey?? A...
  20. General Charging Discussion
    As EV owner you have two key roles, 1. you are a driver of your EV, 2. and the owner of your home/residential charge point. I have a question related to both your roles: - As EV driver, would you use residential charge points to charge your EV? - As Residential Charge Point owners, would you...
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