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  1. EV Buying - help!

    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...
  2. [RangeAnxiety] Hello from Croatia

    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...
  3. Land’s End to John O’Groats in a EV????

    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
  4. New GTE owner..mileage & charging point

    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...
  5. My Range

    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...
  6. Curbside Charging??

    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...
  7. Autobahn Test Video: Jaguar I-PACE vs. Tesla Model X

    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...
  8. Deceived by Nissan?

    Nissan Leaf40
    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...
  9. Motorway distance

    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...
  10. Want to learn from people who drive electric vehicles

    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...
  11. Tour of Cornwall

    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...
  12. Leeds to Butlins Skegness - Journey Advice

    Nissan 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...
  13. Would you rent-out your home charge point?

    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...
  14. Tell me the one thing that could be improved to make life easier for EV owners!!

    General EV Discussion
    Hi everybody! I am considering to buy a Full Electric Vehicle. So far, I have read great things about EVs BUT I am here to get the viewpoint of all EV owners about what they think could/should be improved to make their life easier and their EV experience even better. Think about it! if you...
  15. Where do people charge and why?? tell me your experience!

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi all on this great Forum, I am thinking of buying a Full Electric Vehicle: I have shortlisted the BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf). I have three questions I would like to all people owning and driving an EV. Where do you usually charge your electric vehicle? Is there a particular reason you use...
  16. Universal standard EV battery design?... - and a 'fuelcan'?

    General EV Discussion
    Hi, I've just joined the forum. I'm a long standing electric car enthusiast and used to race early 'ev's' in the 80s with the BVS as it was then. I've often wanted to convert a car in the past then recently had a Leaf on lease for a couple of years and finally I'm currently in the process of...
  17. Citroen C Zero - Range on a Full Charge

    General Groupe PSA EV Discussion
    Hello. Apologies in advance if the point has been exhaustively discussed many times before (I suspect that it has), but, now that the Citroen C Zero sale price has been substantially reduced, I am thinking about getting one and will be test driving one soon, but am concerned about range. From...
  18. Exchange for a Diesel

    Nissan e-NV200
    I am looking to swap my recently purchased ENV200 for the diesel equivalent. Sadly, the real range does not stack up to the 106 mile claim even when I drive on Eco mode and the van is empty. Also, there is only 1 rapid charger in my vicinity. I have emailed Nissan but am yet to receive a reply...
  19. Bladders Revenge

    Ice Breakers
    There is a thing called the law of diminishing returns, which means that after 180 miles or so, the extra cost of a bigger battery (to say nothing of the extra weight) renders the thing useless. Another name for this law is 'Bladder's Revenge'.