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  1. Volkswagen e-Golf
    Hi, has anyone experienced a lockout from a 2018 eGolf? Just happened to me yesterday after driving it the night before and leaving it on my driveway (not charging). I've tried two key fobs and neither one can get the car to unlock or even get the lights flashing on pressing buttons. Can't get...
  2. Renault ZOE
    I will be getting my first Zoe in about 10 days. I understand that it comes with a keyless entry system. Recently there has been a lot of news about how easy it can be for thieves to boost the signal of the card in the house. Can the zoe key be turned off ? If not I will have to invest in one of...
  3. Tesla Model S
    Got an email from Tesla today that looks (to me) like an admission there is a security risk : Advising that we should deactivate passive entry in "public spaces" is weird, its implying we have some weird obligation to judge whether there is a car thief around .... come on. I don't really...
  4. First Generation Ampera and Volt
    I saw a demo on TV tonight about how easy it is to steal a car with keyless entry. This was achieved by having a device near the wall of the house which would boost the key signal, then the car is unlocked and driven away. Will this affect Volt and Ampera. I always use the keyfob button to...
  5. Nissan LEAF24 & LEAF30
    Just looked out my window and saw 4 local 'nice guys ' having a good look at my car on charge. I could be being overly suspicious and they could have been looking at the strange ev. But as i went outside they dissappeard fast. My charge point can be clearly seen from my gate (picture taken...
  6. Tesla Model X
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  7. General EV Discussion
    Hi, Looking for some advice, I've got an i3 on order (only 1 month to delivery) and I'm hearing more and more houses being broken into to steal the keys to then take the cars. Normal precautions don't apply in these situations, (disk lock, metal posts etc) I'd rather put the scum bag off all...
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