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by alitech
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: EV charging
Topic: Security when charging EV
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Security when charging EV

There are multiple solutions already out for this problem. Yes it does happen and will continue to happen. The solutions I have seen so far include: Cable gets locked into the car charging port until released by the owner EV Charging station locks the port if there if the cable is suddenly removed f...
by alitech
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: EV charging
Topic: Dangling leads
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Dangling leads

Tesla did and probably still are doing tests with wireless charging.

Did you hear about swappable batteries? Tesla showcased how swappable batteries could work for their Model S however it didn't catch on.
by alitech
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: EV charging
Topic: EV charging station shelters
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: EV charging station shelters

Good point, perhaps it's a logistics problem?

In the UK, to have a shelter for any service, some licensing may be required.
by alitech
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: EV charging
Topic: Alternators and Batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Alternators and Batteries

Hi jluthra

Is there a source you can share? This sounds like a problem that would have been an issue with earlier versions of EVs when the fault was not identified until it actually happened.

Which car has this problem specifically?
by alitech
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No ford category, so posted here
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: No ford category, so posted here

That looks superb!
by alitech
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Volkswagen EVs
Topic: Skoda Vision thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Skoda Vision thoughts

I'm sure you can reserve it before the end of the year but deliveries won't be until next year.
by alitech
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range anxeity
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Range anxeity

Yes it's a thing and it will stick around with new EV owners for a few weeks and then become a non issue as you learn and get used to this new way of getting around. Most people will do a maximum of 100 miles on a daily run, that would be stretching it (of course there will be exceptions) but I'm ta...
by alitech
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Audi EVs
Topic: Audi e-tron thoughts
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Audi e-tron thoughts

The e-tron is one mean machine. For me personally I would have wished for another hundred miles to the charge. I think that may be the biggest issue with the car. If I was to buy a runaround I would spend less and get a smaller car and reserve SUV type cars for longer journeys or when the whole fami...
by alitech
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Volkswagen EVs
Topic: Volkswagen I.D.Buzz
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Volkswagen I.D.Buzz

Hi @SamuelT

Welcome aboard.


Yeah saw an episode of fully charged about it.

I like it personally. I like boxxy stuff.

by alitech
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Nissan EVs
Topic: New Nissan leaf 40kw is it as bad as they say?
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: New Nissan leaf 40kw is it as bad as they say?

Omg Tesla bashing!!!