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by marty11
Tue, 12 Apr 2016, 18:00
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: New Zealand EV Charging in Z Energy Gas Stations
Replies: 3
Views: 665

New Zealand EV Charging in Z Energy Gas Stations

So it appears that New Zealand is also joining the likes of Norway and The Netherlands in installing EV charging in petrol / gas stations. Makes sense to me.. ideally suited distances apart, gas station still gets the customer for their high profit shop sales for food / drinks etc. New Zealand EV ch...
by marty11
Sat, 02 Apr 2016, 01:47
Forum: Tesla EVs
Topic: Model 3 reservations available 31 March
Replies: 24
Views: 2897

Model 3 reservations available 31 March

Just joined the queue. Deposit paid. Like the lines, hope it arrives before mid 2019. Keeping the Volt, and will add the model 3, which will be the main drive. Dashboard not too fond of, specifically no cluster in front or driver. Otherwise, pretty happy. Guess the Model 3 will fill the gap by gm , ...
by marty11
Fri, 01 Apr 2016, 22:07
Forum: Tesla EVs
Topic: Model 3 reservations available 31 March
Replies: 24
Views: 2897

Model 3 reservations available 31 March

Here is a link from today , showing some pics. I must admit, I originally plonked a deposit down expecting the first Model S to be a lot cheaper than they were, so I got my deposit back, and now I expect the 3 will be over $60k by the time it arrives. If it arrives even $1 under $60k it will sell we...
by marty11
Sat, 30 Jan 2016, 14:51
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Fast Ned Europe 50th Charger just installed
Replies: 0
Views: 537

Fast Ned Europe 50th Charger just installed

This is how it should be, free wifi so you can do something while you charge, situated on highways, mostly as part of a service station, so well located. Fast Ned 50th Highway Charger

Good idea I think, what about everybody else?
by marty11
Fri, 22 Jan 2016, 13:23
Forum: Other
Topic: Voltswagen from VW anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 998

Voltswagen from VW anyone?

So quite a lot of BEV planning over at VW.

maybe a couple of models might be heading to Australia.

If they did, in a few years, which model would you choose?

Here is the link : VW Bev Specific Division

Enjoy!
by marty11
Thu, 07 Jan 2016, 20:35
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Will a volt work for me
Replies: 14
Views: 2066

Will a volt work for me

Hi , had a Volt for 2.5 years, still have it. I do around 30 kms per day, and charge overnight every 2nd or 3rd day, so do not use any fuel at all normally. (I sometimes average 25 per day, so then I usually squeeze 3 days out of it. I have had nothing but fun in my Volt, and highly recommend it. Be...
by marty11
Thu, 07 Jan 2016, 17:58
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Chevy Bolt Released at Show 322 kilometres EV
Replies: 3
Views: 1547

Chevy Bolt Released at Show 322 kilometres EV

Will it come to Australia? Who knows? Would you be interested in a 200 Mile / 321.8 kilometres Pure BEV ?    Heres the Link.. http://insideevs.com/chevrolet-bolt-debut-30000-200-miles-range-2016-arrival-confirmed-photos-specs-videos/ Must say. I enjoy driving the volt on mainly electricity round tow...
by marty11
Wed, 30 Dec 2015, 15:16
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 600kw charger for container carriers + Shuttle bus
Replies: 0
Views: 505

600kw charger for container carriers + Shuttle bus

Container and shuttle bus 600 kw charger

So 1/2 minute - 3 minutes to charge.. Nice industrial charge option, apparently ports are asking for them.
by marty11
Fri, 25 Dec 2015, 15:02
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Volt Range *no discussion*
Replies: 13
Views: 3057

Volt Range *no discussion*

http://insideevs.com/2016-chevrolet-volt-driven-111-9-electric-miles-single-charge/ It should read 108 miles. .still, although he is a hypermiler, that is around 174 kilometers electric, on a single charge - in a PHEV, with spare generator to go on gas another 400 + kms. Well suited to Australia, pi...
by marty11
Tue, 24 Feb 2015, 23:12
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Considering a Volt - What Do I Need To Know?
Replies: 20
Views: 2839

Considering a Volt - What Do I Need To Know?

Hi again BWSS, heres a link to more "mileage"   like 81 miles , Chevy Volt does 81 miles on one charge But!   he was going real slow. So, when I have done anything like 80 or 90 kms, it has involved some extensive downhill runs. (Just under 90 kms today (88.3 ev km's), Goulburn to Central Coast, wit...
by marty11
Sun, 22 Feb 2015, 16:58
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Considering a Volt - What Do I Need To Know?
Replies: 20
Views: 2839

Considering a Volt - What Do I Need To Know?

To the OP , I have owned a Volt since June 2013. Had no issues.   I had a better back up camera supplied by Holden at no cost. Never had any RCD issues with my Volt. It charges just fine. Current mileage approaching 30000 kms. No reason to sell, very happy with the car. Would buy another Volt no pro...
by marty11
Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 03:39
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay

I hope I'm wrong, but I think they are waiting for "businesses and organizations to get behind the initiative". Someone has to pay. well not sure how advanced Tritium is in their plan for se Queensland, but for Tesla, here is a press release via Drive.com.au Tesla East Coast Ev charging roadmap 201...
by marty11
Sun, 28 Dec 2014, 03:21
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay

Hi to Plan B "I guess I could put the Leaf on the back of a flat bed truck Sydney to Byron then drive it North from there? " .... ...well you could I guess.. whatever floats your leaf http://forums.aeva.asn.au/smileys/smiley2.gif but as you posted before, there may be another option to eventuate ......
by marty11
Sat, 27 Dec 2014, 15:51
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Tritium charging network se qland to Byron Bay

From noosa to Byron Bay, Noosa to Byron Bay EV charging network Wonder how much to charge.. it says hydrids as well "Brisbane, Australia-based Tritium, developer of the Veefil Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Charger, has launched a Fast Cities Network initiative to establish Australia’s largest fast-char...
by marty11
Tue, 23 Dec 2014, 20:38
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: New logo design for AEVA
Replies: 17
Views: 1271

New logo design for AEVA

the first one above. .with the green cord : Tick:
maybe with A.E.V.A inside the logo..
by marty11
Sun, 07 Dec 2014, 02:35
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Are there any Volt owners in Australia?
Replies: 18
Views: 2495

Are there any Volt owners in Australia?

Hi Rob, I havent noticed mine lock the doors at all.. I just put it in Park, stop the engine, get out and press the fob to lock it. I know where Halifax Street is, so I might pop in and say Hi ! by the way , I think there is another Volt in Adelaide. Here is a link for you! http://gm-volt.com/forum/...
by marty11
Sun, 07 Dec 2014, 01:38
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: Are there any Volt owners in Australia?
Replies: 18
Views: 2495

Are there any Volt owners in Australia?

Hi Rob and Welcome! I have a Volt, and will probably be in Adelaide with it around the 8th January next year. Have been in Adelaide (around the city mainly) three times this year. Even had a service at Metro Holden! So if you want to hook up , when I am in Adelaide, will be glad to. I also get quite...
by marty11
Thu, 27 Nov 2014, 00:04
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: 200 mile EV battery Develop by 2017 Discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 489

200 mile EV battery Develop by 2017 Discussion

Interesting conversation by LG chemicals and Sakti3, interviewed, as to where battery tech and costs are now, and where they are headed , and how fast. According to the experts, lithium-ion batteries are here to stay at least another 10 years and prices will fall down. LG Chem stated that by 2017, 2...
by marty11
Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 22:45
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Solar car cover
Replies: 79
Views: 5096

Solar car cover

I read somewhere about the Chevy Volt not liking a figure below about 750 watts - then stops charging..
by marty11
Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 18:26
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EV Survey Large number of ev owners
Replies: 0
Views: 266

EV Survey Large number of ev owners

2014 Survey showing number of EV miles "desired " versus actual, by brand. Previous rounds of the CSE survey consisted largely of all-electric Nissan Leaf drivers. This is the first time drivers of multiple vehicle types have participated: 57% Leaf, 17% Chevrolet Volt and 22% Toyota Prius Plug-in. H...
by marty11
Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 23:49
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Nichicon charging for Imiev + Leaf
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Nichicon charging for Imiev + Leaf

In 2012, NICHICON and Nissan Motors launched the EV Power Station standard model (Photo 2) vehicle-to-home (V2H) system that uses an EV onboard lithium-ion battery to supply household power. This product was the world’s first V2H system that provided power to the home from an EV. This EV Power Stati...
by marty11
Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 17:37
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: new charging locations in nsw
Replies: 18
Views: 3325

new charging locations in nsw

Thanks Greg. .PM sent.. email sent..

Anyone else wishing to get a copy of a letter to send to your nearest chamber of Commerce etc please just send me a whim.

Cheers
by marty11
Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 00:48
Forum: AEVA NSW Branch
Topic: new charging locations in nsw
Replies: 18
Views: 3325

new charging locations in nsw

http://api.plugshare.com/view/location/56772 it is now live... thanks for putting it on the map. I have just emailed Cooma Chamber of Commerce with a request letter to see if they can get a business to just give access to an outdoor plug to start with. .then Canberra EV drivers might be able to do C...
by marty11
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 14:33
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: new battert technology - 2 min recharge
Replies: 9
Views: 822

new battert technology - 2 min recharge

New battery technology will allow ev's to charge to 70% in 2 minutes Heres the link... New Battery tech allows 70% charge in 2 minutes ..of course it will be about 2-3 years to Market. .patents are in place .. NB : to recharge might need a few amps! Imagine saying at home.. "honey, we may have to up...
by marty11
Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 17:52
Forum: Admin Notices
Topic: Kia Soul Ev 100 miles Quick charge
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Kia Soul Ev 100 miles Quick charge

Hi! Just noticed this one ...100 miles actual range, variety of charge options including 60miles in 30 minutes.. Heres the link.. what do you think? the link is ps.. there wasnt an option for Kia in productin vehicles.. posted here hoping for another brand option in that section? Cheers.. marty Kia ...