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by LeftieBiker
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: News & Main Ioniq EV Forum
Topic: Volvo to ditch combustion engines
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Re: Volvo to ditch combustion engines

Do you understand that a "hybrid" uses a combustion engine...?
by LeftieBiker
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Power outages hit home for electric car drivers
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Power outages hit home for electric car drivers

When strong winds hit Metro Detroit on March 8 and knocked out power to about 1 million DTE Energy and Consumers Energy customers at home or work, owners of electric cars scrambled to recharge their Teslas, Volts and LEAFs. While it’s not as simple as topping off a cellphone at a coffee shop, most ...
by LeftieBiker
Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Anyone ordered/pre-ordered/anything?
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: Anyone ordered/pre-ordered/anything?

Simmo66 wrote:UK order for Ioniq EV made on 21st January 2017, quoted delivery May/June 2017.


Can you tell us what trim you ordered, and what features that trim has? Specifically, heated steering wheel, heat pump, and front parking sensor.
by LeftieBiker
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: What to know about buying a home charger
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Re: What to know about buying a home charger

The L-3 chargers (the L-2 ones are charging stations) are large, heavy, very expensive, and require enormous amounts of power.
by LeftieBiker
Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Hyundai IONIQ Leasing
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: Hyundai IONIQ Leasing

From the UK site, after filtering for "Electric" fuel, this is the best deal I found.

https://www.contracthireandleasing.com/ ... 164177841/

L347 a month, and about L3800 down, IIRC. Most are higher, some MUCH higher.
by LeftieBiker
Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Hyundai IONIQ Leasing
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: Hyundai IONIQ Leasing

Someone please post US lease prices as soon as they appear.
by LeftieBiker
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: General / Main Hyundai IONIQ Owners Forum
Topic: Here in the UK - My Ioniq is on order...
Replies: 14
Views: 1696

Re: Here in the UK - My Ioniq is on order...

Not as yet, and I'm sure it is possible and will be considered, but from past experience (of a colleague) lease extensions come at a premium.


What do you mean? Not only have my two lease extensions not cost more, one of them gave me two free payments.
by LeftieBiker
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: General / Main Hyundai IONIQ Owners Forum
Topic: Here in the UK - My Ioniq is on order...
Replies: 14
Views: 1696

Re: Here in the UK - My Ioniq is on order...

Have you asked for a month by month lease extension?
by LeftieBiker
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: News & Main Ioniq EV Forum
Topic: Hyundai annonces Ioniq EV to go on sale in the U.S. in Feb !!
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Hyundai annonces Ioniq EV to go on sale in the U.S. in Feb !!

What does 'take a soft launch approach' mean?


It means "Not available in all 50 states, and quite possibly not all CARB states, either." It may be California only, or CA and Oregon only, in 2017.
by LeftieBiker
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Pcitures, Videos of the Hyundai IONIQ
Topic: Hyundai IONIQ Picture
Replies: 25
Views: 2460

Re: Hyundai IONIQ Picture

Someone should go back and edit those posts, as only one of the cars pictured is actually the EV. Most are of the Hybrid.

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