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by SparkE
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Re: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today

EVgo announces 4-charger 350 kW system in Baker, CA ; to open June 2017 (altho prob 150 kW max at first) : https://electrek.co/2016/12/15/electric-vehicle-dc-fast-charging-station-in-us-breaks-ground-in-california/ ChargePoint announces its 400 kW ExpressPlus modular system, available in July 2017 :...
by SparkE
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Re: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today

I also read that charging stations are specific to vehicle type and they are not Universal it was the first time I had read anything like that and I wanted to ask on the Forum if this is true or where most charging stations available to most models of vehicles Charging stations are specific to *sta...
by SparkE
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Re: Slow, confusing state of 'fast' charging today

It's really not that complicated. Use google if you want more info than what follows. Tesla has its own proprietary fast-charge systems, yes. I won't talk about them. There are currently TWO (non-Tesla) standards for fast charging : CHAdeMO and CCS (Combined Charging System). CHAdeMO was developed i...
by SparkE
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Setting up Torque to show BMS data on the Ioniq EV
Replies: 15
Views: 8009

Re: Setting up Torque to show BMS data on the Ioniq EV

citygirl wrote:
splitmitten wrote:Aren't EV's known for having great tongue?
I don't know a lot but yeah I have read that a few times. It comes up a lot in Eracing and other more conventional car reads


The 'Torque' they are discussing is an app. (Notice the upper-case 'T'.)
by SparkE
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: What to know about buying a home charger
Replies: 6
Views: 1522

Re: What to know about buying a home charger

Most of these chargers are level 2 so it still takes 8-10 hours to charge. I like the sound of level 3 that can recharge your battery in 30 minutes. Is it possible to install level 3 in your garage? Has anyone done it? It is *possible*, but I know of nobody crazy enough to have done so. The electri...
by SparkE
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Warranty details
Replies: 5
Views: 2253

Re: Warranty details

From e-mail sent by Hyundai to my mailbox (U.S. address, if it matters) : The Lifetime Battery Warranty applies to all U.S. 2017 model-year IONIQ vehicles. The Lifetime Battery Warranty ensures that if the lithium-ion polymer battery fails, Hyundai will replace the battery and cover recycling costs ...
by SparkE
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: News & Main Ioniq EV Forum
Topic: Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Sleek, spacious and an impressive 174-mile range
Replies: 17
Views: 2339

Re: Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Sleek, spacious and an impressive 174-mile range

Thank you JanTreur for your interesting and useful posts. Much better than most of the posts on this forum, that seem to be from the same person using different logins (or automatic posting S/W, a 'spambot'). (I'm getting very tired of "gee . that's interesting" or "I never thought of...
by SparkE
Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: IONIQ vs the Bolt
Replies: 7
Views: 1920

Re: IONIQ vs the Bolt

The warranty WHERE exactly (it is location/country dependent)? And what is the warranty??
by SparkE
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: News & Main Ioniq EV Forum
Topic: Hyundai says IONIQ EV will be held BY THE END of Feb
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: Hyundai says IONIQ EV will be held BY THE END of Feb

I am sorry for assuming that if you read something then you would understand it. My apologies.

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