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Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-08-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,117
Posted By shl-kelso
Weíll have a look at how many H2 refuelling...

Weíll have a look at how many H2 refuelling stations exist currently and what their daily maximum throughput is, and that may temper your feelings on the practicality of H2 just now.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-08-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By shl-kelso
Short/stubby for most jobs and an extension for...

Short/stubby for most jobs and an extension for getting underneath the car which avoids getting down on my hands and knees!
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 16-08-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,153
Posted By shl-kelso
Not sure why you think it would be difficult to...

Not sure why you think it would be difficult to rack up the miles when he lives rurally, so a car is in olives in just about any and every journey away from home.

Iíve had my new Kia e-Niro for 6...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-08-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Smart meters in Northern England and Scotland use...

Smart meters in Northern England and Scotland use Arqivaís Long Range Radio network, not the mobile phone network. This has significant issues for some areas where there is no coverage due to...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-08-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,923
Posted By shl-kelso
Better not tell my e-Niro that is meant to drive...

Better not tell my e-Niro that is meant to drive like a 1900 Ford - 0-60 in just a shade over 6 seconds and Iím not sure what the top speed is as itís north of 100mph and I quite like to keep my...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-08-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,923
Posted By shl-kelso
I use the speed limiter whenever Iím in a...

I use the speed limiter whenever Iím in a camera-controlled average speed zone, allows me to remain focussed on the road without the need to constantly keep checking the speedo.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-07-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
When youíve got Tesla talking about lots of...

When youíve got Tesla talking about lots of small, but important, design improvements leading to the ďmillion mile battery packĒ then you can see that there has been a dramatic improvement in the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-07-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
We live rurally so can be at the mercy of severe...

We live rurally so can be at the mercy of severe weather causing power cuts, but it normally takes a significant event to keep the lower off for any direction here - the Beast for the East was one...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-07-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
That was not the experiences of taxi companies -...

That was not the experiences of taxi companies - there was a company with an entire fleet of 30kWh Nissan Leafs that were only rapid chargers once or twice a day (sometimes more) and that showed no...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-07-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Iíve just seen some real-world figures for the...

Iíve just seen some real-world figures for the new Ioniq 5 charging from low state-of-charge at a 350kW rapid, and itís shows how an 800v battery design improves the charging curve/reduces time. It...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 26-07-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
When you have a home charger then most of the...

When you have a home charger then most of the time you never think about the charging aspect - it takes a few 10s of seconds to open the charge flap and plug in, and a similar time to unplug when you...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-07-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Hydrogen production/transport/delivery is many...

Hydrogen production/transport/delivery is many times more energy intensive than just delivering electricity into batteries, and most of that process uses the same electricity that would otherwise be...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-06-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6,670
Views: 1,224,648
Posted By shl-kelso
Decided to go for speed and ease of application,...

Decided to go for speed and ease of application, so went for Sonax Xtreme Protect & Shine Hybrid NPT, and sealed the wheels with Sonax Xtreme Wheel Rim Coating. I did find some minor bird bomb...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-06-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,670
Views: 1,224,648
Posted By shl-kelso
Iím in the middle of my new car exterior...

Iím in the middle of my new car exterior decontamination/wash/seal on my Kia e-Niro in metallic Yacht Blue.

Decon and wash/dry all completed this morning and car is in back inside the garage for...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 05-06-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,141
Posted By shl-kelso
A fan can only help move the air, and if itís hot...

A fan can only help move the air, and if itís hot outside you are not creating any real cooling, just replacing hot air inside with hot air from outside.

Is the roof well insulated? That may help...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-06-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By shl-kelso
Having run an Outlander OHEV for the last 3 years...

Having run an Outlander OHEV for the last 3 years I enjoyed the smoothness of the EV drivetrain - this model is different to those you are considering as it does not have a gearbox, just a direct...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-05-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
The difficulty in comparing EVs just now is that...

The difficulty in comparing EVs just now is that some (like the iPace) are designed from the ground up as an EV, rather than being converted from an existing ICE platform. So with the ability to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 29-05-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,985
Posted By shl-kelso
Iím another who wonders why there is such...

Iím another who wonders why there is such negativity to asymptomatic testing with LFDs. The more testing, the more chance there is to identify asymptomatic people who are otherwise at risk of...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-05-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By shl-kelso
If you have a ďgranny chargerĒ (13A plug), it...

If you have a ďgranny chargerĒ (13A plug), it will pull 10A unless you can reduce the charge rate on the charger or via settings in the car.

The onboard AC charger for anything other than the 4+...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 06-05-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By shl-kelso
Iíve wall-mounted quite a few Samsung TVs, and...

Iíve wall-mounted quite a few Samsung TVs, and theirs recent ones have all needed longer M8 bolts than those supplied with the majority of wall brackets I use. But as other have said, you can buy...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-04-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Yes, all Teslas have regenerative braking, just...

Yes, all Teslas have regenerative braking, just like all EVs.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Well if the Tesla driver is relying on the...

Well if the Tesla driver is relying on the mileage quoted on the GOM (most EV drivers quickly realise this is the Guessíometer as it is rarely accurate in all cases), then this adjusts for range...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Weíll have to agree to disagree on that one. ...

Weíll have to agree to disagree on that one.

Hydrogen fuel cells just replace most (but not all) if the batteries in a BEV with a fuel cell generating electricity at much less efficiency than...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
But the 12v is charged from the traction battery...

But the 12v is charged from the traction battery with BEVs and many PHEVs, so itís not completely independent, but the loads for the majority of the things listed in the post above are so small as to...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-04-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,341
Posted By shl-kelso
Iíve got a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, and the...

Iíve got a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, and the electric steering wheel, heated seats, and heated windscreen have little effect on electrical range with only a 12 kWh battery, so cannot see how this...
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