On Hold: London to Amsterdam by #EV #electricCar #green “Proof of Concept”. Oh Brave #evMeerkatTrip Leg 1&2

June 1st, 2014 Comments Off on On Hold: London to Amsterdam by #EV #electricCar #green “Proof of Concept”. Oh Brave #evMeerkatTrip Leg 1&2

 

UpdateUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... »: Following European travel£149.99/month evmeerkat ev Lease - for price of monthly petrol!. Read more ... » experienceElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » update from TransportEvolved, My tripMaking most of it: Renault offers tips to maximize range for electric cars. Read more ... » is on hold to enable further, better planning…

 

As the sales of the Electric Cars slowly grow, its inevitable that travelling interCity, or taking the carElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » further out of it’s designated Comfort Zone, venturing well into the RangeMaking most of it: Renault offers tips to maximize range for electric cars. Read more ... » AnxietyTrip One: Southend-on-sea. EV Conquered. Read more ... » areaPlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... » would not be a novel concept#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... » for the few. In fact, considering that More and More #evElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » buyers are found to be younger and more affluent, and while retaining a goodElectric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... » responsible credit rating, still, as i would interpret, – less conservative regarding “pushing the EV limits”. Don’t shoot me down, thats just my two penny’s worth on the topic here. I guess I fall in the same category, and incidentally indeed am willing to testVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » the Comfort Boundaries of Range Anxiety#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... » on the inter”-state” #evRoadTrip.

My Plan, if you kept up with my rambling, is to Make it from North London to Amsterdam#electricCar Travel to Netherlands. FastNed Network. Read more ... ».

london to amsterdam #evmeerkat

 

Route Summary is reasonably conservative: 330Miles, and 6US Volt Electric car 2013 release ads a few miles to, now, some 37 odd miles total in electric only range. Read more ... » hrs odd all in all considering a conventional Internal Combustion EngineVolkswagen Golf Plug-in Hybrid review (due 2014/2015). Read more ... » VehiclePlugins Electric Range: 15miles for 2013 #Prius and #Ampera, vs 30+ miles for #Volt and #V60 #Hybrid #Volvo.. Read more ... » (ICEv)

Quite sensible, eh?

 

Doing some “raw” math, that (never-mind the ferry) we need some roughly half#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... »-hourElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » (30mins) stop for every 60-70 milesAC & DC: Zoe and Leaf: 8 people London to Cotswold’s #evRoadTrip @OldSwanMinsterMill and LegoLand Windsor. Read more ... » for #RCDC rapidBerkshire: Five new electric car charge points installed around Wokingham borough. Read more ... » chargingElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... ». So that would add some 2Sadly: No 200-mile electric car in Ford's immediate future. Read more ... »:30Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says. Read more ... »-32016 Nissan Leaf: Gets A Larger 30Kwh Battery. Read more ... »:00Hours on Top of the googlemaps advisory travel timeElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » for our ElectricElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » Equivalent road trip. It’s doable.

I can use#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » our handy ICEv vs PetrolVolkswagen Golf Plug-in Hybrid review (due 2014/2015). Read more ... » Fuel#Cheapest #Nissan #LEAF in March 2013: "short term" - 2 year lease - £174.95/month+VAT @ 6+23. Read more ... » ConsumptionThought it was enough speculating and talking nonsense, booked my test drive for Ampera #Electric #Hybrid - for few days. Read more ... » Calculator to work#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... » out the approximate “rough math here” ££ cost#vauxhall #ampera #electricVehicle #review - Finally had a Test Drive of this "legendary" #ev. My Thoughts on it.... Read more ... » of a return trip. The reason why its Rough Math is because UK#ev proud: Scotland hosts first electric car rally. Read more ... »-land #RCDC charging is freeFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... » thanks to @ecotricity, while in BelgiumEV Charging News: Chargemaster to acquire Elektromotive for £8.5m. Read more ... » i hope to use Belgian NissanPaving #EV future: Electric Cars: #Charging Points To Boost Sales. Read more ... » DealerNice one: Peter Boyall's Road #evRoadTrip - Glasgow to Peterborough by LEAF. Read more ... » Charging NetworkEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... », which is Free. (at least should be… especially to Nissan customers). And Then, we have a puzzle, – we can continue using the Nissan DealerJumping hurdles: Nissan's ICE Loan Scheme for LEAF #EV owners is not as simple as you'd think. Read more ... » Network again, in The NetherlandsTough but gotta be done: Netherlands may ban sale of non-electric cars by 2025. Read more ... », OR, – we can brave up and attempt to register and use one of the “numerous” EV memberships to get by and get on our way, through both Belgium and The Netherlands. Use of independent memberships may incur some costsUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... », which may off-set the, so-far “free” EV Miles.

Before we venture off the postClarified: Nissan's "ICE Loan" Scheme for Leaf #ev #ElectricCar owners - Finance/Lease agreements NOT eligible - :(. Read more ... »’s layout, first, the costs, as per earlier Fuel Calculator*;

ICEv Fuel Consumption Calculator #evmeerkat #evRoadTrip

I foresee the #evRoadTrip is to be completed in several “Leg“s; This would enable to assess the trip progress at each step, enable to enjoy (if possible) somewhat “tourism” at each locationUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... », and allow to turn back should it become all too much to bear (hopefully it wont come to that). Otherwise it should be quite a memorable trip, as one Member on the Forums puts it;

“…Such EU road trips for the average Joe, are essentially heading into Unknown, you need a dose of bravery, stupidity, and sheer about of positive attitude, never mind the good luck”..

Let’s ponder on the positive here, – stay with me, this is the plan for the Leg 1FIXED:How much can electric car save me on Fuel Economy. Fuel vs Electricity Calculator. UK. Read more ... ».

Leg 1: North London To Dover To Dunkirk

“Redundant” 30-40Electric Car and Plug-in Hybrid. Read more ... » miles in-between rapidChargeNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » pointsEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... », driveLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... » to Dover

Starting at NW10 0TH, UK
+32Miles
Moto Thurrock ServicesNice one: Peter Boyall's Road #evRoadTrip - Glasgow to Peterborough by LEAF. Read more ... », EcotricityPlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... » #RCDC network, Grays RM16 3BG, UK
+30Miles
RoadChef, Ecotricity, #RCDC network, Maidstone ME17 1SS, UK
+40Miles
Dover, Kent, UK, Finishing

Home to Dover2 Hour (ECEv) Drive. 100 Miles. 3:00 Hour EV Drive

Ferry From Dover to Dunkirk. Est Time 3 Hours (inclusive of <2Hours Ferry time)

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry #evRoadTrip @evMeerkat

Arriving in Dunkirk Port, France.Expect some 35Miles ChargeElectric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... » Remaining

Dunkirk to Brugge #evRoadTrip #evMeerkat

Dunkirk to Brugge. Distance 60 Miles. 1:30 hours to destination (ICEv) or 2:00Hours EV

Starting at Port of Dunkirk
+2Miles
NISSAN WAUCQUIER, Rue de Berlin, 59640 DUNKIRK
+32Miles
BRACKX GEERT AUTOBEDRIJF, Torhoutsesteenweg 630, Belgium
+50Miles
GARAGE DEMEYERE N.V. Pathoekeweg 11Healthy 30% increase: Demand for Electric Nissan Leaf increases #ev #electricCar. Read more ... », 8000 Brugge, Belgium
Finishing at CityPeterborough gets first ever zero-emission vehicle for private hire. Read more ... » of Brugge, +3 Miles

Leg 1 Complete

And now…

Leg 2: Bruges to Amsterdam

Total Distance 250km aka 160 Miles. ICEv Drive Time <3:00. EV Drive Time 3:30 Hours

Leg 2: London to Amsterdam @evmeerkat

*** Belgium: Bruges to Antwerp 56 Miles

…… Charging Stations-ridden-Route coming shortly…

*** The Netherlands: Antwerp to City Breda

+36Electric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » Miles

Charging facilitiesJapanese carmakers unite for universal EV charging network. Read more ... » within 1-2 miles of Breda

NISSAN LEENDERT VAN DEN BORN OOSTERHOUT, Meidoornlaan 10Good. Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars. Read more ... »

NISSAN LEENDERT VAN DEN BORN BREDA, Spinveld 37Electric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... »

*** The Netherlands: Breda to Utrecht City 45 Miles

+32#2013 #Nissan #Leaf #Acenta 6+35 Lease deal 8k/annum £263.94 (mid-range trim). Read more ... » Miles to charging FacilityCharging downtown. Read more ... »

NISSAN KOOPS NIEUWEGEIN B.V.,Brabanthaven 8Tesla: European Supercharger Network Expansion #electricCar #ev #charging. Read more ... »

*** The Netherlands: Utrech to Amsterdam City 25Dumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » Miles

+23BMW i3 EV to Offer 50 Percent More Range for 2017. Read more ... » Miles 

Charging facilities within 1-2 miles of Amsterdam

NISSAN VISSCHER AMSTERDAM, Schepenbergweg 43Electric car for under £13,000: Renault #Zoe #EV option in 2013. Read more ... »

NISSAN AUTOBROCKHOFF NOORD B.V., T.T. Vasumweg 36

Leg 2 Completed! Finish Line!

 

Extra Arrangements:

And THAT is Coming soonMaking most of it: Renault offers tips to maximize range for electric cars. Read more ... »….

 

Meanwhile,

#chatAndCharge ? on this trip, do let me know ! @evMeerkatDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... »

My HASHTAG #evMeerkatTrip will be usedMaking most of it: Renault offers tips to maximize range for electric cars. Read more ... » as well as #evRoadTrip

When: Planned datePlugins Electric Range: 15miles for 2013 #Prius and #Ampera, vs 30+ miles for #Volt and #V60 #Hybrid #Volvo.. Read more ... » for Beginning of June!

Arriving in Amsterdam. More on Electric Car InfrastructurePaving #EV future: Electric Cars: #Charging Points To Boost Sales. Read more ... » in Amsterdam.

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