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by JoeS
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Anyone here in upstate NY? [Albany /Capital District]
Replies: 35
Views: 6984

Re: Anyone here in upstate NY? [Albany /Capital District]

blownb310, thanks for posting - I'm afraid I'll miss it as it doesn't look as though I'll be out there in time to participate.

BTW, you might fix the links in your previous posts - my browser shows that you account needs some sort of update in order to show the links.
by JoeS
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Turbocord Portable EVSE Review
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Turdocord Portable EVSE Review

sandange, I would hope that AeroEnvironment stands by their product and replaces it. Total encapsulation is a drawback from a repairability standpoint, but sealing in the components provides protection against moisture intrusion. In properly-designed and fabricated modern electronics, the failure ra...
by JoeS
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Chevy Bolt production version
Replies: 100
Views: 9535

Re: Chevy Bolt production version

Hyattsville, Maryland, has a forward-thinking police department: http://www.greencarreports.com/pictures/1112212_is-this-the-countrys-first-chevrolet-bolt-ev-police-car_gallery-1 I'd like to see their benefit-cost analysis, as I bet that BoltEV could be easily justified. Another example where the 'r...
by JoeS
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New Owner - Ben got an iMiEV - Again!
Replies: 182
Views: 18677

Re: New Owner - Ben got an iMiEV - Again!

Ben parted with his Raspberry i-MiEV:

http://300mpg.org/2017/07/30/bye-bye-imiev/
by JoeS
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Instruments - Radio/USB/Nav - CAN - Climate Controls - Remote
Topic: Looking for Betatestesters for Opensource CAN software
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Looking for Betatestesters for Opensource CAN software

seppl2017, welcome to the forum and I hope that some of our forum members might participate in your Opensource project(s)!
by JoeS
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Montreal to Quebec city fast Charge Network
Replies: 18
Views: 2980

Re: Montreal to Quebec city fast Charge Network

DonDakin, thank you for recounting the details. Hey, it worked, with minimal inconvenience - and the pricing seems reasonable, unlike our nrgEVgo. On longer trips we consciously get out and go for walks while the car is charging - FitBit incentivizes this.
by JoeS
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Guinness world Record attempt 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Guinness world Record attempt 2017

sandange wrote:...We would enjoy meeting up with you should you have the time and are planning to travel through Montreal.
Sandy, I sent you a PM as I also would enjoy meeting you.
by JoeS
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Guinness world Record attempt 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Guinness world Record attempt 2017

sandange, have you reached 1000 cars yet?

If you haven't burned out, is there anything planned for National Drive Electric Week? We'll be driving through in the Tesla on the way to Nova Scotia and New England sometime in September.
by JoeS
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: i-bargains
Replies: 55
Views: 7488

Re: i-bargains

Lowest advertised price I've seen to date: $2995, 74K miles. Vancouver, WA. http://hotwheels.hasyourcar.com/InventoryDetail?id=012017 Incorrectly identified as SE with "Premium Package" - this is an ES. Checking the VIN on the Mitsu site shows that it DOES have CHAdeMO - here's Mitsu's lis...
by JoeS
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Life with Chevy Bolt EV
Replies: 13
Views: 385

Re: Life with Chevy Bolt EV

...Then we get home and find a paper in the mail from GM that knocks and additional $3,000 off, which I'm trying to get applied after the fact but no luck so far :evil: ... Ouch! :shock: Been lurking on the mychevybolt forum and see that their threads also occasionally get derailed off-topic. :( Gu...

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