Page 2 of 2

Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:40 pm
by Kevin Sharpe
on our way home :(

We drove 144 miles from Genval to the Eurotunnel and crossed the English Channel
IMG_1328_low_res.jpg
IMG_1328_low_res.jpg (242.67 KiB) Viewed 9387 times

IMG_1330_low_res.jpg
IMG_1330_low_res.jpg (238.79 KiB) Viewed 9387 times

We then drove 15 miles to the Tesla HPC 'fast' Charging Station at the Ashford International Hotel for a charge while we ate our lunch :D
IMG_1345_low_res.JPG
IMG_1345_low_res.JPG (220.45 KiB) Viewed 9387 times

Just ~170 miles left to drive now...

Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:17 pm
by Kevin Sharpe
In total we travelled 1973 miles from Bath to Geneva and back (1018 outbound and 955 return). The whole trip was extremely simple and easy and I would encourage everyone to get out and road trip :D

Here's the final trip screens for the return journey (the outbound trip was automatically reset at 1000 miles unfortunately)

IMG_1349_low_res.jpg
IMG_1349_low_res.jpg (228.15 KiB) Viewed 9372 times


IMG_1351_low_res.jpg
IMG_1351_low_res.jpg (235.76 KiB) Viewed 9372 times

Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:31 pm
by Kevin Sharpe
Thanks to David Peilow here's an example of what becomes possible with a 200 mile range EV and 17kW AC 'fast' charging... Bath to Zurich in easy 2 day drive ('hard' 1 day drive) :D

David_Peilow_Bath_to_Zurich_low_res.png
David_Peilow_Bath_to_Zurich_low_res.png (249.33 KiB) Viewed 9370 times

Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:51 am
by mattcarr
I hate to think how long a trip like that would have taken in my car - considering it's charging rate is about 6 miles per hour :lol:

Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Posted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:27 pm
by Kevin Sharpe