Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

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

Postby Kevin Sharpe » Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:40 pm

on our way home :(

We drove 144 miles from Genval to the Eurotunnel and crossed the English Channel
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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
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Just ~170 miles left to drive now...
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Re: Bath to Geneva and back - 1500 miles by EV

Postby Kevin Sharpe » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:17 pm

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)

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

Postby Kevin Sharpe » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:31 pm

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

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

Postby mattcarr » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:51 am

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:

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

Postby Kevin Sharpe » Wed May 02, 2012 8:27 pm

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