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1M EVs registered in the UK! https://www.zap-map.com/ev-stats/ev-market This new episode celebrates 1 millionth EV registered in March 2024, in the UK. Yup. I think it's a big elfin deal. I thought it would be good to get my ideas of how to make one's life easier with new EV. The advice I would have given my friends and myself back in 2016. Or sinc…
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Conversation with James Court, CEO of EVA England about EVAE's role in The Public Charge Point Regulations 2023, and the regulation itself. Topics covered slow charging? VAT ? whole UK? or just GB ? Scotland? What about posts that are 22kWh, interesting choice with 8kW Tesla? Open to other cars vs only Tesla owners plug and charge ? What are the pe…
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Conversation with Swarco Charging business Managing Director, Justin Meyer. We dive into many subjects related to deploying and running rapid charging infrastructure. And also speak about the latest Dundee developments , including their new charging hub. (00:00) - Timestamp: 172800000 (03:47) - Teasing Dundee site (05:05) - What metrics do CPOs use…
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Inductive Charging time. The good, the bad and the exciting! Video on our product: https://vimeo.com/761238722 Recent news about our collaboration with Stellantis: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hevo-to-collaborate-with-stellantis-on-wireless-ev-charging-301746884.html Forbes article (and YouTube video embedded) on pairing automated parki…
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Science of climate change, what can we do about it and what are the real basis for it. Also, talk about why hydrogen is not the great future everyone’s hoping for. Even tho it has a little bit of a role to play https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Stewart_Callendar https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keeling_Curve https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milankovitch_…
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Conversation with Ole WIESEN-BERGNER, Founder & CMO of R3charge. Check them out at https://www.r3charge.com , Don't forget to use the code: TAKEIT10 . I don't get any money for it - but I want to support them and their endeavour. Check out this podcast at https://takeitev.transistor.fm , https://takeitev.transistor.fm/subscribe And chuck us few qui…
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Interview with Quentin Willson about EVs, his past experiences and what can we do in the future to improve things. Quentin Willson On Twitter https://twitter.com/QuentinWillson Fair Charge UK: https://www.faircharge.co.uk, https://twitter.com/fairchargeuk BritishVolt https://www.britishvolt.com Merch: https://take-it-ev-podcast.creator-spring.com S…
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Spoke to Nathan James Van Gambling, of BetaTeach/BetaTalk fame about all things Heatpumps. https://betatalk.buzzsprout.com https://twitter.com/betateachpod https://betateach.co.uk https://youtu.be/CxkzyO_QWFI Switch to octopus and get £50 off your household bills https://share.octopus.energy/rose-rain-504 Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt M…
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Conversation with Kate Tyrrell, who set up ChargeSafe UK following her personal experiences with charging on the road. We talk about the issues, but also have a good old chinwag about electric cars and related subjects. Trying to keep it fun and light :-) Enjoy. hello@chargesafe.uk https://www.chargesafe.uk https://twitter.com/EVChargeSafe https://…
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Sat down with Warren Ryan Philips to talk about EVA England and reducing your house's enviromental footprint. What a great human being to talk to. Very inspiring conversation. Warren's Twitter : https://twitter.com/Luciddestiny EVA England: https://www.evaengland.org.uk EVA Scotland: https://www.eva.scot Transition town network https://transitionne…
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Chat with Maz Shar about EVs, supply, AI and many other related subject. Much more relaxed and laid back episode than usual . Take It EV YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgCNp8fSMRQtNESGJYHSkcw SUBSCRIBE! SHARE! ENJOY! Switch to octopus and get £50 off your household bills https://share.octopus.energy/rose-rain-504 Thanks to our monthly su…
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https://kempower.com Recent announcements: https://kempower.com/information-center/news/ First installation of Kempower charger in the UK: https://www.vital-ev.co.uk Kempower chargers are used on Osprey network in the UK https://ospreycharging.co.uk Take It EV YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgCNp8fSMRQtNESGJYHSkcw Thanks to our monthly s…
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Short episode, part duex if you like. Speaking to Chris and dipping into his knowledge of OEM design practices and how different manufactures consider designing cars for users with different needs, body shapes and disabilities. Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till Chris M ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
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Chat with an owner of EVs who also happens to be a disabled person. We talk about challenges of living with disabilities, driving , charging etc. Part 1 of this discussion . You don't want to miss it! https://twitter.com/B_McBeardface https://www.motability.co.uk Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till Chris M ★ Suppo…
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Interview with Ellie O'Daire , truck driver from USA. She's recently upgraded her Mustang to the EV version, Mustang-E. We are talking about EVs in the USA, other than the one everyone's talking about usually, but more importantly about trucking. I've learned a ton and hope that you'll find this conversation interesting. Mustang-E Ellie's YouTube h…
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Solo episode about plug-in hybrids, what's great about them and all the grips I got with the misconceptions of buying and owning one. The bad, the good, etc. TLDR: they are not EVs, shouldn't be allowed to use rapid chargers and won't be relevant in 5-10 years. Let's hope. PHEV models found to be 61% less efficient in real-world use. And so much mo…
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Sat down with Gary, who has been driving Jaguar iPace for a very long time, to talk about his stories, experiences. Don't worry, I did ask him some tricky questions as well :-) http://twitter.com/takeitev https://www.youtube.com/iPaceOwner Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till Chris M ★ Support this podcast on Patre…
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I asked a question on twitter a short while ago: "I don’t think anyone should be buying EVs purely because they want to save money. Opinions?" Here's my update and view on the subject. Enjoy Here's the link to the thread(s): https://twitter.com/takeitev/status/1406995191354085378?s=21 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/takeitev Twitter link: https://…
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We are talking about the new Hyundai’s / Kia’s E-GMP platform. This episode was recorded before new IONIQ5 reviews dropped. Andrew’s mr EV channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA5ITWgwaUsdwcFEEnh2WTw Take IT EV podcast website: https://takeitev.transistor.fm MERCH! : https://take-it-ev-podcast.creator-spring.com/mugs Thanks to our monthly supp…
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I sat down with Euan McTurk of Pluglife TV - to talk about all things batteries. Plenty of information for casual listeners as well the curious geeks amongst us! Also, for the first time - this episode is available as a video on YouTube! Episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gdzBxmkGKqY Euan's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgBPvqu6vqvO3M…
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Looking back at 2020, reminding what has happened and giving a little commentary on each of the events. In new year’s event, Hyundai (kia) promises 11 new dedicated EVs by 2025 - In new year’s event, Hyundai promises 11 new dedicated EVs by 2025 : 25 EVs all together by 2025. Not bad, new platform, 800V based, sounds amazing. Their vehicles are ver…
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Interview with Andrew Till, who went on a journey from Land's End to John O'Groats in his Kia E-Niro - to prove that driving an EV is easier than one thinks. And much much more. Enjoy! Andrew's Channel SUBSCRIBE! Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till Chris M ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
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In this episode, I talk about quite few things that have happened in the last 2 months. Sold my Leaf, bought Kia E-Niro, I found out more about issues DPD had with their drivers using public charging, why we didn't get VW ID.3 . And a bonus round - my thoughts about our new charger - Zappi! Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson…
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Interview with My Energi Co-Founder Jordan Brompton, all around amazing person. We are talking all things EV, charging and answer few listener questions. https://myenergi.com https://myenergi.com/product/zappi/ Jordan's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jordeegee/ https://myenergi.com/product/sparki-and-the-journey-to-earth/ Thanks to our monthl…
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We talk about basics, simple things, what makes electric power, how to navigate the sea of strange units and designations. It's all simple and easy - so sit back, grab your calculator and enjoy ;-) What is Amp, volt, difference between kW, kWh, etc. Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till Chris M ★ Support this podcas…
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In this episode, we are talking about our recent experiences with chargers, giving our views on the cars that are going to be coming out in 2020 and much much more. Few friendly rants, but it's all in good sprit. Engage with us @takeitev on twitter Drop us a few quid on patron: https://www.patreon.com/takeitev Thanks Friends! Thanks to our monthly …
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First of hopefully many more episodes about charging. Starting in this episode with the overview of charging infrastructure and summary of my thoughts about charging businesses in the UK. We also have a guest - Steve Forster - who is a councillor in Hampshire, as well as Development Manager for one of the charging points provider. The interview fea…
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We hear everyday that once we all get an EV, the lights will flicker, grid will fail and it's all doom and gloom. Well, I spoke to someone involved in ensuring this won't happen. Today we are featuring interview with Gill Nowell, who has been involved in many interesting research and data gathering projects to do with the future of the grid and EV …
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In Today's episode, we feature an interview with Lewis from the EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes. Check them out at : http://evexperiencecentre.co.uk , @evec_mk The information provided in the interview was accurate as of the time of recording, but the list of companies they work with and list of cars EV Experience centre offers changes regula…
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We are talking about energy generation, vehicle to grid and more grid friendly ways to owning electric car. Both in terms of consumption but also helping the grid to balance itself. Featuring Mr PlugSeeker. PlugSeeker's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsKPCiJSt118nfTRYsR0NZA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOhjJaEOyXc https://en.wikipedia…
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This week I'm speaking to Kate and James of YouTube fame. We talked about how they got into EVs, maintenance of EVs. How to do it yourself, if you’re so inclined. Kate spoke about her take on Model 3 exterior and practicalities, and we talked about the engineering of EVs. Some of the links mentioned in the episode: Jonathan Porterfield: https://eco…
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Phil is back, with new car. Refreshing look from an EV driver's perspective on PHEVs, practical sides, upsides and downsides. We talk about batteries, future, and what we think is going on currently on the market. Model 3 is out, but we will reserve that chat till next episode. Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew Thompson Andrew Till …
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Gregg is briefly walking us through the history of hybrid vehicles. Are they the future? We don't we see all new cars sold Today to be hybrids? Where are the plugs? Is self-charging the new great magic technology we are al waiting for? This and more in this episode! Apologies for the sound, I did recently have a cold. And yes, I am working on talki…
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New Episode! Phil moved house, Gregg test drives Nissan Leaf 40kWh and more. As always - thank you for listening. Please subscribe to get the future episodes as soon as they come out. For all questions, suggestions etc please go to http://twitter.com/takeitev Or http://facebook.com/TakeItEV/ Thanks! Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew…
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Should you own an EV, without access to the dedicated charging point? Do you live in a flat? Renting? Answer as always is - it depends. Good news is, you don't need your own dedicated charger - but it helps. In this episode, Gregg goes over potential issues and solutions to your charging situation. Thanks to our monthly supporters Boggratt Matthew …
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In this episode we briefly touch on the news, introduce ourselves and make a few jokes. I talk about my next long distance trip, and Phil makes puns. The tweets mentioned, amongst others. https://twitter.com/brent_bellamy/status/1023733175766450177 https://twitter.com/atomicthumbs/status/1032939617404645376 Visit us at http://facebook.com/TakeItEV/…
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