This is a group for individuals (and organizations) interested in promoting the use of Electric Vehicles on Salt Spring Island.
Location: Salt Spring Island
Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2017
Started by Peter Freeman . Last reply by Jim Standen Aug 1, 2017.
Please welcome EV # 48, Leaf # 24 to new owner Roger Middleton and EV #49 and Leaf # 25 to new owner Keith Lavender. Is there a # 50 out there ?
I was saying to a friend that it will be interesting when folks start to trick out electric cars like hot rods - then I saw this Tesla P85D video showing passenger reactions as it accelerates - this is the explicit version so be prepared for a few F-bombs.
Report: A Longer Range, Current Generation, 2016 Nissan LEAF On Sale This Fall
A reminder that the EV car meeting is this Thursday at 4 pm at the fire pit at Harbour House. Come and share a refreshment and discuss updates in the EV world. I will be handing out the newly released "Etiquette Cards" to each qualified EV owner.
Hi Jim, looks like Nissan has built a vehicle to grid capable charger, but it may not be available outside of Japan. There is an easy DIY way to get limited emergency power from a leaf, through the DC to DC converter that powers the 12V system. Apparently it is capable of up to 1.7 KW, but I would limit it to say 1000 watts. Its easy to do, and can even be done with jumper cables and any common 12V inverter.
What did you had in mind?
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