Electric Vehicles: What have you spotted?

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Gibbo2286 wrote:
RichardW wrote:Picking up the kids from Beavers this evening, there was a 40 kWh Zoe there, and an i3 coming down the road. The parents have too much money; my almost failed to start 307 looks a bit out of place....!!

Predictive text changes the battery rating to epoCh!


With all this free food at the food banks they're bound to have some to spare. :-D


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Saw 2 x I3 this morning....

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Followed by a white Tesla S this morning.

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Black Tesla S half an hour ago.

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And another i3 (black) on the way home. Still to see a C-Zero/Ion/ Mitsi thingy, or (knowingly) a Kia Soul. Are there any others?

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Here's' a little list

http://www.nextgreencar.com/electric-ca ... le-models/

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Popped into drop something off to my godson today and saw a house with 2 leafs parked in the driveway (do 2 leafs make them a 'branch' of leafs??), not just the 2, there was also a quashqi - no idea how it's spelt! All in the same dark grey colour, think someone likes grey nissans a bit too much!

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Timmo wrote: All in the same dark grey colour, think someone likes grey nissans a bit too much!


Bit earlier in the thread it was revealed that the Renault Zoe is available in three shades of grey!

Now I like a name, and a random link, and a potential misspelling but one of the greys did intrigue me. "YTRIUM" grey as Renault have chosen to spell or miss spell as the case may be. Who knew it was an Element, and the place where it was discovered also contributed to the names of 3 further elements, and if you actually venture to go there there is a plaque which says as much!

Fascinating or what?

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Yttrium sublimed dendritic and 1cm3 cube [FAL], by Alchemist-hp (http://www.pse-mendelejew.de) (Own work), from Wikimedia Commons

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Wow! An actual Official colour then! However, backwards its Muirty which I reckon sound's better as a french kinda Dirty?? ;-)

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myglaren wrote:Leaf from up the road this morning and a something this evening - probably - as it had the grill in blue - wide horizontal blades.


The something parked next door last night and has just been here again, a Dacia of some description and the blue grill is indicative of absolutely nothing.

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Saw an Ion yesterday. I was cheating though, as I was at Mandrake's house!

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myglaren wrote:
myglaren wrote:Leaf from up the road this morning and a something this evening - probably - as it had the grill in blue - wide horizontal blades.


The something parked next door last night and has just been here again, a Dacia of some description and the blue grill is indicative of absolutely nothing.


We have an awful lot of Dacia Dusters around here now, the local Nissan dealer (Five Acres Garage) took on the franchise and seems to be selling them like hot cakes, can't say if there's anything electric among them though.

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Haven't found any current factory offerings on the 100% electric front from DACIA, but their parent company is Renault, and DACIA is the smart-price, value, everyday, M-savers brand, so the "budget" electric car could well be a DACIA brand. Carlos Ghosn hinted at such back in 2013

https://www.greenoptimistic.com/electri ... -20130923/

More recently he expressed this view

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/08/renault- ... ummit.html

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Could have done with an electric bike yesterday :lol:

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Been to Whitby today and for the first time since 1978 I wasn't driving, so had an opportunity to look out for car spots
Xantias: 0
BXs: 0
DSs: 0
CXs: 0
SMs: 0
Teslas: 0
Leafs: 0
And so on until
Zoes: 1

Pretty poor score, all told.