I promised a couple months back to talk about the Pod Point install in more detail. Many of you pointed out various issues in the video, and I wanted to give a more detailed view of things. So here's that video, finally!
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The Pod Point charger is installed at last! Just a quick video showing some of the install, I'll talk about this in more detail in an upcoming video.
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Today we take a look at the hidden diagnostic menu / service menu on the 2018 Nissan Leaf.
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Today I got the "Rapidgate fix" BMS update for my 2018 Nissan Leaf... here's how the day unfolded!
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I decided to spend an hour or so setting up Scott Helme's unofficial Alexa skill for the Nissan Leaf.
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In today's video I take my Leaf for its first annual service and report back on what happens...
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Does driving at 60mph really help the car go further? Today I try to find out...
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In this episode I cover the hardwiring of my dashcam, a NextBase 512GW. Apologies for the quiet audio in places, it was tough to get the balance right between me speaking quietly and rattling around loudly without deafening everyone.
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Good news! The "rapidgate fix" BMS update is now available to Leaf owners in the UK.
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A shorter update this time, showing just a few snippets of range info, and how the Leaf fits into everyday life
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A quick trial of using the cabin heater to melt some snow, and an in-depth look at the dashboard computer user interface.
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I recently picked up NextBase's 512GWRC, the rear-camera companion to my NextBase 512GW dashcam. It was a bit fiddly to install, as we'll see... Huge thanks to RSThinks for providing the instruction sheet to his shark-fin antenna, you can find that at https://imgur.com/gallery/5FjuxLC You can also find RSThinks' channel over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUFkb6BINCWgRqN2PtnbayQ
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Following on from the last video about driving at 60mph vs 70mph, today we try to find out if turning ProPilot on and off impacts range... (This video was replaced as I accidentally uploaded a draft version the first time around. Oops!)
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Today (well a couple of weeks ago now, by the time I'm posting this!) I went and saw Michael, who's previously owned two Leafs, and we have a chat about why he recently bought a used Tesla Model S rather than the 2018 Leaf.
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The Tyne Tees television region switched off analogue transmissions a few hours ago. Analogue television in mainland Britain has now completely ended (Northern Ireland is last to go). The end of an era. Captured from Bilsdale transmitter. I didn't catch BBC1 or Channel 4 going unfortunately.
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Time to attempt my first rapid charge at a Charge Your Car CHAdeMo charge point
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I go on a quick trip to experiment with some rapid charges and see if we can collect some useful information about range in winter temperatures...
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I'm headed out to Manchester, so I've decided to try and re-create the journey I did in Episode 011, only this time I'm going to drive at 60mph. Let's see how this affects efficiency!
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So as promised, here are a few answers to some of your questions regarding the interior. I also attempt my first public charge at a Type 2 charger!
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Went on a long trip down to see some family in London, and then up to Silverstone for Fully Charged Live! Go check out all these other great EV-related YouTube channels if you're not already doing so: EV Revolution: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-ogvu9QSW0i0qdy-IV3hg James and Kate: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO8njdiq06-irfyc9xaCyig John Chivers: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfo8bmUEKFXtWFzSAPRxC6g Jonathan Porterfield: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbTH9H1oI3IUSTMoGJDk5TQ Lemon-Tea Leaf: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCctDGUy89o9Q-L5GvYpqy2g MOAT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZrQhPTCDuc_ICXUf8Mkz3g Nicolas Raimo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA5BxqNslvqgVl61NvRTLjQ Plug In Adventures: https://www.youtube.com/user/pluginadventure Renault Zoe Owner's Club: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkORGsAMC0xX6UxWW9VsSVA She's Electric: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoYEve7e0Uz7Ny38ZVu2EPA The PlugSeeker: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsKPCiJSt118nfTRYsR0NZA Transport Evolved: https://www.youtube.com/user/transportevolved
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This weekend I did a better motorway range test, heading to Birch Services near Manchester and returning (hopefully) with just one rapid charge. Let's see how I get on...
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In this video I take a look at the NissanConnect EV infotainment system in the 2018 Nissan Leaf.
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Back in July I took a 650 mile round trip to spend a couple of nights in London and go to EVs In The Park in Coventry.
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I just ordered a 4G mobile broadband MiFi hotspot from 3, here's a look at the unboxing and initial setup.
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Super quick update today, just to share some news from Nissan about Rapidgate...
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In today’s video we take a trip to see Nicolas Raimo (EV Nick) in Stockport, have a natter about EVs, take a look at a BMW i8, and also at his Renault Zoe. Nic’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA5BxqNslvqgVl61NvRTLjQ/ Nic’s BMW i8 review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyEsRR_h5zE Nic’s video about my leaf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKZBy_YGk0U (Also just a quick note: the Zoe charge speeds I mentioned in this video are a little wrong, the R models can charge upto 22kW, and the Q models can charge upto 43kW)
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A really quick update: hit 5000 miles, I’m heading to Fully Charged Live, and a bit of balance on the last Pod Point video
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Quick update as the Pod Point charger install has now been booked in! More to follow once the install has been done...
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In this video we take a look at the iBox Dox, a speaker upgrade for the Amazon Echo Dot.
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A quick video just to highlight a couple of minor issues I've had lately, that I'd like to get fixed.
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A bit of a ramble about the last video, along with a few bits of anecdotal range info
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In this episode I encountered some delays on the Pod Point install, and got some news about the delivery of my Leaf...
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