I’ll show you mine …


Fantastic but didnt think I could make it from Halifax in my Leaf !

Not an ICE car

Spent a fascinating evening in Frome on Friday, at an EV ‘Show & Tell’ event. Considering the near-constant rain the turnout was excellent – drawn no doubt by the prospect of seeing a Tesla Model S in the metal. A gorgeous black P85+ was brought along by Malcolm Burgess, a British engineer who works for Tesla in California.

Virtually all the current crop of EVs were represented, but to show just how far EVs have come in the past 20 years it was great to see an elderly Fiat Cinquecento loaded up with lead-acid batteries and a 13-amp plug!

Apart from EV geeks there were quite a few ‘normal’ people interested to learn more about what it’s like to live with an electric car.  Thanks to the presence of seriously experienced EV users like Kevin Sharpe and Paul Churchley I learned a few new tricks myself – like how to use the Android app…

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About stevenbarrett23

I run a telephone & computer supply and maintenance business, mainly VoIP, traditional phone systems & Cloud office systems. www.portelav.co.uk. I've been with the Company since 1981 so pre-mobiles pre-PC's. We are very keen on reducing our own and other businesses carbon output so we all work from home. The EV is just the next logical step towards being carbon neutral both in business and personally. Your kids will be thanking us for leaving a bit of the Planet for them once we push off !
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