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    Re: Portable EVSE Recommendations

    I might be changing my thinking on this a bit and instead look at purchasing the TurboCord. Not as fast as a 32a L2 charger but much faster than L1 charging and it is UL listed. My one concern is that while the cord itself is weather/waterproof, I would want a rainproof cover for the outdoor NEMA 6-20 outlet, and since the plug on the TurboCord is so large, a standard outdoor outlet won't work. Going to have to research this a bit more. [...]

    Re: New Owner Charging Questions

    A couple of questions about the i3's "Occasional Use" charging cord: Is it waterproof (i.e., can it be used in heavy rain)? Does it contain a GFCI circuit, or should I provide GFCI on the outdoor outlet that I will connect to? Thanks. [...]

    Re: Questions to ask the dealer

    My 2014 BEV can see an indicated maximum range when it's near zero F of in the mid 40-miles. Now, note that it seems like I usually can go at least a few miles before the range indication starts to drop, especially if I can set a departure time. IN a best case scenario, I've gone 10+ miles before it starts to drop. Depends on where and how you're driving. Given your commute to work, any of the model years would work. If you want to make some side trips on the way back, more might be nice, but probably [...]

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    BMW sends out postcards to i3 owners confirming 50% more range for 2017

    Via the Facebook BMW i3 group, BMW has mailed out postcards to owners in the UK stating the 2017 BMW i3 will have a 50% increase in electric range, which would equate to around 120... Continue reading ->