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by marktime
Thu May 13, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: Berlingo Brake light modification
Replies: 69
Views: 1845

Re: Berlingo Brake light modification

Interesting observation, I came across an article in a motoring mag while waiting at Kwikfit while my daughters Clio was being MOTed. Car makers are lobbying for a change in the law to allow for brake lights to be activated automatically when electric vehicles deploy regen. The inference is that thi...
by marktime
Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: Solar power (PV)
Replies: 9
Views: 20755

Re: Solar power (PV)

As I suspected British Gas use their position as sole player in the pilot to bump up the price. £14K for 2.5Kw on an East / West split installation! I had £7 -£8K in mind for a good MCS certified job. It's hardly a 0% loan when you have to pay that far over the top. The guy said that the pilot schem...
by marktime
Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: Solar power (PV)
Replies: 9
Views: 20755

Re: Solar power (PV)

Chris, when combined with the PAYS scheme http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/Home-improvements-and-products/Pay-As-You-Save-Pilots/British-Gas-Pay-As-You-Save-Pilot PV starts to look really attractive. There are pilots for the PAYs being run around the country and British Gas are running the pilot ...
by marktime
Wed Dec 16, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Company Car Tax For EVs!
Replies: 6
Views: 4737

I would also be interested in the answer to this question, if there were a car that could do a 150 ish mile round trip (I would not be able to gaurantee acess to charging facilities at a customer site so round trip range would be desirable) I would seriously consider it. My current Prius would be mo...
by marktime
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: The Chevy Volt Dance
Replies: 1
Views: 6141

Call me a cynic but if that's the best they can do it suggests the Volt could be lining up to be Edsel the sequel.

MT
by marktime
Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:03 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: General Motors and REVA form electric car partnership
Replies: 1
Views: 3940

You could interpret that as 'Reva rescues GM' shock!



MarkTime
by marktime
Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Got my Audi A2 EV working
Replies: 9
Views: 11758

Very impressive and is that a Prius in the driveway as you return?


MT
by marktime
Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Hybrid's Corner
Topic: Hybrid Bus anyone?
Replies: 0
Views: 12904

Hybrid Bus anyone?

Sounds like this might have borrowed a few ideas form the Toyota Prius, the description of the drive train sounds a lot like the Prius CVT.


http://www.greencarsite.co.uk/econews/hybrid-propulsion-system-on-London-buses.htm

MarkTime
by marktime
Fri May 15, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Greenpower racing at Gooodwood
Replies: 7
Views: 6304

Hi Bob, I saw some of the the stories and post mortems on the greenpower forum

http://www.greenpower.co.uk/forum/ but did not know about the punctures.

They are racing Goblins in Littlehampton this weekend.

Mark
by marktime
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Greenpower racing at Gooodwood
Replies: 7
Views: 6304

Thanks Floydster,
This one


http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn31/marktime20/Greenpower%202009/P1000283.jpg

Had a BVS logo, anyone know more about it?

Mark

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