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We talk about EVs, from the British perspective. 

Practical, Technical and all about Electric Vehicles. 

Take It EV Gregg Jaskiewicz

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We talk about EVs, from the British perspective. 

Practical, Technical and all about Electric Vehicles. 

    1 Million EVs on UK Roads & Your Ultimate Guide to Driving EV

    1 Million EVs on UK Roads & Your Ultimate Guide to Driving EV

    1M EVs registered in the UK! https://www.zap-map.com/ev-stats/ev-market
    This new episode celebrates 1 millionth EV registered in March 2024, in the UK. Yup. I think it's a big elfin deal. 
    I thought it would be good to get my ideas of how to make one's life easier with new EV. The advice I would have given my friends and myself back in 2016. Or since.
    Patreon https://mastodon.social/@takeitev
    Octopus electroverse 

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    • 40 min
    Robocar 9000

    Robocar 9000

    Some shows have seasons, I decided to try talking with the future of transportation . It didn't go well ;()

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    • 2 min
    Independent car maintenance with Hevra

    Independent car maintenance with Hevra

    Conversation with Pete, co-founder of Hevra and Matt from Cedar garage, one of the HEVRA garages about servicing and maintenance
    https://www.hevra.org.uk/https://cedarelectric.co.uk/

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    • 1 hr
    The Public Charge Point Regulations 2023 & EVA England

    The Public Charge Point Regulations 2023 & EVA England

    Conversation with James Court, CEO of EVA England about EVAE's role in The Public Charge Point Regulations 2023, and the regulation itself. 
    Topics covered
    slow charging? VAT ? whole UK? or just GB ?Scotland?What about posts that are 22kWh, interesting choice with 8kWTesla? Open to other cars vs only Tesla ownersplug and charge ?What are the penalties for not adhering, who is going to police this?how quickly will it be rolled out and do you see any hold outs ? Any critics?Is it a law or a draft? What could possibly go wrong ? And others subjects ..
    Sign up to EVA England: 
    https://www.evaengland.org.uk

    https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2023/9780348249873/contents

    https://www.evaengland.org.uk/2023/07/18/public-charge-point-regulations-2023-breakdown/

    Survey to fill Until 9th of August 2023
    https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TheGreatEVChargingSurvey

    https://www.chargeuk.org




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    • 47 min
    David Martell of Andersen EV

    David Martell of Andersen EV

    Interesting conversation about history of Polar Charging network and current endevours of david at Andersen EV.
    https://andersen-ev.com

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    • 42 min
    SWARCO Smart Charging

    SWARCO Smart Charging

    Conversation with Swarco Charging business Managing Director, Justin Meyer. We dive into many subjects related to deploying and running rapid charging infrastructure. And also speak about the latest Dundee developments , including their new charging hub. 

    (00:00) - Timestamp: 172800000
    (03:47) - Teasing Dundee site
    (05:05) - What metrics do CPOs use to measure success?
    (08:00) - Swarco's portfolio
    (11:42) - What usual frustrates new users
    (15:51) - Can we restrict slow chargring ?
    (22:38) - Swarco branded chargers
    (24:44) - What's the best way to encourage more installations?
    (26:26) - What is the ROI for a site?
    (29:32) - What is the sweet spot as to the site size?
    (33:40) - Challenges in expanding the network
    (39:12) - Is chip shortage still relevant in speed sites are deployed?
    (41:10) - Is site reliablity something that we will see improving? Scottland and rest of the UK
    (46:20) - Do you think hardware is getting better, fast enough?
    (51:44) - Investment and growth at Swarco
    (55:30) - Improvements in safety and security
    (01:02:55) - Smarter signage
    (01:04:04) - Dundee Hub
    (01:09:00) - What about other councils?

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    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

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Thoroughly enjoy listening to Gregg’s “rants”, interviews and EV info!

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