BMW i3s, Micky Volt – Living with an EV: Public charging

BMW i3s, Micky Volt - Living with an EV: Public charging

What name would you like to appear in your article?
Micky Volt

 

What is the make, model and year of your EV?
BMW i3s

 

What do you think of the UK public charging network in general?
Adequate but becoming overwhelmed at busy times.

 

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What and where are your favourite UK public chargers?
M25 & M1 Gridserve rapids. Easy to use and reliable.

 

What’s been your best experience with a UK public charger?
M25 Cobham Services Monday at 12:30 – 2 available out of 3 – 49-95% in 25 mins.

 

What’s been your worst experience with a UK public charger?
Polar rapid in Lakeside shopping centre. Hard to find, didn’t work, customer services line closed after 5:30pm!

 

What’s got to change about public charging in the UK to get more people driving EVs?
Double the number of rapids and ultra-rapids. ALL ad-hoc contactless! No apps or sign-ups!

 

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