Time for another day trip. This time a quick trip to Regensburg. We charged for free at the Autobahn station Pentling. Its only 20Kw but free is free. After watching an airport shuttle park in 2 of the 4 available EV charging parking places (there is only 1 charger at present) and just sie there for… Continue reading Regensburg and the Hundertwasser Turm
And so another weekend comes around. Saturday I must work, as so often, but Sunday the weather was sunny, if a bit cold, and I was free. So after a slow breakfast we decided we would go for a short drive, maybe to Mindelheim. We had often passed by Mindelheim and once stopped for a pizza,… Continue reading Lets go for a short drive.
Chantal was registered for the Vienna Marathon in 2017, but due to a fractured kneecap, she was unable to take part. We still went to Vienna as Chantal had wanted to go for a long time, but due to her injury, and the terrible weather, we didn’t really see very much. In February 2018, Apple… Continue reading Ah Vienna
Unusually I had 3 days off in a row from work, so we decided to take a mini break. We wanted somewhere not too far away, and place we had never been to before. Chemnitz was decided upon. The trip was very uneventful in both directions. We drove we charged once we drove on. Thats… Continue reading Chemnitz
Following on from our failed search for a cat, we had made contact with someone in Brno (CZ), who had some ragdoll kittens for sale. She offered to come to Munich so we could see them,but we said we would goto her. It would be less stress for the kittens if we didnt want them… Continue reading The search continues in Brno
It was empty in the apartment without a cat so we started looking around and decided on a ragdoll, which in tern mean we had to make trips to visit breeders. One weekend we visited 2 breeders in the Bayerischer Wald and somewhere east of Nuremberg neither had what we were looking for, but it… Continue reading Looking for a Ragdoll
I am a cat person. We had a really lovely cat called Cyclops. She was so named because she only had one eye. She was as daft as a bat, very loving and a stay at home cat. She would spend the whole day on the balcony during the summer and never once tried to… Continue reading A sad day
When you buy an EV in Germany, you gat a few advantages from the state, such as the €4000 refund on the purchase price. Strictly speaking its €2000 with a matching €2000 from the EV maker. This is in addition to any other discount you maybe able to negotiate. I didn’t need to negotiate, our… Continue reading Car tax demand. Are you joking ?
Welcome to my blog about my experiences owning an Electric Vehicle, specifically a Hyundai Ionic Electric. In this blog I aim to cover our journeys, advantages and disadvantages of owning an EV and any problems we encounter. About me: My name is Victor, I am by birth a UK citizen, but have also German nationality… Continue reading About me and how we came to get an EV.
When your using a new technology for the first time, there are two strategies. Open the box with a devil may care attitude and push it to its limits or peek inside the box and take baby steps whilst getting use to it. I tend to the latter. We collected our Ioniq, which we named… Continue reading Baby steps