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eRally Zoe | Fully Charged
A spin around the ring road in Coventry, corners taken at speeds no one would think a humble Renault Zoe could achieve. The future of rally driving? 
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That looks like fun :-)
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The battery pack is located under the front seats, approximately central for weight distribution, hence the raised seating position. To lower the seats would require the pack to be relocated; this is similar to the packaging issues around the i3 and i8. The i3 is quite high so, to lower the i8, BMW repackaged the battery into the central spine of the vehicle. This would make the e2o too wide to be suitable as a city runabout.
The motor is located ahead of the rear axle, so moving the battery there is not possible unless it was raised, compromising both handling and cargo space. I've no details but judging by the sketches in the Owner's Manual (online) you'd end up with a cargo deck no lower than that offered currently with the seats down.
It does have a small frunk in addition to the rear hatch.

Regarding the seating arrangement, the Indian market dictates at least 4 or 5 seats. Their market for two seat electric coupés is insufficient to cover development costs. 
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Electric Quad Bike | Fully Charged
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Yeah +BJ Handy I'd seen that one. But it's a fairly standard looking road bike. I like the cruisers. Doesn't seem like anyone is doing those at the moment.
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The Tesla Model X | Fully Charged
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+Jon Gritton visions of Flintstones abound!
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I Have to Write This Book Fairly Quickly
The idea for Josh Joshi and the Great Divide has been stewing away on the back boiler of my fetid imagination for a couple of years. Some of the early ideas behind the story are coming true too soon, it's set in the near future, when our Grandchildren are adults soon, but maybe that's too far into the future.
It's a long, slow process, both writing the book and launching it on Unbound but if both book and launch reach 100% it's brilliant.
My last 3 books were published by them, it's a brilliant idea and I'm thrilled to be involved because it's working really well. Have a look.
A sci-fi novel set in a divided England
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Make sure that the audio book is on vinyl!
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Tesla Autopilot & Summon | Fully Charged
Would you let a car drive itself? Is it even possible?
Will robots take over our lives, exterminate us and rule the world?
Are we doomed? Probably not just yet.
Tesla autopilot really does work though. And summon is very useful.

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News Update 3 | Fully Charged
Self explanatory really, it's a news update, and it's the third one.
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Yay! 😁
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Okay, so I'm plugging my new book.
Yes, I'm being brash, self serving and possibly annoying but as I'm now well into the writing process of Josh Joshi and the Great Divide every time I get a break from recording or organising shoot days for Fully Charged I'm getting increasingly optimistic about it.
By that I mean it's working, the story is growing and the world I'm depicting is steadily becoming more plausible.
Instead of depicting a world that's split along dated left/right political divisions, it's about a world that's split between unsustainable and sustainable societies.
Unsustainable societies are only possible if there are sustainable ones prepared to support them for whatever reason, economics, political stability and avoiding armed conflict.
As you will see from the Unbound page I'm currently at 45%, please consider modest support for this exciting project.

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Sounds interesting. Is this your first sci-fi novel?
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News Update 2 | Fully Charged
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+Robert Llewellyn Saw this on +Slashdot this morning: https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/16/06/13/2120234/nikola-motor-receives-over-7000-preorders-worth-over-23-billion-for-its-electric-truck (Sorry, for some reason I can't access URL shorteners at work!)

Looks like the Nikola is the Tesla of the Truck world! :)
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Electric Cars are Dirty | Fully Charged
I made this to put on Facebook, well, okay, don't get mad, but it's had 12,000 'views' so far, and a load of people I actually know had no idea I was making Fully Charged so it's a different audience.
It's fairly self explanatory, the only real stand out for me is my Mrs watched it and actually laughed out loud. That is praise indeed.
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Fair comment but way more Lithium ends up in landfill from old phones etc than from EVs yet users of these devices(some of them) can't wait to lay the blame at the feet of the electric car.
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Toyota RAV 4 Hybrid | Fully Charged
The 2016 RAV 4 Hybrid is powered by the same drivetrain found in the Lexus NX 300h, meaning a 2.5-litre petrol engine, electric motor, continuously variable automatic transmission and a nickel metal hydride battery.
The model I drove costs around £30,000 so it's not cheap, it's not a plug-in-hybrid but I ended up really liking it.

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Corrections and Additions | Fully Charged
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I imagine drivability improved as well as mileage...

This conversion might take a loan, but what a cool rig you'd have!

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