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by NUK_Traveler
Fri May 28, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 3 weeks in with ID.4
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

Re: 3 weeks in with ID.4

There seems to be at least a couple of reasons why 80% is recommended: Firstly, this is to protect/extend the battery life, as constantly charging to 100% iis not beneficial for battery. Secondly, the final 20% charge is slower than previous 80%, so stopping at this point makes charge time quicker. ...
by NUK_Traveler
Fri May 14, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 3 weeks in with ID.4
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

Re: 3 weeks in with ID.4

On the range issue: There are still least 2 further options to help extend range. First is to pre-condition car to desired temperature, before setting off AND whilst still charging. That negates heavy charge loss, to get to temperature, and significantly extends range. Second - there is an option to...
by NUK_Traveler
Thu May 13, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 3 weeks in with ID.4
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

3 weeks in with ID.4

I like the car, but there are a couple of major concerns (first 2 points) and some niggles, which VW need to address. I've fed most of this back to VW directly and sharing here: 1. Vehicle range is stated as WLTP 310 miles. My son has a Tesla model 75D with 75 kWh battery. His 3 year driving average...
by NUK_Traveler
Thu May 13, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Main Volkswagen ID.4 chat
Topic: What are people doing with WeCharge subs in UK?
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: What are people doing with WeCharge subs in UK?

I have signed up to the WeCharge middle band. It seems this is free subscription and free charging for the first 12 months. The UK market seems very disconnected within the VW strategy on charging. They seem to promote their own VW branded home charge-points in Europe, or a different supplier. Deale...