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Testing V2T (Vehicle to Tent) mode for the Hyundai Kona electric

Whilst CCS charging has yet to officially have the Vehicle to Grid (V2G) capacity available in some countries for CHAdeMO DC charging port fitted vehicles* – the Hyundai Kona electric (which uses the more common CCS DC charging system) does offer a ‘Vehicle to Tent’ function#.

Kona ‘User Settings’ menu

Rather confusingly called ‘Utility Mode’, when activated, it enables all the vehicle 12V systems to be run by the main high-voltage pack. As a result, a fully charged Kona electric can provide many days worth of light to medium duty 12V power to a camping site!

kona utility mode

To enable this ‘V2T’ mode, the Kona needs to be powered on, but in ‘Park’ and with the parking brake activated. At this point the driver’s display menu item ‘Utility mode’ (found in the ‘User settings’ menu) becomes available for selection.

When enabled, all the vehicle 12V systems are fed via the

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Automotive Testing Services

From headlights to mufflers, chassis to interiors and everything in between, Intertek offers the professional automotive testing and certification services manufacturers and OEMs need to set their products apart.

Automotive products today need to be safe and strong. Is your chassis built to defend against salt spray erosion? How does your engine respond in high altitude? Will your vehicle or component withstand years of vibration?

Intertek can help substantiate the durability of the engine or shocks, for example, or collaborate on a build of specific test methods for key areas of product development. Expedite environmental exposure testing for everything from -45°C to 177°C, optimize thermal shock or tensile strength testing, targeted electrical testing, and much more. Automotive testing supports materials testing, performance testing, research and development, safety, and certification for both established and developmental alternative energy fuels and new technologies.

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Emissions testing hours are Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM, and Saturday from 8AM to 1PM. No testing on Sundays and most major holidays.

Locate a Test Center

The Connecticut Vehicle Emissions Program is designed to be convenient. Testing is administered through a network of privately owned automotive service facilities located throughout the state click here to find a Test Center near you.

Each facility will have an exterior sign with their official Test Center number, provide designated emissions testing parking and a waiting area where you can view the test and review program literature.

Are you getting your test today?  Click here to see the latest test center closures.

What if I Failed the Test?

If your vehicle failed the emissions test, then it’s exceeding the allowable emissions standards for the year it was manufactured. Vehicles that fail need to be repaired and retested within 60 calendar days from the date of the initial test. Click here for information on failing the Connecticut Emissions Test.

Your Vehicle Might be Turned Away…

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