There are many problems with cars. EVs are not exempt from some of these, as well as some of their own. I wonder about batteries, and I assume most people wonder about batteries, but that’s not the focus of this piece. Problems I have...Show More Summary
A couple of comedians left this Nissan Leaf on a Los Angeles street during the weekly two-hour period reserved for street sweeping. And then they narrated a 40 minute live stake-out waiting to see how long it’d take to get a parking ticket, which an astounding 13,000 people sat tuned in for. Read more...
Nissan provides 100 Leafs to Madrid taxi fleet. A new Tesla Powerwall version will launch soon. BYD sells 50,000 Qin PHEVs as fast as Chevy Volt. Social Charging app makes better use of EV infrastructure. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up:...Show More Summary
Watch a Nissan Leaf drift. BMW deepens its ties with Formula E. Big Island Biodiesel gets sustainable certification. KPIT earns Promising Innovation award. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: drifting Nissan Leaf video, BMW i sponsors...Show More Summary
“Yes, this is the future, for sure…. Even big metropolis areas are seeing the light….We were just in Mexico. Mexico City is moving toward electric taxis and buses.” Our conversation shifted, and Pat responded to a comment, “And thenShow More Summary
Nissan is preparing to tap into Mitsubishi Motor Corporation’s (MMC) expertise in plug-in hybrid vehicles to greatly speed up the development of its own PHEV fleet. Long a leader in pure electric vehicles with the Leaf, Nissan’s lack of penetration in PHEV technology has been notable. But after last week signalling its intent to buy […]
Nissan Leaf owners in the UK could soon come home, sell the leftover electricity from their cars for a profit, and then recharge during cheap, off-peak hours. Continue reading British Nissan Leaf drivers will be able to sell spare electricity British...Show More Summary
LONDON — Nissan announced a new home energy-storage device Monday, made out of recycled batteries sourced from its Leaf electric cars. The xStorage system, which Nissan unveiled at an event in East London and is produced in partnership...Show More Summary
April sales numbers are in, and the second-gen Chevy Volt once again trounces the Nissan Leaf in the US. Continue reading April's Chevy Volt sales show that an updated model sure does help April's Chevy Volt sales show that an updated model sure does help originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 03 May 2016 11:49:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Ever been curious about EV charging in Wroc?aw, Poland? I didn’t think so, but I have! And I have some stories that I think any EV fan can find a bit interesting. Luckily, one of our passionate readers — a Nissan LEAF early adopter —...Show More Summary
Originally published on CleanTechnica As I slow to a stop at an EV charger, someone walking by the LEAF takes a long look at the EV and what I am doing. I see the quizzical bubbles of questions popping. The questions people ask about...Show More Summary
“BMW is a thoughtful automaker,” Eric, my BMW i3 test driving companion, muses. Exceeding at thoughtfulness, I must agree, as I drive the BMW i3 one more time. This time, after months of driving a Nissan LEAF day after day, I test drive...Show More Summary
200-mile Model E likely follows Chevrolet Bolt, Tesla Model E, and next-gen Nissan Leaf to market. The EV Ford will likely be built in Mexico (sorry, Donald) circa 2019.
It has long been assumed the BMW i3 would get a big range boost this year. Actually, the first strong sign of that for me was when a Nissan employee told me that the 2016 Nissan LEAF was getting 107 miles of range, the 2017 would get...Show More Summary
Nissan has been a patient tortoise to Tesla's hare in the electric-vehicle derby, continuallypushing its six-year-old Leaf model to little popular appreciation while Tesla zips to about 400,000 "reservations" for a Model 3 battery-powered sedan that isn't likely to appear in driveways for another couple of years. So Nissan decided to [...]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Nissan’s European electric vehicle fleet sales — primarily sales of the Nissan LEAF car and the e-NV200 van — climbed to record levels for the fourth year in a row during fiscal year 2015, according to a recent press release from Nissan. Show More Summary
As I slow to a stop at an EV charger, someone walking by the LEAF takes a long look at the EV and what I am doing. I see the quizzical bubbles of questions popping. The questions people ask about the Nissan LEAF at a charging station have me falling into conversation. Show More Summary
Despite the ad, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has welcomed the competition.
Nissan is trying to play Tesla’s lengthy Model 3 waiting list to its advantage. A print ad that landed in the country’s most-read newspapers this morning is playing up the Model 3’s wait times, according to Automotive News, and encouraging EV buyers to go the faster route by buying a Leaf. Show More Summary
A new ad for the Nissan suggests skipping the long Tesla Model 3 lines and just getting in a Leaf today. Continue reading Nissan's new Leaf ad makes fun of Tesla Model 3 success Nissan's new Leaf ad makes fun of Tesla Model 3 success originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:11:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments