Nissan LEAF

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Name: Nissan LEAF
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

The battle for the electric car: Nissan Leaf vs. Tesla Motors

The electric car could be considered to be the next great frontier in the evolution of the automobile, and there are several different contenders for this title. ... [Published Digital Journal - 11 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Two rallies this weekend in Northern California. Bring gasoline or bring a battery charger.

Must be something about the end of April, but this weekend will see the kickoff of not one but two Northern California auto rallies. Both will have esoteric entries and both promise a bit of adventure and a few possible cliffhangers (more of which, l ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Electric vehicle drivers are younger and richer than the rest of us

Admit it: EV drivers are easy to loathe. They glide silently by gas stations, where a gallon of regular currently exceeds $4 in places like the San Francisco Bay Area. They slide into their special charging spots at work or at the mall—assuming some insensitive ... [Published Tech Hive - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Montreal Hosts World's Largest Electric Vehicle Gathering To Set New Record

The Nissan Leaf models are the easiest to spot, since they dominate the foreground. But Tesla Model S EVs and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrids are represented as well. Look a little closer and you'll see a Ford Focus Electric and Mistubishi i EVs. And is that ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

4 Key Tips For A Green Chauffeur Service

When I lived in Charlottesville, Virginia, and worked as the director of nonprofit focused on advancing green transportation solutions, I remember a local guy starting up a “green chauffeur” service. He was basically just using Toyota Prii, since they ... [Published Clean Technica - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Complaints prompt NHTSA brake and charger probes

The NHTSA has opened preliminary investigations into the 2014 Chevrolet Impala and a Bosch fast charger used with a 2013 Nissan Leaf model sold in the US after receiving just one complaint each about automatic braking and battery recharging respectiv ... [Published Just-Auto - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

An electric car could cost you less than you think

As we celebrate Earth Day with gasoline prices rising again , you might want to consider whether an electric car could work for you.All-electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Spark or Honda Fit EV cost less than many people think, says auto analyst ... [Published CBS News - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Feds Probe 2013 Nissan Leaf Fire Traced to Charger

2013 Nissan Leaf PictureNHTSA has opened an investigation into 50 Bosch Power Xpress 240-volt charging units after a consumer complaint that a 2013 Nissan Leaf began to emit smoke while charging.| April 22, 2014 | Nissan Motor Corporation, Inc.Just the ... [Published Edmunds - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Will the Nissan Leaf Take On the Tesla Model S At Half the Price?

cartechboy (2660665) writes "Ask most people why they won't consider an electric car, and they talk about range anxiety. And I can easily imagine why 84 miles of range isn't enough. Now it sounds like Nissan is listening, as well as watching Tesla's success. ... [Published Slashdot - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

ChargePoint, Inc. - Nissan Launches Programs to Make Leaf Charging Free and 'EZ'

Release date- 18042014 - NEW YORK CITY - Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful 'No Charge to Charge' promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF.In total, Nissan will ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Can free charging boost Nissan LEAF sales? | SmartPlanet Daily

FROM THE DESK OF … One dealer manager in Texas says Nissan’s free charging program has tripled his LEAF sales. Now that the program is expanding to other major markets, will it have the same effect across the U.S.? — Aly Windsor, News Editor Can free ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nissan Leaf Recharged by a Volcano

A Nissan Leaf recharged by a volcano? Well sure, why not? A volcano has to be useful for something, right? In this short video, we see Neal Wagner use the volcano at Haleakala National Park on the Hawaiian island of Maui to charge his Nissan Leaf.When ... [Published Gas 2 - Apr 22 2014]

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One of the trial participants, Caroline Birkbeck, says: "The Nissan Leaf is the perfect car for short and medium length journeys. It’s also incredibly cheap to recharge, with running costs of just 10%-15% of our diesel car. This trial is already showing that electric vehicles are an ideal form of transport today, and they are likely to become even more popular as their technology develops in the future."
"We looked very carefully at the Nissan Leaf vehicles and with leather interior, air conditioning, heated seats and the virtually silent and smooth running you get with an electric car, we were satisfied this was a good fit for our clients who want a zero emission option."
"Price points for many pure EVs are getting closer to where it makes sense financially for consumers" Toprak said. Basically, he commented, the obstacles to EV adoption lie in three areas: battery costs, range, and infrastructure...
"If you're going to be an ideal candidate for an electric vehicle, you need to have a regular commute," she said. "You do have to be more aware of where you are going and how far away it is, but for most drivers, there is plenty of wiggle room and there are many public chargers."

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Electric Cars Are Cheaper Than Consumers Realize [Published Leavenworth Times - 16 hours ago]
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Exhibitors at Isthmus Green Day 2014 [Published Isthmus Daily Page - 17 hours ago]
Montreal Hosts World's Largest Electric Vehicle... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 20 hours ago]
4 Key Tips For A Green Chauffeur Service [Published Clean Technica - 22 hours ago]
Electric car buyers are richer and younger than... [Published Green Car Website - 22 hours ago]
"Earth Week" is Green and Growing at UNR [Published Public News Service - 23 hours ago]
Complaints prompt NHTSA brake and charger probes [Published Just-Auto - 23 hours ago]
An electric car could cost you less than you think [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
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NHTSA Probes Bosch Electric Car Charger [Published Puregreencars - Apr 23 2014]
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Can free charging boost Nissan LEAF sales? | Sm... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 22 2014]
FROM THE DESK OF … One dealer manager in Texas says Nissan’s free charging program has tripled his LEAF sales. Now that the program is expanding to other major markets, will it have the same effect across the U.S.? — Aly Windsor, News Editor Can free ...
Official: NHTSA investigating Bosch Power Xpres... [Published Autoblog Green - Apr 21 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Nissan , Legislation and Policy Let's stamp out the flames of suspicion right up front. A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation , while involving a 2013 Nissan Leaf and some smoke, ...
Beijing: Chinese Nissan Leaf goes on sale in Se... [Published Autoblog Green - Apr 21 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Nissan , China The upcoming Chinese version of the Nissan Leaf , the Venucia e30, was not the highlight of the Dongfeng Nissan stand at this year's Beijing Motor Show . That honor goes to the R30, a compact car with "segment-competitive ...
The DOE Vaults Have Opened Again With New $4B Loan [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 21 2014]
Source: Thinkstock The U.S. Energy Department has put forth a plan offer up to $4 billion in loans to help further stimulate the renewable energy sector. This round of funding comes after the 2009 stimulus to back renewable projects such as wind, solar, ...
Official: Montreal sets new EV gathering record... [Published Autoblog Green - Apr 20 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , North America The Nissan Leaf models are the easiest to spot, since they dominate the foreground. But Tesla Model S EVs and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrids are represented as well. Look a little closer ...
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Style, Performance, Reliability: Why Nissan's 9... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 19 2014]
2014 Nissan LEAF delivers surprising torque per... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 30 2013]
Washington Nissan LEAF Owner Celebrates 100,000... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 16 2013]
Ecobuild Southeast Asia zeigt Lösungen von morg... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 17 2013]
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