September 2010

What are we going to do with all of the old EV batteries?

September 16, 2010

Nissan has a plan for their old used LEAF batteries One of the issues that we have always had with hybrid vehicles was exactly this: what happens with all of the old batteries? Can they be recycled? Can they be reused? Or do they end up in some gigantic electro-chemical landfill somewhere? While we must say that we […]

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How important are low rolling resistance tires to my Nissan LEAF?

September 6, 2010

Are low rolling resistance (LRR) tires worth it? We just had a reader ask this question, and not knowing the answer, we thought that we would see what we could find. So off we went (via the web) to one of our favorite tire and wheel information sources – The Tire Rack. While The Tire Rack […]

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We just ordered our new Nissan LEAF!

September 4, 2010

Living LEAF was created essentially as a way for me to track my research into the Nissan LEAF. But then I thought that perhaps my research could help others as well. When I first heard about the Nissan LEAF, I thought that it sounded interesting from a technological point of view, but I did not think that it would impact me […]

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