September 2012

Nissan to reach out to LEAF owners

September 30, 2012
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Nissan’s parent company takes an interest in LEAF owner’s concerns Many Nissan LEAF owners and potential owners have been tracking the battery capacity loss situation that has shown itself to be a concern of the Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV). While this issue developed initially in the desert of Arizona, car owners in several states, Hong […]

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Nissan LEAF makes a good commuter

September 20, 2012
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TotalCarScore.com rates LEAF best commuter car If you are wondering who TotalCarScore.com is, so were we. It turns out, they are review and data aggregators – thus the name. They grab the scores from various automotive review websites – including consumer sites such as Edmunds.com, Consumers Guide and US News and World Report. In addition, […]

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Three pending bills could help California EV drivers

September 18, 2012
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State could make EV ownership more attractive alternative than conventional vehicle ownership Three Assembly Bills put forth by Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield have been approved by the legislature and await the Governor’s signature. Assembly Bill 2502 will ease the initial cost of electric vehicle (EV) acquisition by including the cost of the charging equipment into the […]

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A look into a possible Nissan EV future

September 13, 2012
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TeRRA Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle to be shown at Paris Motor Show Nissan released photos and a glimpse into a possible Nissan electric vehicle (EV) future with the TeRRA Fuel Cell Electric Concept Vehicle. With a LEAF electric motor up front powering the front wheels and two in-wheel electric motors in back, the TeRRA provides […]

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Kohl’s adds more EV charging capacity

September 9, 2012
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Charging stations now in fourteen states Kohl’s Department Stores has just announced the installation of 36 additional charging stations in 18 additional locations by later this fall. This will bring the count to over 100 charging docks in 52 locations over 14 states. These charging stations will be available to Kohl’s customers at no charge […]

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Saab – one foot out of the grave?

September 3, 2012
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Another electric car on the way National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) has finalized the purchase of Saab AB with the intent to develop the Saab 9-3 into an electric car for distribution in China. Founded in the 1940’s, Saab has gone through various iterations every decade or two since. General Motors effectively dismantled the […]

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