A closer look at the Nissan LEAF battery capacity warranty

January 3, 2013

This warranty should satisfy those affected Last week, we wrote a brief article about the new Nissan LEAF battery capacity warranty (found here). Here we take a closer look at owner reaction, and further analysis of the statement. First, Nissan announced this news on a LEAF forum in an unusual show of offering to interact with […]

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EV Battery Technology differences

December 31, 2011

A closer look at the Nissan LEAF battery assembly Our article yesterday was about our drive in the Coda Sedan. A reader commented that the lithium iron phosphate chemistry of the battery pack in the Coda was also a lithium ion battery, which prompted some additional investigation on our part. According to Wikipedia, the lithium […]

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Beyond round and black

December 19, 2011

A discussion on the lack of a Nissan LEAF spare tire Nissan LEAF rolls on the latest technology low rolling resistance Bridgestone EP422 tires. It has no spare tire. This last bit of information sometimes causes concern. If one thinks about it for a moment, there is really not too much need to be concerned. Let […]

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Extended warranty for the LEAF?

May 24, 2011

Probably not In response to a reader comment, we thought that we would address this topic, as there are many different approaches to the thought process. Keep in mind, these are just our thoughts. Others may disagree for various reasons. As a rule, I am against extended warranties of any kind – home electronics, appliances, […]

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Nissan LEAF Roadside Assistance

April 16, 2011

What are the details?  EDIT: If you own a Nissan LEAF and are looking for roadside assistance in the United States, please call 1-877-NO GAS EV (1-877-664-2738). First of all, the LEAF Roadside Assistance Benefits are nowhere to be found in the Roadside Assistance Guide, provided with your new LEAF. Silly us, for thinking to […]

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Nissan LEAF manuals now available online

February 6, 2011

All LEAF manuals now viewable in pdf format Nissan has finally activated the link via their corporate website to the LEAF’s various owner’s manuals. If you want information about the LEAF, there is no place to find a more comprehensive compilation of material than here. There are 11 links to be found at this site. […]

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All about Nissan LEAF deliveries from the man who knows

December 14, 2010

Mark Perry on LEAF delivery status We had an opportunity to attend the first Southern California LEAF delivery party in San Diego held at Nissan Design America and weren’t disappointed. While trying to find a proper link for you for information about the design center, we found that Nissan is about as secretive about the […]

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