Monthly Archives: May 2011

Almost running a LEAF out of juice

On purpose In our admittedly uneventful household, today brought two momentous occasions – we were able to replicate a photograph that we had been wanting to for a couple of months now, and – we got down to dashes on … Continue reading

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Chevrolet to increase Volt production for 2012

New target – 60,000 Global, 45,000 US Faced with more demand for Volt than anticipated, GM is choosing to reconfigure the Hamtramck assembly plant where Volt is built in Detroit. The process will take about four weeks in June, and … Continue reading

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EVs make USA Today front page

Are EVs mainstream yet? With electric vehicles (EVs) being featured as the cover story on USA Today, does it mean that EVs are mainstream? We don’t think so, but it does reflect an increased awareness on the part of the … Continue reading

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More NISMO LEAF video

NISMO LEAF developmental work on the track Here we have about an eight minute video of the NISMO LEAF RC on the track at Sodegaura Forest Raceway in Japan. Nissan is continuing with developmental work of this all new racing … Continue reading

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EV alternatives

Hyundai ix35 FCEV in Norway Last week, Hyundai offered up the ix35 fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) (known as the Tucson in the United States, and currently offered with an internal combustion engine (ICE) only), to mayors of the capital … Continue reading

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Charging your LEAF at a Nissan dealership

Please remember that dealers are doing us a favor In our readings around the web, we have been truly amazed at some of the attitudes displayed by some LEAF owners. It seems that many new LEAF owners feel that they … Continue reading

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