Monthly Archives: September 2011

LEAF in demand up north

2011 LEAF allocation sold out in Canada The 2011 Nissan LEAF allocation for Canada sold out within the first two hours of reservations being opened. Granted, only 40 vehicles were made available, with 2012 LEAF reservations to open up at … Continue reading

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Nissan DC Quick Charger – Round Two

Smaller, less expensive DC Quick Charger on the way Nissan has developed a second generation DC Quick Charge station that meets the CHAdeMO 1 protocol required by LEAF and the upcoming Mitsubishi i. The charger (pictured above) is powered from … Continue reading

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We saw our first wild Volt today

It’s about time We were headed downtown this morning with the whole family loaded up in our LEAF. As we made our way into Balboa Park on State Route 163 South (one of the prettiest sections of freeway in the … Continue reading

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Things that make you go hmmmmm…

Forbes needs better editors it seems Ever have one of those moments that just make you shake your head in wonder? One of our alerts notified us of a Forbes blog article post┬átitled ” Electric Cars Are An Extraordinarily Bad … Continue reading

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Energy help for Californians

Improving your home charging station We just got an email from the good folks at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) regarding improving energy efficiency in the home, reducing the cost of energy via this improved efficiency, and programs … Continue reading

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LEAF alternatives

Is the Mitsu really an alternative? To know if the Mitsubishi i is really an alternative to the Nissan LEAF, one needs to know what your situation is. Just like the LEAF, the Mitsubishi i is a situationally specific vehicle … Continue reading

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