Monthly Archives: November 2011

Driving the Mitsubishi i

An electric economy car We had an opportunity to drive the Mitsubishi i electric vehicle (EV) this morning, so we thought that we would take advantage of it. Interior Not long ago, we wrote an article that compared the two … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi i available to drive in San Diego on 11/19 and 11/20

Test drives offered at two locations Since we last visited the Mitsubishi i drive tour website, updates had been made regarding the test drive events. ¬†We had our calendar marked for a drive at the Mira Mesa mall tomorrow, only … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF fuel economy

41 miles per dollar equals 156 mpg for us Monday was meter reader day for us. We may not have been totally dedicated to the “fuel” consumption of our LEAF initially, but we became more attuned to its impact as … Continue reading

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Electric cars and solar power? A natural combination

Nissan and SunPower Corp. to work together There are many reasons to own a Nissan LEAF. Contributing to a cleaner environment is one of them. To power a LEAF (or any other electric vehicle (EV)) down the road, one needs … Continue reading

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Nissan’s low-cost quick charger to be available in US

How about under $10,000? We recently wrote about Nissan’s new DC quick charger and now we have further word. Collaborating with Sumitomo Corporation, Nissan will make the DC quick charger available soon through their current residential EVSE provider AeroVironment. Starting … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Area leads the EV charge

EV Strategic Council formed Just last week the Bay Area EV Strategic Council debuted, with the support of the Mayors of Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. Members also include a broad array of civic and community organizations along … Continue reading

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