Monthly Archives: July 2012

A real-time update on battery capacity loss LEAFS

44 LEAFs in three states show battery capacity loss As reported on the MyNissanLEAF.com (MNL) wiki, there are now a total of 44 LEAFs showing the loss of one or more battery capacity segments. The distribution of these vehicles is … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF battery capacity loss – Second in a series

What does temperature have to do with it? Pretty much everything, it seems. Now that we’ve waded through the second 25 pages of posts and visited countless other articles, blogs and images from said posts, the fact that all of … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF battery capacity loss – First in a series

A look at how it all started On May 9, 2012, a woman from Phoenix, Arizona posted on the My Nissan LEAF (MNL) forum that her car had lost one battery capacity segment. The battery capacity level gauge is made … Continue reading

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Care and feeding of the Nissan LEAF battery

Or, Why it’s important to read the owner’s manual A look at a very popular LEAF forum (mynissanleaf.com) will show that currently the most active topic is about the battery capacity loss of the LEAF. To clarify, we are talking … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF $5,000 Off!

A sign of things to come? Not really. It’s called the car business. The same Southern California Nissan dealer that is offering the LEAF for $5,000 off of manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) is also offering most other Nissan models … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF limo finds a home in Tennessee

Visitors to Nissan HQ to arrive green and clean I had read about the creation of the Nissan LEAF limo not long ago by a Missouri coach building firm. I did not, however, expect to be personally impacted by it. … Continue reading

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