Monthly Archives: January 2013

Nissan to add 500 DC quick charge stations in 18 months

Nissan to take three prong approach – Dealers, Workplaces and Neighborhoods Nissan announced a partnership with NRG Energy, along with its subsidiary company eVgo┬«, to install 40 DC quick charge stations in the Washington, D.C. area. This will be the … Continue reading

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Of Dreamliners and EVs

Lithium-ion batteries found to not be the problem Earlier this month the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner was grounded due to in-flight incidents. An All Nippon Airways flight performed an emergency landing after on-board indicators issued a battery error and another … Continue reading

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Nissan’s Hybrid Plans

15 Hybrids due by 2016 With the cautious reception by the American public of Nissan’s LEAF all electric vehicle (EV) since its debut in December of 2010, Nissan has decided to step up its game in the hybrid arena. The … Continue reading

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How the 2013 Nissan LEAF price reduction will influence the EV market

A closer look at EVs in the US With the introduction of the 2013 LEAF, Nissan has changed the envelope within which all electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States must now compete. Here’s why. First, we should note that … Continue reading

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2013 Nissan LEAF pricing announced

Significant price reductions with domestic production $28,800. That is the new entry level price of the 2013 Nissan LEAF. Take off the federal and state incentives in California, the LEAFs best selling state to date, and the new LEAF S … Continue reading

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Nissan announces 2013 LEAF specifications

Lower priced LEAF to be available Let me warn you now – if you want to learn about the changes to the 2013 LEAF you might as well grab a cup of coffee (or perhaps a stronger beverage of your … Continue reading

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