Monthly Archives: March 2013

LEAF LED headlights

¬†A comparison with Halogen It occurred to me, driving home from a family gathering¬†this evening in our new 2013 LEAF, that over the years the question of the LEAF’s LED headlights has come up periodically. And although I have agreed … Continue reading

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EV technology finding its way into Nissan Hybrids

Pathfinder Hybrid to be the first The first all Nissan hybrid was not a Nissan at all – it was an Infiniti. The M Hybrid though is a hybrid of a different breed. The M Hybrid is all about performance, … Continue reading

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CARWINGS adds ChargePoint for 2013

Over 11,000 Charging Stations added One feature added to CARWINGS for the 2013 LEAF was the addition of the ChargePoint charging network to the onboard navigation display. LEAF drivers can see station location, availability, pricing and get directions should they … Continue reading

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eNV200 to debut in UK

  To debut at Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show Nissan’s eNV200 will debut next month at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, England. Also debuting will be the NV200 London Taxi. The Nissan NV200 was selected as the New York City … Continue reading

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AAA Washington offers Level 3 charging as emergency service

Mobile quick charge on the way Following introductions in Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, AAA members in Seattle can look forward to mobile quick charges if needed. Not powered by a generator, but by the truck’s engine itself, the … Continue reading

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Not strictly related to EVs, but…

Along with Nissan’s announcement of their annual fiscal year upper level management changes comes the reminder that they are moving closer to their goal of having 85 percent of Nissan vehicles sold in the U.S. built in North America. This … Continue reading

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