Monthly Archives: May 2013

Nissan’s 500 quick charger installations

Dealership installations underway in Southern California Back in January we wrote about Nissan’s plan to install 500 quick charge stations around the country in 18 months (found here). Details then were sketchy, and when we reached out to Nissan recently … Continue reading

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2013 LEAF earns Top Safety Pick

LEAF joins Altima as 2013 IIHS Top Safety Pick The 2013 LEAF proves itself to not only provide low cost of ownership benefits, but strong safety benefits as well. This comes as no real surprise as LEAF earned the award … Continue reading

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Another EV battery breakthrough

Potential for twice the current driving range A team from the Australian University of Wollongong’s Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (kind of sounds like where the X-Men came from) is developing an improved lithium-ion battery chemistry. Professor Zaiping Guo … Continue reading

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LEAF sells 1,937 in April

Favorable lease rates extended April sales numbers were down from March sales for Nissan as the fiscal year end deals ended. The brand still ended with a positive year over year sales gain for the month of April. Recognizing a … Continue reading

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CODA files bankruptcy

¬†Seeks future in energy storage In an unsurprising move, CODA is seeking bankruptcy to terminate its automotive manufacturing to focus on energy storage. CODA’s attempt to enter the automotive industry seemed destined to fail from the start – take an … Continue reading

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