September 2013

No Charge Electrons in Texas for LEAF owners

September 26, 2013

Nissan partners with NRG eVgo Nissan has partnered with NRG eVgo to provide new LEAF owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston Texas areas free access to public charge stations for one year. This network of stations includes 23 locations in Dallas and 17 in the greater Houston area. Also included will be charge stations […]

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Palo Alto looking to become an EV leader

September 22, 2013

City to consider requiring EV infrastructure in new residential construction According to Palo Alto Online three members of the Palo Alto city council, including the mayor and vice mayor, stated in a memo that they are in favor of moving toward requiring new residential construction to install electric vehicle (EV) friendly infrastructure. Basically, this just […]

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National Plug In Day coming up

September 17, 2013

Over 90 events to be held globally The third annual National Plug In Day (NPID) is actually two days this year – the weekend of September 28-29. NPID is nationally sponsored by Plug In America, Sierra Club and Electric Auto Association to promote all plug in vehicles – be they full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) […]

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Is a Certified Pre-Owned LEAF in your future?

September 15, 2013

Nissan to add LEAF to Certified Pre-Owned program With early adopters trading in their 2011 LEAFs for the upgraded 2013 model Nissan found itself with a growing inventory of used LEAFs. Faced with the question of how to make them more attractive to used car buyers, Nissan decided to add the model to the Certified […]

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2013 LEAF Very Low Battery Warning Research

September 8, 2013

Or what happens when you use all of your juice We understand the need of many LEAF owners, and potential LEAF owners, to know how far their LEAF will take them. Depending on driving style, elevation changes, vehicle load, and the current orbital status of the moon around the earth, this distance will vary. We […]

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Southern California Edison shares gained knowledge – part II

September 3, 2013

A final look at SCE’s study The majority of first-time visitors to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) electric car site want to know how much it will cost to charge their cars if they buy an electric vehicle (EV). Because most people have no idea how an electric car will impact their utility rates, and as […]

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