Category Archives: LEAF 101
Remanufacturing LEAF batteries When Nissan first started selling the LEAF in 2010, they were already looking to the future. They partnered with Sumitomo to create 4R Energy Corporation to evaluate second-life applications for degraded EV batteries. 4R Energy is now … Continue reading
Less is more Lower operating expense is an important reason to buy an electric car compared to a gas powered car. If this factor is important to you, it makes sense to consider the one that has the lowest cost … Continue reading
How do they stack up? With the launch of the 2018 Nissan LEAF, I thought I’d provide a write-up of the two vehicles most likely to be duking it out for the affordable EV sales crown this year. Chevrolet launched … Continue reading
The 2018 Nissan LEAF offers enough promise to retain its place as the best selling EV in the world First, let’s take a look at it. Why the 2018 LEAF raises the bar [UPDATE: This article was updated 9/22/17 to … Continue reading
2018 LEAF range won’t match others According to recently leaked information on the Autobytel website, it seems the new 2018 LEAF will have a 40 kWh battery pack. Given the range of the current 30 kWh pack (107 miles), the … Continue reading
Nissan has given us another preview. The reveal of the 2018 Nissan LEAF is slated for early next month. Meantime, Nissan has just released this animated teaser touting the improvements in airflow. I’ll talk more about my observations soon.