Category Archives: Incentives

LEAF sets new sales record in March

  This could be the year Nissan’s LEAF sold 2,236 units in March – their best month yet. Finally, this puts Nissan on track to meet their well publicized goal of selling 20,000 LEAFs a year in the United States. … 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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Price is what you pay, value is what you get

Does Warren Buffett’s quote apply to the LEAF? Many electric vehicle (EV) naysayers trot out the price difference between a Nissan LEAF and a Nissan Versa, which are similarly sized and shaped but built on different platforms. The argument is … Continue reading

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Chicago gets its first DC Quick Charge station

Midway Airport cell phone waiting lot to host first charger According to the Chicago Tribune, the first DC Quick Charger has been installed in the cell phone waiting lot at Midway International Airport. The second is due to be installed … Continue reading

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CVRP update

$15 million to be released soon At the National Plug In Day celebration in San Diego, the California Center for Sustainable Energy provided an informative update on the status of the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP). For those unfamiliar … Continue reading

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2011 California rebate funds exhausted

Proposed funding tripled for next fiscal year $5 billion million in rebate funds have been exhausted for the California 2010-2011 fiscal year California Air Resources Board (ARB)¬†Clean Vehicle Rebate Project. The California fiscal year ends on June 30. California LEAF … Continue reading

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