Category Archives: LEAF Information

Nissan’s self-driving cars start arriving soon

2018 LEAF will drive itself – partially Autonomous cars are the new thing. Cars that park themselves. Adaptive cruise-control that maintains a safe following distance between cars. The ability for cars to stop before running into the car that stops … Continue reading

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Should I buy a used Nissan LEAF?

Or rather, why you should buy a used Nissan LEAF According to the California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Driver Survey Results – May 2013, 94 percent of EV owners also own a conventional fuel vehicle. Why do I lead with this? Because, … Continue reading

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One way to optimize your range

What’s on your wheels? Not long ago I wrote an article about losing the fourth bar on my 2012 Nissan LEAF. When writing that article, I noticed that our fuel economy was 3.1 miles per kilowatt hour, which I had … Continue reading

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What four bars down looks like

Battery degradation in a 2012 Nissan LEAF Battery degradation exists in electric cars, just as it does in mobile phones and laptops, but many people that are not familiar with electric cars have no idea what that is, or what it … Continue reading

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On this, we can all agree

Nissan’s first look at 2018 LEAF Easily the most disliked feature of the current generation Nissan LEAF is the headlight design. Nissan’s whole argument behind the large, misshapen and protruding objects was that they were designed to optimize airflow around … Continue reading

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The Electric Car Second Edition Input Request

Help Define the Second Edition Since I published The Electric Car eighteen months ago much has changed in the EV business. More makers than ever are moving into the business in big or small ways. Existing products are being updated … Continue reading

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