Category Archives: LEAF Information

Will next-gen LEAF land before Model 3?

Model 3 shows demand for affordable, high range electric cars With the introduction of the Model 3 in March and the receipt of deposits for over 250,000 in its first two days, Tesla has shown the world that there is, … Continue reading

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Fuel costs of EVs vs. gas powered cars

EVs still cost less to drive About three years ago we wrote an article about the comparative operating costs of electric cars vs. gas powered cars (found here). Three things have happened since then – the cost of gasoline has … Continue reading

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Can Nissan stay relevant in the EV space?

Will others take the lead? When Nissan introduced the LEAF to the US market in December of 2010 I don’t know that anyone saw what this vehicle would do to the future of transportation. Certainly there were lofty goals and … Continue reading

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EV charging is getting easier

More places to charge with easier access Currently, EV drivers must collect an assortment of charging network access cards if one is to be able to charge at the nearest charging station. This issue harkens back to the days when … Continue reading

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Nissan IDS Concept shown in Tokyo

┬áNissan IDS Concept takes EVs up several notches Styling carries the expected futuristic cues, a 60 kWh battery is on board, but the most notable features of the electric drive IDS concept are its self-driving capabilities. Nissan has been working … Continue reading

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2016 LEAF gets 107 mile EPA range, new battery warranty

New larger battery increases range, price Nissan has announced the release of the 2016 LEAF with a 30 kilowatt hour battery as standard equipment in the SV and SL models, providing an EPA rated mileage of 107. The S model … Continue reading

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