Category Archives: Battery/Charging Experience

Nissan and BMW partner on more fast charge stations

Partnership to continue into 2017 EV drivers will find it easier to find a fast charge station in the coming years as Nissan and BMW continue to partner with EVgo to bring additional fast charging capability to both CHAdoMO and … Continue reading

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Innovative use of used EV batteries

FreeWire Technologies develops mobile EV charging One concern of the relatively new EV industry is what is going to be done with used EV batteries. California based FreeWire Technologies, one of hopefully many more to come, has a creative solution. … Continue reading

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Stopgap larger battery 2016 LEAF due this fall

2016 LEAF to bridge gap to LEAF 2.0 [UPDATE 6/13/2015] I have confirmation that Nissan’s upper two trim levels will use the new technology battery cells in the current battery modules. Nissan will not confirm the range, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about battery degradation

Battery degradation isn’t that big of a deal for many [UPDATE: Here’s a link to an article (found here) about a LEAF in the UK that went 100,000 miles in under two years with no degradation.] [UPDATE 5/30/17:  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Are electric car charging stations taking over Japan?

The real story is the quick chargers Many in the media lately have been writing about the recent announcement by a Nissan Japan corporate VP that there are more electric car charging stations in Japan than there are gas stations. … Continue reading

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Plugshare adds No Charge to Charge filter

Nissan makes Plugshare app official location finder Recargo, provider of the popular online charge station locator app PlugShare, announced that Nissan has made PlugShare the official No Charge to Charge app to find locations. We have been a big PlugShare … Continue reading

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