Category Archives: Our Delivery

Cost of fueling a LEAF

More specifically, the cost of fueling our LEAF We took delivery of our car on March 25, 2011. I have the good fortune of having a company car for work, and my wife has the good fortune of having a … Continue reading

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So really… what’s the real-world range of the Nissan LEAF?

That depends [UPDATE: As you can see above, this article was written based on the 2011 LEAF in June, 2011. The 2013 LEAF driving range has improved roughly fifteen percent with no expectation for improvement for the 2014 model year. … Continue reading

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Almost running a LEAF out of juice

On purpose In our admittedly uneventful household, today brought two momentous occasions – we were able to replicate a photograph that we had been wanting to for a couple of months now, and – we got down to dashes on … Continue reading

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Our Blink story – so far

Glitch number one resolved – finally On April 17¬†we wrote that we discovered our first problem with our LEAF ownership. And as it happened, it wasn’t a problem with the car, but with the Blink EVSE. The plug that connects … Continue reading

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California EV rebate in hand

Then right out the other We wrote on April 5th about our application for the California electric vehicle rebate through the¬†California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE). We expected the check to come in last week. It did. This shows that … Continue reading

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Glitch Number One

Not with the car… with our Blink We have charged our car exactly twice with our Blink Residential Level 2 Wall Mount charger. (Their term – not ours. The charger is actually built into the car. The Blink electric vehicle … Continue reading

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