2011 Nissan LEAF

Leaf Owners Send Science In To Tackle Wilting Nissan Leafs

Leaf Owners Send Science In To Tackle Wilting Nissan Leafs

There’s nothing better than a scientific test to prove or disprove a theory. So when Nissan executive vice president Andy Palmer described the recent reports of battery capacity loss in its Leaf electric car as nothing more than a ‘faulty battery level display’ earlier this month... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

Three Tips To Help You Drive Your Electric Car This Winter

As anyone who has lived in the Pacific Northwest will tell you, cities like Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon are known for their damp, dreary winter months. This... read more January 18, 2012 by  0

2011 Nissan Leaf - battery pack

Tsunami-Damaged Nissan Leafs Show Strength Of Battery Packs

When we wrote last year about the 2011 Nissan Leaf being waterboarded for your safety, little did we know an even sterner test was about to challenge the safety of Nissan's... read more December 26, 2011 by  3

2011 Nissan Leaf SL

Nissan Serenades Leaf Electric Car On First Birthday. Did You?

How do you mark the first year of sales of an electric car? You sing Happy Birthday to it, of course. At least, that’s what Nissan North America chose to do to mark the... read more December 12, 2011 by  3

Nissan's 10 minuite rapid charger

Nissan Develops 10-Minute Rapid Charger For Leaf Electric Car

[EDIT: Since publishing this story, it has come to our attention that this story is indeed about storage technology, not charging technology. We're investigating our sources... read more October 11, 2011 by  12

Ottawa resident Ricardo Borba takes delivery of the first consumer Nissan LEAF in Canada

First 2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Delivered To Canada

O Canada, you've given the world so much: Keanu Reeves, Celine Dion, Pamela Anderson Lee Ritchie Salomon, poutine. Now, the world -- or at least Nissan -- is giving you... read more October 10, 2011 by  0

ESB ecars Nissan Leaf Cannonball team at the finish

Video: Irish Cannonball Run 2011 Nissan Leaf Home And Dry

A few weeks back we brought you news that a team entered into the famous Cannonball Run, this year held in Ireland, would be doing the trip in a 2011 Nissan Leaf. We missed... read more September 20, 2011 by  0

ESB ecars Nissan Leaf Cannonball team

Quiet As A... Cannonball? Nissan Leaf Enters Road Trip

While dozens of supercars will be revving up their engines ready for the start of Ireland's upcoming Cannonball Run, the ESB ecars team will be off to a much quieter start... read more September 7, 2011 by  0

U.K. National Grid and Nissan Leafs

2011 Nissan Leaf Helps Underground Utility Company

The U.K. National Grid -- the company responsible for maintaining the entire U.K. high-voltage electrical grid -- has just taken delivery of four 2011 Nissan Leafs which will... read more September 7, 2011 by  2

Uk, 2011 Nissan Leaf

2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car: What We’ve Learned After 5 Months

At the end of March this year, I took delivery of our very own 2011 Nissan Leaf. After the first week, we shared with you the good and bad side of Nissan’s first... read more September 2, 2011 by  14

First 2011 Nissan Leaf delivered to buyer, San Francisco, Dec 2010, photo by Eugene Lee

Chicago Will Get Nissan Leaf Early Because It Loves Electric Cars

The City of Chicago has put so much time and money into supporting electric cars that Nissan has decided to reward Illinois by moving forward the planned Chicago launch of... read more August 26, 2011 by  4

Hertz electric-car rental press event, New York City, September 2010

Hertz, Marriott Bring Electric Cars And Hotels Together In San Francisco

Popular airport rental car firm Hertz has been working alongside Hotel chain Marriott for 30 years to unite weary travelers with a set of wheels while they’re away from... read more August 25, 2011 by  0

2011 Nissan Leaf State of Charge and Miles remaining

Want A More Accurate Battery Gauge For Your Nissan Leaf? Here’s How

Every time a new car launches, someone somewhere will try and improve on whatever its maker produced. Traditionally, this has meant improvements on things like seating... read more August 25, 2011 by  2

Ryan Reynolds Nissan Leaf Spokesperson

2012 Nissan Leaf: The Electric-Car Basics You Need To Know

The 2012 Nissan Leaf is the second generation of Nissan’s all-electric family hatchback, following on from the highly popular 2011 Nissan Leaf. But one year on from the... read more August 19, 2011 by  9

Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack

Got An Electric Car? How About Pre-Paying For Its Next Battery Pack?

We’ve all heard the shock stories -- generally from media outlets which haven’t fully researched the topic -- saying that the battery pack in your electric car... read more August 19, 2011 by  8

Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt

Top Gear Nissan Leaf Episode Sparks Healthy Debate, Positive Reactions

A little over a week ago, the BBC aired an episode of its popular motoring entertainment program Top Gear in which presenters Jeremy Clarkson and James May searched in vain... read more August 9, 2011 by  10


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