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2011 Nissan Leaf electric car crosses 150,000 miles of commuting (updated)

2011 Nissan Leaf electric car crosses 150,000 miles of commuting (updated)

Many drivers with a 130-mile round-trip each day to work and back might deem the 73-mile EPA-rated range of a 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car far too little to qualify for the commute. Not Steve Marsh, though. The Washington resident continues to rack up miles in his early Leaf. He crossed 100,000... read more

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Tesla Model S owner David Metcalf after covering more than 400 miles [photo: Gene Kruckemyer]

How Far Will A Tesla Model S Go? One Owner Did 405 Miles

Back in May, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released range estimates for the 2012 Model S. While the company predicted that 250-300 miles would be typical for the largest, 85... read more December 10, 2012 by 17

Men's Health 2012 Ford Focus Electric, to be driven from New York to Los Angeles, April 2012

2012 Ford Focus Electric To Do Cross-Country Road Trip

The big worry for battery electric cars is range anxiety, so what better way to shake up that thinking than by driving one cross-country? That's the idea behind a growing... read more April 2, 2012 by 8

2011 Nissan Leaf

Hyper-ranging: Nissan Leaf Owners Take on Mileage Challenge

How far can a 2011 Nissan Leaf really go on a single charge? It’s a question we’re often asked, but one which is particularly difficult to answer since it relies... read more June 9, 2011 by 2


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