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2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: Is there a fast-charging problem?

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: Is there a fast-charging problem?

As Tesla has shown, not all fast charging is created equal. Now owners of the new 2018 Nissan Leaf are complaining that the car's "fast" charging is not always as fast as advertised. Owners have found that the car's electronic management software dials back charging speeds with each successive fast... read more

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Prof. John Kelly on battery life in Nissan leaf, Chevy Bolt EV [video: Weber State University, Utah]

Battery life of 2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars: what manuals suggest

It's one of the major questions for any electric-car buyer: How long will the battery pack last? And what would it cost to replace it if I do need a new one sometime down the... read more March 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Which electric car is your favorite? Twitter poll results

Many times our polls deal with weighty issues—climate change, renewable energy, the effects of denying science—or survey expectations for the future. But... read more March 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Which electric car is your favorite? Take our Twitter poll

This week's Geneva auto show has seen lots of news about new electric cars, but almost all of them come from luxury brands. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has made its debut, Aston... read more March 6, 2018 by


 
Two 2018 Nissan Leafs with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Joyce Kilmer travel plaza, Feb 2018

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: four-day winter road-trip review

The first generation of mass-priced electric cars with ranges of 60 to 90 miles simply didn't have enough range to be used outside predictable daily commute duties and local... read more February 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan and partners have now sold 540,000 plug-in electric vehicles

Of the 90 million or so new vehicles sold globally last year, plug-in electric cars made up only a tiny proportion, roughly 1 percent. But the auto industry works on long... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Looking at leases on 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: how do they stack up?

This past Tuesday, the 2018 Nissan Leaf—an entirely redesigned second generation of the pioneering electric car—officially went on sale in the U.S. It's quicker... read more January 28, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car gets 151-mile EPA range rating

When the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car was unveiled last fall, the company said it would have a range of "140 miles or more." That had risen to "150 miles or more" by the end... read more January 27, 2018 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

300,000th Nissan Leaf electric car delivered as new version kicks off

Nissan, the first automaker in the world to launch a mass-priced electric car, has a reason to celebrate this week. The automaker said on Monday it delivered the 300,000th... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf electric car, test-driven by Shiva of Fremont, California, Oct 2017

2018 Nissan Leaf: an early Leaf driver's impressions (he has a Tesla too)

First sales of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the pioneering electric car, should come this month. But Nissan has quietly been showing the 2018 Leaf to... read more January 2, 2018 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

Could Tennessee top Michigan in U.S. electric-car production (if not California)?

Today, battery-electric cars are built in volume at only three locations across the entire United States. Tesla builds its three different electric models in Fremont... read more December 15, 2017 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car now rolling off lines in Tennessee

The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car will start to appear at Nissan dealers in January, the company said Monday. That availability came in an announcement that the... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf preview

The 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car represents the second generation and a thorough redesign and update of the highest-selling electric car in the world. Although we still... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Nissan Leaf

If any electric car aside from the Tesla Model 3 can be called "long-awaited," it would be the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf. First thought to arrive as a 2016 model, it was... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf, Denver, Colorado, Mar 2016  [photo: owner Andrew Ganz]

Old Nissan Leaf vs new Chevrolet Bolt EV: owners weigh in

Sometimes, the best information comes straight from the horseless carriage-owner’s mouth. If you want to learn just how good or bad an electric vehicle is, it makes... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Sportier Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept for Tokyo show; powertrain upgrades unclear

After announcing the 2018 Nissan Leaf in September, Nissan hinted that a Nismo variant was on the way to tap into a rather different electric car market. Now we've learned... read more October 9, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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