Tag: Leaf

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Electric Nissan Leaf Plus
Dec 05, 2019

Shooting Sparks: The Electric Leaf Plus and Kia Niro Head to Head

Jim Motavalli

Battery cars are getting serious, offering more than 200 miles of range and decent performance. Prices are still too high, and charging takes too long, but we're making progress.

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Jul 11, 2014

Nissan Leaf Charging: It's Free!

Jim Motavalli

More stations at work and shopping centers means that half of all Leaf charging is public now, confounding the predictions. Jim Motavalli has the latest on free, public EV charging networks. 

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Feb 27, 2014

Exploring Oregon...In an Electric Car

Jim Motavalli

Ready to visit the EV future? Jim Motavalli heads to Oregon, where 100 fast chargers are strategically located around the state, and no remote corner, pie shop, or brew pub is off limits.

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Nissan Leaf
Nov 16, 2011

Leaving the Leaf: When Anxiety Becomes Anger

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

What's the biggest problem with electric cars? As any blow-dried TV anchorman or ordinarily intelligent house cat can tell you, it's lack of range. Because once you run out of juice, there's literally no going back.

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Aug 03, 2010

Charged Up and Ready to Roll: Volt vs. Leaf

Jim Motavalli

The Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf are two mainstream electric vehicles, with some similarities but also significant differences. If it's highway driving you're after, the Volt is for you. The Leaf will be a great commuter car, but you may need something else for backup.

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