Tag: Nissan

29 Posts

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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NYC Taxi Nissan NV200
May 16, 2011

The Great New York City Taxi Caper

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

When New York City launched a contest, "A Taxi of Tomorrow," in 2007, the predominant cab on its streets was the Ford Crown Victoria, a large, gas-slurping piece of retro-tech with roots dating back to the 1970s.

minivans Nissan NV 2500

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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recommendations for a van for a veterinarian
Sep 01, 2003

Recommendations for an SUV/van that could be a "vet-mobile"...and my personal vehicle to boot?

Dear Car Talk

I'm looking for a vehicle to be my vet-mobile I'm a mobile veterinarian and am looking for a used SUV minivan with four-wheel drive that's durable for horrible nasty roads lots of snow and llama spit I have a fiberglass...

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Apr 01, 1998

Timing belt maintenance isn't included in your Stanza's owner's manual...but you should still change it.

Dear Car Talk

I have an ' Nissan Stanza with about miles on it It has been a wonderful car and I've taken good care of it Recently I went in for new tires and the Goodyear store took me for a ride...

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Aug 01, 1995

Any recommendations for an SUV in 1995?

Dear Car Talk

My question concerns buying a sport utility vehicle I am enamored with the way the Jeep Grand Cherokee looks but I've heard some disaster stories about its performance Consumer Reports does not recommend it My next choices are the Isuzu...

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Apr 01, 1992

Which truck would you buy?

Dear Car Talk

If you had to buy an extended cab four wheel drive pick up truck which would you choose from this list Toyota Nissan Chevy S- Dodge Dakota Ford Ranger My main concerns are quality price handling and looks Paulo RAY...

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Aug 01, 1990

"Go forth, my son, buyeth yourself a used Nissan."

Dear Car Talk

I am looking for a used X pickup I'd like to get a - with a V- and extended cab I like the styling of the Nissan Are they good reliable trucks Edward RAY I can tell already that this...

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