Monthly Archives: August 2011

Goodlettsville Library adds ChargePoint Level 1 and Level 2 EV chargers

Goodlettsville is one of the first communities in Tennessee to install public access Electric Vehicle (EV) charging. The new library which opened in July 2011 was selected to receive two ChargePoint EV charging points. Each of the pedestals is capable … Continue reading

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1st Middle Tennessee LEAF Meetup a success!!

The turn out at the 1st Middle Tennessee LEAF meetup at Nissan US manufacturing and logistics facility at Smyrna TN  was a resounding success!! I counted 9 LEAF’s, most of which quickly hooked up to the Blink Level 2 solar … Continue reading

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Where is the fast charge infrastructure we were promised?

This last weekend I took a trip to Dickson TN. We had to leave the LEAF at home due to a lack of quick chargers in our area. The journey is about 60 miles in each direction making it a … Continue reading

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LEAF second hand market sputters

Two additional LEAF’s for sale on eBay motors have only one bid between them. It appears the initial interest in picking up LEAF’s on the second hand market is falling off. This is no doubt due to the 2012 LEAF … Continue reading

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mynissanleaf web forums suspended

One of the most active Nissan LEAF forums mynissanleaf.com  is offline this morning. Visitors to the site are greeted with the message “This account has been suspended. Please contact the billing/support department as soon as possible”. Judging by the error … Continue reading

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First Experience with ‘Range Anxiety’

This weekend we ventured out further than we have before. After doing routine journeys the vehicle was left with a  75% charge. We planned to go to PF Chang’s for dinner. The round trip of 46 miles was easily in … Continue reading

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7th LEAF goes on sale at eBay – Looks promising

A dealer is trying to sell a used LEAF on eBay and already has several bids for the vehicle. The reserve is not met yet, but the interest level is quite high for a newly listed item. I figure this … Continue reading

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