Nissan HQ Upgrade more Rapid Charging Stations

Upgraded DC Fast Charge Stations at Nissan HQ. Click to enlarge.

Upgraded DC Fast Charge Stations at Nissan HQ. Click to enlarge.

Nissan recently upgraded two of their rapid charging stations located in their employee parking lot. The majority of DC Fast Charge stations now sport the new style push on / pull off connectors which are much easier to use than the clasp style that came with the stations initially. There are just a few dealers left with the old style connectors in the Nashville area, my guess is that they will be all upgraded soon.

Firmware was also changed to allow for a 90% charge in the employee parking lot  vs the 80% available charge at the visitor parking lot at HQ.

It’s good to see the DC Fast charge network get a little TLC. The DC Fast charge units have been very reliable in the Nashville area this summer. In past years they overheated in the summer months, equipment and maintenance modifications have all but eliminated the reliability issues.

Bad Etiquette from Nissan employee blocking DC Fast Charge Station. Click to enlarge.

Bad Etiquette from Nissan employee blocking DC Fast Charge Station.

Unfortunately some drivers choose to park their LEAF in a charging space without plugging in and charging their vehicle. This denies someone else from charging their vehicle. Tut Tut Nissan employee, you know better.

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