Category Archives: Blink

Blink increase cost of EV charging by 140% in Tennessee and many other states.

Starting September 2nd 2014 Blink have changed their fee structure. In many states they are switching to charging per kWh, which is both fair and advantageous to owners of older LEAF’s that charge more slowly than recent models. In states … Continue reading

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Embassy Suites Hospitality Turns Sour

After six weeks of hospitality by the Embassy Suites I was asked to move on. Here’s the story. Change of Office Location My employer relocated to Crescent Centre Drive in Franklin on Friday June 13th 2014. Co-incidentally my employer held … Continue reading

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Mapco Installation makes 6 Rapid Chargers in Cool Springs Area

No prizes for guessing why Cool Springs gets so many Quick Charge Units which are compatible with LEAF (and Mitsubishi) vehicles. Yep its the home of Nissan US HQ. At Nissan headquarters there are three units on site, another Mapco … Continue reading

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Three More Tennessee Dealer Quick Chargers Installed

According to Plugshare.com three more Tennessee dealers have had Quick Charge Units installed recently. This now makes 5 Dealer Quick Charge units are now installed and operational. Of the three new ones One is at Nissan of Murfreesboro just a … Continue reading

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LEAF takes its first unscheduled visit to the shop. Cost? $0.00 plus free fuel and car wash!

Over the 2 1/2 years I’ve owned my LEAF a few minor issues have occurred with a speaker failure and window winder both of which waited until the next scheduled maintenance for repair under warranty. This last week I had … Continue reading

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Carcharging likely to end Free EV Charging at Kohl’s and other Blink sites

On a recent Webinar hosted by the San Francisco Bay area LEAF owners, CarCharging (who recently purchased the assets of the bankrupt Ecotality/Blink Network) answered any and all questions posed to them by Webinar participants. The purchase is just a … Continue reading

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Life Just Got Easier for EV Owners

Blink Networks have just announced that with immediate effect all of the 4,000 public charging stations in their network will no longer require a ZIP code to be entered to begin a charging session. Hurray!! This is a very welcome … Continue reading

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