Category Archives: Electric Car

Trio of new Plug In Hybrids spotted in the wild, BMW X5, Honda Clarity and Mitsubishi Outlander.

It always interesting to spot a car for the first time in the wild. Did St. Patrick’s day come early as I found three PHEV’s in the clover today all plugged in and charging? Here are some images of the … Continue reading

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After one year, how my new battery is wearing

The original battery in my 2011 LEAF was worn enough to be replaced at 88,000 miles and I did end up replacing it at 99,000 miles. That was towards the end of 2016, 15 months later I checked to see … Continue reading

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Nissan agree to refund $1,000 of my recent repair bill !!

A few weeks ago my LEAF’s onboard charger failed and I was left with a $2,581 repair bill. This is just 8 months after replacing the battery. I decided to call Nissan Consumer Affairs and ask for out of warranty … Continue reading

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Tesla Roadster spotted in Nashville

With only 2,450 Roadsters sold worldwide, it is very rare to see one in person. Anywhere. Never mind Nashville. It’s thought only 1,500 Roadsters were sold in the US. This is a collectors car for sure. The car is tiny … Continue reading

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Another expensive out-of-warranty repair

One morning recently when I unplugged and started my vehicle I saw a warning lamp on the dashboard. I had seen this lamp once several years before after charging at a faulty public charging station. I wasn’t too concerned, the … Continue reading

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RAV4 EV Spotted in Nashville

Seeing a RAV4 EV is much like spotting a unicorn. Especially in Tennessee. Toyota sold just 2,492 of the second generation RAV4 EV’s in the US starting in September 2012 until the end of 2014. (A handful were sold in … Continue reading

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BMW 330e spotted in Nashville

It seems hardly a day goes by without me spotting another type of electric vehicle on the streets of Nashville. Today I saw a BMW 330e plugged in at work. This car has Florida tags so may just be visiting. … Continue reading

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