Category Archives: Opinion

Rapid charging space blocked overnight by EV driver.

It’s bad enough when an EV charging space is blocked by an SUV, that’s inconsiderate at best. What’s worse? When an EV driver parks his/her EV in a rapid charging space and leaves it overnight. As you can see in … Continue reading

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Nissan Electric Vehicle Initiative collapses in US

Six years ago Nissan were one of only three manufacturers that sold electric vehicles and the LEAF established itself as a leading EV the world over, especially in the USA where sales took off in 2013/14. Fast forward six years … Continue reading

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Waze and LEAF Spy Pro – Say goodbye to Range Anxiety, gain Range Awareness

If you own or drive a LEAF you’ll want to take advantage of two smart phone apps. LEAF Spy Pro and Waze. The combination of these two apps will turn your range anxiety into a solid range awareness. You will … Continue reading

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Why Green Buildings discourage the adoption of EV’s

The Importance of Workplace Charging A key driver to EV adoption is workplace charging. Workplaces that have EV charging facilities are reported to see twenty times the usual EV adoption rate. The reason is clear, our top destination is work. … Continue reading

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Third capacity bar lost – Replacement battery anticipated within the next year.

This weekend saw the third capacity bar on my LEAF dashboard turn off. This is confirmation that the battery degradation is now quite advanced and I can expect to replace the battery within the next 12 months. My LEAF is … Continue reading

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60,000 Miles and Counting….

I surpassed the 60,000 mile mark in the LEAF this week. I have had the vehicle for 3 1/2 years so I have averaged about 17,000 miles per year. Electric┬áCar Drivers drive 50% further than Gas car drivers. I drive … Continue reading

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Evolution of Electric and Hydrogen vehicles – what is the future?

Toyota have announced a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle and claim this is the future of motoring. The name of the car, Mirai, ┬ámeans future in Japanese. Is this really the future? To be able to answer that question first we … Continue reading

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