Tag Archives: Tesla

Cheeky Tesla Driver prompts Newton Nissan to padlock their DC Quick Charge Unit

Update: 2015-05-23. DC Fast Charger no longer padlocked. I visited Newton Nissan for a quick charge and was glad the parking space was open on a busy Saturday afternoon. I was greeted however with a padlock on the quick charge … 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,  means future in Japanese. Is this really the future? To be able to answer that question first we … Continue reading

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Tesla Model S welcomed at Nissan HQ

A Tesla driver from Georgia was visiting Nissan HQ in Franklin TN this morning and he/she took advantage of the visitor charging stations at the Nissan HQ building. The charge port is in the rear on the Model S, so … Continue reading

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1st Tennessee Fast Charger Closes; 1st SuperCharger to open across road

Murphy Express in Chattanooga was the first installation of a CHAdeMO DC Fast Charge Station in Tennessee. CHAdeMO fast chargers are compatible with vehicles like the Nissan LEAF, Mitsubishi i-Miev and Kia Soul EV. The station opened just over 2 years ago. That … Continue reading

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DC Fast charger blocked by an EV parked overnight

“Sorry sir, the keys are locked up and we can’t move it.” The sales staff were very helpful and apologetic but they could not move a LEAF parked in the bay reserved for Quick Charging. So how did that happen? … Continue reading

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Shelbyville and Lewisburg in Tennessee get DC Fast Charge Units

Two smaller cities in Tennessee now have a quick charge unit installed. Why Shelbyville and Lewisburg when larger cities such as Brentwood and Hendersonville do not? An automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei North America INC has facilities in the cities and is … 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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