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  1. Kymberli Colbourne The Voice Of Choice In car.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Voices

    ... home studio, reading your script from my 'no-printing-needed' iPad TelePrompter, with my 100% electric Nissan Leaf plugged in just outside the studio door -- I truly live and breathe the green life and can deliver high-impact audio from my ...

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  2. Volkswagen e-GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Car Connection

    ... other Golf. The powertrain and technical specs of the Volkswagen e-Golf almost echo those of the market-leading Nissan Leaf. Both use air-cooled lithium-ion battery packs of about 24 kilowatt-hours to power electric motors that drive the front ...

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  3. Unveiling of a Plug-In Electric Vehicle-Vehicle to Grid (PEV-V2G) Fleet at Los Angeles Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... LAAFB fleet will consist of 42 vehicles, the largest PEV fleet in the federal government. The vehicles are: 13 Nissan LEAF sedans; 13 VIA plug-in hybrid vans; five Ford F-150 pickup trucks retrofitted with EVAOS hybrid electric kits; four Ford C-MAX ...

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  4. Automakers in race to double range of affordable EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Automotive News

    ... are readying a new generation of mass-market electric cars with more than double the driving range of today's Nissan Leaf, betting that technical breakthroughs by big battery suppliers such as LG Chem will jump-start demand and pull them abreast of ...

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  5. Nissan says Leaf battery packs are nearly bulletproofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Autoblog

    Like the old 1970s Schoolhouse Rock song , three, indeed, is the magic number. That's how many Nissan Leaf batteries have conked out in Europe during the past four-plus years.

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  6. Automakers seek to double range of electric cars and keep them affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | INAUTONEWS

    Global carmakers are already hard at work developing the next generation of mass-market battery-powered vehicles that should come with a driving range at least double that of current offerings, such as the Nissan Leaf. The companies rely almost exclusively on forecasted technical breakthroughs coming not only from giant battery makers such as LG Chem, but also from incoming technological startups that drive up the innovation process.

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  7. 1972 BMW 1602e EV concept looks gloriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Autoblog

    ... made by Bosch. The result was a battery pack that weighed about 770 pounds (A quick modern-day comparison: a Nissan Leaf battery pack weighs about 480 pounds). Bimmer recently posted a two-and-a-half minute video about the project. The clip doesn't ...

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  8. Green Things and Budget Buddies at Vancouver's International Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... with the auto show, Driveway is also running its Plug-In to Win contest - enter here until Sunday to win a Nissan LEAF , and the winner will be announced on March 30.) Tonight, Tuesday, is the show's grand opening, and tomorrow (March 25) is the ...

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  9. These are the top ten cities for owning an electric carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | AutoWeek

    It's no secret that owning a pure-electric car like a Nissan Leaf or a Tesla Model S is easier in some cities more than others, and not just because of the number of electric sockets. Chargepoint , the operator of the world's largest EV charging network, has compiled a list of the top ten best locations in the U.S. to own an electric car, based on the number of charging stations and the number of registered electric cars.

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WJNO

    ... part is about the electric car being a second car, where any benefits are reversed. The total carbon output of a Nissan Leaf over 90,000 miles is 31 tons (only 3 tons better than a standard Mercedes sedan) The total carbon output over 90,000 of a ...

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  11. Electric car scheme at Borders CollegeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Berwickshire News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Borders College has embarked on a number of key sustainability initiatives and has also purchased two Nissan Leaf 100 per cent electric cars to add to their fleet.

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  12. Cars (and Trees) Will Glow Adam K. RaymondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New York Magazine

    Recently, the only phosphorescent car in the world, the all-electric Nissan LEAF, was driven on the only highway in the world that uses phosphorescent paint to illuminate traffic lanes. The result: a compelling peek at the potential future of night, with bright lights replaced by glowing roads powered by the sun.

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  13. Recharge Wrap-up: BYD building e6 for Taiwan, Formula E announces season two test datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Autoblog

    ... . Nissan and Ricker Oil are partnering to bring EV fast charging to Ricker's Convenience Stores in Indianapolis. Nissan Leaf customers who purchase beginning April 1 will be able to charge for free at the nine locations as part of the automaker's " ...

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  14. Scientists Convert Packing Peanuts Into Better Battery PartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Switched

    ... Volt, an electric hybrid vehicle, has a range of about 35 miles before a gas engine kicks in. The all-electric Nissan Leaf gets an equivalent to 99 mpg. But the main concern is the youth of the industry. At home charging stations are recommended for ...

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  15. Nissan reports failure rate of LEAF battery pack in Europe of less than 0.01%Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Green Car Congress

    ... Warranty Direct is based on analysis of a basket of 50,000 cars aged 3-6 years old over a five-year period. The Nissan LEAF recorded a 33% increase in sales in 2014 over the previous year, taking more than a quarter of the burgeoning electric car ...

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  16. Nissan Delivers 75,000th All-Electric LEAF in the U.S. to Oregon FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Auto Channel

    March 23, 2015: Nissan celebrated with Rishabh Mehandru of Portland, Oregon, as he purchased the 75,000th Nissan LEAF in the United States. This is Mehandru's second Nissan LEAF after leasing his first one two years ago in an effort to reduce the emissions he was putting into the air.

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  17. Nissan LEAF Battery Reliably Outperforms Cynics, Critics and AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Auto Channel

    ... but with sales climbing month-on-month I struggle to see how these myths continue to be regurgitated today." The Nissan LEAF has smashed its own sales record with a 33 percent increase in sales in 2014 over the previous year, taking more than a ...

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  18. 'Yuppie bling': Andy Wells criticizes St. John's electric car projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CBC News

    St. John's council may be buying two Nissan Leaf electric vehicles, pictured above, for a pilot project. Former St. John's mayor Andy Wells is calling on the city to reconsider its electric car pilot project, mocking the plan as a sop to the guilt-ridden "eco-affluent."

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  19. Pictures and Video: The Nissan SunnyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | 72point Digital Hub

    This is the moment an electric car became the first glow-in-the-dark vehicle to be driven across the world's first glow-in-the-dark motorway The unique Nissan Leaf has a special coating which soaks up UV lighting during the day and glows for up to ten hours after dark. The 600-metre stretch of road, in Oss, was conceived by designer Daan Roosegaarde to help guide drivers in the dark, while saving energy that might otherwise be used in street lighting.

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  20. Nissan announces $250K donation to six HBCUsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | University Business

    ... and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the ...

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