A Toyota Prius Owner Test Drives A Nissan LEAF

“Well I can tell you the first thing I like about Nissans in general — is that I love their seats — the way they hug your body. The seats in my hybrid are not as nice.” Diego Alejandro continues: “This is really cool. I love all the high-tech stuff, the way it sounds when you turn it on. I like the sound. It sounds futuristic. It sounds like a jet.”

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Nissan’s EVs Can Provide Resilient Power & Mobile Emergency Backup

I like the breeze off the Gulf of Mexico, but it’s sometimes too strong — the summer hurricane season is upon us, and who knows what’s around the corner? Those essential services we typically take for granted can stop quickly, and then be gone for hours or even days. The dark is nice for a change, but the food might spoil. No lights, no electricity, no cooling, no heating, no stove, no refrigeration — lacking these essentials for long presents a huge challenge for 21st century creatures.

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Nissan LEAF Black Edition Now On Sale In UK

Nissan has a hot new model in town (in the UK) and it is stylish — the Nissan LEAF Black Edition. The always zero-emission LEAF is impressive in any style, in my humble opinion. The LEAF Black Edition proves there’s no need to compromise on style to be perfectly clean. Take notice of the extras as well. One of those: the first 200 customers will receive a free in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Nissan Adopts Series Hybrid System To Lower EV Costs

The Nissan Note e-Power is a series hybrid that is sort of like a Chevy Volt and sort of like a Toyota Prius. It is part of the company’s push to reduce the cost of EVs by sharing parts between several models. The LEAF and the Note e-Power use the same motor and electronics.

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Hawaiian Utility Companies Offering Up To $10,000 EV Rebate To Nissan LEAF Buyers

Two Hawaiian utility companies are offering up to a $10,000 EV rebate to buyers of the Nissan LEAF electric car. The rebate is available through the end of March.

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EV Advertising By Major Manufacturers Is Missing In Action, Presumed Dead

A study distributed by the Sierra Club shows that car companies spend no more than 1.25% of their annual advertising budgets promoting electric cars. But that doesn’t stop them from complaining long and loud that no one want to buy an electric car.

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