Electric Vehicles

Nissan Leaf

Man Says Nissan Doesn't Give a Dime for LEAF Battery That Went to 8 Bars at 58K Miles

Today I was reading a public forum on SF Bay Nissan Leaf Owners group on Facebook, in which one Leaf owner fills that Nissan should compensate him for his battery going to 8 bars at 58K miles. Some owners suggest that his dealer should advocate for him. Should Nissan compensate in this case?
nissan leaf vs chevy bolt

Leaf Owner Says Nissan is Year Behind Its Competitors, Puts a Deposit for Bolt While Other Owners React

"2012 Leaf - best car I've ever owned. However, now Nissan is a year behind its competitors, and my lease is up. So, today I put a $500 refundable deposit down on a Bolt," writes David Karpman in SF Bay Area Nissan Leaf Owners Group. Which dealers are taking deposits for Bolts?
Tesla Model S

Tesla Autonomy and Math: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy the Reaction

Yes, Netizens, I made a ten mile range mistake in my math in my article on the Chevy Bolt vs. the Tesla model 3, something I assure you Elon would have never done. This is what happens when you really, really want to get the column done and delivered late at night when your math skills tend to decline as the hours on the clock go up. I will state for the record, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa! The reaction has been amazing and amusing.

LG Chem- - the Unsung Hero For Chevrolet’s Bolt EV and a Great Example of Collaboration

While the range on the Chevrolet Bolt is very impressive, the car also brims with other innovative technology: customizable infotainment screen (hardware and software designed by LG), surround vision (allowing a bird’s eye view of the vehicle), rear camera view (which eliminates the blind spots when the driver backs up the vehicle), 4G data sharing, and Apple Carplay/Android Auto connectivity. Journalists were surprised by the car’s agile feel and verve on pre-production units. 0-60 mph is expected at 7 seconds.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Autopilot Implications

Tesla and AutoPilot Have Massive Implications

Tesla is helping to launch a transformed future. Tesla Motors is best known for being a disruptor of the automotive industry through its popularization of Electric Vehicles now and not thirty years into the future. Its foray into self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles, may prove to be equally disruptive of the auto industry.
SolidEnergy super battery for electric cars

Story of a Tesla Fanboy's Fascination With The SolidEnergy Battery

Super batteries for electric cars are announced and crash and burn within weeks of the announcement. Many of them are "laboratory batteries' with short lives, high costs, and impossible to scale up for commercial manufacture. But consider this announcement. In spite of myself, I’m a little excited about it.

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