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Electric car charging DC Fast Charging

DC Fast EV Charging: The key to Future Electric Car Growth?

Anyone with a Nissan Leaf likely knows where every single CHAdeMo DC Fast Charger is to fill up his or her car. At present, there are three Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Standards in the USA and they are Telsa’s proprietary charging system, the Japanese CHAdeMo standard, and the USA’s SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard.
Nissan CEO driving self-driven car

Self-Driven Car Implementation Hinges on V2V WiFi Spectrum

Self-Driving Cars have been in the news lately and one key ingredient in the mix is becoming an issue. Turns out back in 1999 the FCC granted WiFi Spectrum to the auto industry and now technology has changed everything. At odds are the self-driving cars made by tech industry heavyweights Google and Apple compared to Nissan, Ford, GM and others. The prize now is the WiFi Spectrum and the tech industry has eyes on the automakers allocation.
2016 Nissan Leaf Redesign Concept

2016 Nissan Leaf Redesign Concepts Found

Earlier I wrote about some design and concept changes that could be part of the 2016 or 2017 Nissan Leaf. While many people do not appreciate the current Nissan Leaf design, there are those that appreciate the design elements like the headlights that have a very distinct reason for looking the way they look. Either way, whether you love the Nissan Leaf’s current design or not, there have been some concept visions of found online that show some interesting ideas as to what the Nissan Leaf could become.
Juke small-overlap test

Small-overlap Crash Test Takes Its Toll as IIHS Releases Results for Nissan

The 2015 model year is well on its way and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is nearing completion of its crash test results publications for various makes and models. Among them, Nissan has been hit especially hard with the problematic small-overlap front crash test.
Nissan LEAF

Millions of Miles of Range In A Standard Nissan LEAF

What if you could drive from Maine to Florida and not even need to stop for a charge while driving your Nissan Leaf. Forget about all the EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) that has been installed by Tesla for their Model S Electric Car. Technology is scheduled to be tested in England that will enable just that. Long Distance travel with no stops for charging.
Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S

What Will Happen if EV Market Moves Up 1% of The US Car Market

Nissan LEAF and Tesla Model S have started a true revolution as well as the other companies that are producing Electric Vehicles and Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Since the US market has seen the almost exponential growth in both these types of cars what will happen if this car segment moves out from the early adopter phase into the main stream market phase?
Nissan LEAF

When will Nissan Leaf Drivers declare Range Anxiety Dead?

Recently I posted an article that Nissan’s next version of the Leaf is planned to have 330 miles of range. Another article read that Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn stated range will be 3 and 4 times the current Leaf Range. Well that means 300 to 400 miles. So you know it is coming and the energy density of LiFePo4 cells are improving every day. Here is my surprise.

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