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Rick DeMeis
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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
Rick DeMeis   4/4/2011 4:55:50 PM
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Nominal range is listed as 100 miles, which varies with temperature and the way you drive. With the 110V charger supplied with the car, a full charge from zero takes about 20 hrs. With a commercial DC charge station, this goes down to 30 minutes for an 80% charge.

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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
Rick DeMeis   4/4/2011 4:52:52 PM
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This morning the outside air temp was 40F (4C), with a charge of 0.833 of maximum, the computer told me I had a range of 90 miles. When I turned on the climate control, the range figure dropped to 75 mi.

JudeLD
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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
JudeLD   4/2/2011 2:58:10 PM
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How is roadside assistance handled? If you run out of juice will AAA tow the vehicle or have a charger? Or will AAA simply exclude electric vehicles from free towing?

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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
_hm   4/1/2011 4:18:24 PM
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What is the predicted cost of ownership for 10 years usage of the car? How does it compare with that of Nissan Versa?

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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
BicycleBill   4/1/2011 12:29:58 PM
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Let us know how it handles in slush and snow, and how much using the heater reduces your range!

Salio
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re: EXCLUSIVE! I'm driving a Nissan Leaf EV for a few days
Salio   4/1/2011 3:57:27 AM
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It looks like a cool car. How many miles are you able to get out of it? Is this a pure EV? How do you recharge the battery and how long does it take to recharge?

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