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Commented On: Fast Chargers Proliferate For Nissan Leafs, New Etiquette Issue Arises


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I was thinking more of my Leaf as that's what Nissan recommends, but I routinely charge my ModS to 90% which is a "standard charge" 238/265 rated miles.

Commented On: Fast Chargers Proliferate For Nissan Leafs, New Etiquette Issue Arises


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Charging to just 80% is good for battery life. Stop there if you don't need the additional range immediately, but go to 100% if you do.

Commented On: Renault Study Shows Electric Cars Far Greener Than Gasoline--In France


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Add an abundance of clean hydro power in France too.

Commented On: When Do Electric-Car Tax Credits Expire?


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I bought a Toyota Camry Hybrid in 2008 just after the $1000 tax credit phaseout for that model. Toyota lowered the MSRP by $1000, so in my personal experience the answer is yes.

Commented On: Sales Surprise: Battery-Electric Cars Are Outselling Plug-In Hybrids


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Agree!

Commented On: Sales Surprise: Battery-Electric Cars Are Outselling Plug-In Hybrids


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While the stats are encouraging for EV enthusiasts (me included with both a ModS and a Leaf), these figures are a little skewed by Tesla, in that when do you consider a Tesla car sold... when it's ordered (a purchase commitment) or when it's delivered (paid for)? Tesla was clearing a large backlog of previous year orders at the beginning of the reporting period. July - December will give us a more accurate picture.

Commented On: Blink Tests Different Pricing Models For Fast Charging Electric Cars


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I would rather see them charge by the kWh rather than by session. However, if I took 20 kWh for my Leaf in a session, at $5 per session, that works out to .25 cents per kWh which I could live with.

Commented On: Yes, Teslas Can Tow: Model S Trailer Hitch Installation (Video)


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Just a word of advice... Read your Model S warranty EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS before making this addition (modification) to the car.

Commented On: Nissan To Add Electric-Car Fast Charging At More Than 100 Dealers


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A great move by Nissan as long as the dealers allow all Leafs to charge and not just the ones purchased and serviced at that dealership.

Commented On: Do Tesla Model S And Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid Compete?


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The appeal of Model S goes far beyond its all electric power train, but for those without strong feelings EV vs. PHEV, the decision may well come down to which car, in their opinion, has the better suite of features and amenities expected in a luxury sport sedan.
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