Monthly Archives: November 2011

To charge or not to charge?

Currently use of public charging stations is free, however that situation may change come January of 2012 with some business owners such as Cracker BarrelĀ  proposing to levy fees for using the electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE). The internet culture … Continue reading

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Nissan CarWings Outage

This morning several Nissan LEAF owners have complained that they can no longer use the remote vehicle access via ‘CarWings’ Nissan’s vehicle telematics service. I too have had issues. Initially the CarWings service simply reported it was unable to communicate … Continue reading

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Ooops. Amazon recommends Oil and Fuel Injectors for a Nissan LEAF

Amazon sell everything, auto parts included. I found a feature where you provide the vehicle year make and model and it suggests items that fit that vehicle. They state proudly that We found 335 products that fit the 2011 Nissan … Continue reading

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Birds make a ‘deposit’ on Cracker Barrels new EV chargers in Gallatin, TN.

Cracker Barrel in Gallatin TN becomes the first business in Gallatin to get a public Electric vehicle (EV) Charger (not counting the Nissan Dealership, Newton Nissan). I called by Wednesday evening to check them out and found both units available … Continue reading

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