Category Archives: Cost Benefit

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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On track to save $10,000 in Fuel

Over the life of the LEAF (assuming 100,0000 mile life) I am on track to save over $10,000 in fuel expenses compared to the Chevy Malibu I had previously which was frugal anyway, I got 25mpg while driving the Malibu. … Continue reading

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LEAF second hand market sputters

Two additional LEAF’s for sale on eBay motors have only one bid between them. It appears the initial interest in picking up LEAF’s on the second hand market is falling off. This is no doubt due to the 2012 LEAF … Continue reading

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Second LEAF on eBay Motors up for grabs.

A second LEAF has been put under the hammer at eBay Motors. The first LEAF listed did not sell. It will interesting to see if this one gets any more interest. The seller has a good reputation which should help, … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF – Scrunching the numbers

Does the Nissan LEAF actually save you money? Quick Answer – Yes, if the cost of Gas is above $2.86 and the government offers incentives to the tune of $10,000. If it wasn’t for the Government incentives, the financial case … Continue reading

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