Category Archives: Nissan LEAF

Tax refund is on its way

The IRS have approved our tax filing for 2018 and we have $6,160 coming back thanks to the $7,500 EV tax credit on the Model 3 we bought last year. The Tax credit was halved as on January 1st 2019. … Continue reading

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LEAF driver leaves me thinking why? Just Why !?!

In the eight years of driving an EV I have witnessed all manner of good and poor charging etiquette and habits. However, none of my extensive experience has adequately prepared me for today’s bizarre charging of a LEAF. If you … Continue reading

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Model 3 is the first car I’ve owned that adjusts its clock automatically

I fully expected the Model 3 to adjust to daylight savings time and it did. Reflecting on this I realize this is the first car I’ve owned that has adjusted its clock automatically. The 2011 LEAF has two clocks both … Continue reading

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Tesla Long Range Model 3 AWD – First Impressions

Ridiculously Comfortable The premium interior is included with currently available configurations, in the future it will be an option. The option is rumored to be worth $5,000. Worth every penny. Of all of the features available for the Model 3 … Continue reading

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Tesla delivers five days early using “Tesla Direct” service

My Model 3 delivery date was set for 6:30 PM October 30th several weeks ago. and then I got this text at 9:33 am on October 25th. Five and half hours later Jonathon of Tesla arrived with my new Model … Continue reading

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Weird glitch with LEAF while driving – No fault found

I was driving home recently with the family from Texas Roadhouse when the LEAF made a beeping noise and I noticed warning lamps on the dash. One warning lamp was the EV System Warning Lamp. In addition to the warning … Continue reading

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Tesla’s route planner “gas savings” strongly biased towards Model S and X vehicles.

A few months ago Tesla released a route planner to assist prospective owners determine which vehicle would best meet their needs. Having played around with the planner using various vehicle types it seemed the Model S and X vehicles have … Continue reading

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