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Have Nissan lost worldwide CarWings Data?

According to Nissan CarWings, a vehicle telematics service, I have driven 165 miles so far in December 2013. I know I have covered 700 miles during the same time period. CarWings shows no data whatsoever for my vehicle for the … Continue reading

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Free Period for Quick EV charging comes to a close

For sometime now charges have been levied for public 240v charging. The much faster 400v DC quick charging has remained free. Until now that is. Here is a copy of an email I received today Blink announced they are introducing … Continue reading

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March 2013 sets several records for EV Sales

Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) set several sales records in March 2013. March was the best sales month ever for the Nissan LEAF which recorded 2236 sales. March was also the best month for the Tesla S electric vehicle with an … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Just over a  year ago I posted about charging stations in Nashville being ‘thin on the ground’ with just two charging stations available in the greater Nashville area. Well just over a  year later and in the same geographic region … 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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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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Both Hendersonville McDonald’s get Electric Vehicle Chargers

Public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging comes to Hendersonville TN at last!! Both McDonald’s locations at Hendersonville have had EV chargers* installed in the last few weeks. The Indian Lake store

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Plugshare looking for a business model

PlugShare is a  smartphone app which provides a crowd-sourced database of EV charging stations. PlugShare app users search for charging stations close to where they are. Location is based on the smart phones GPS. If a user finds a station … Continue reading

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Goodlettsville Library adds ChargePoint Level 1 and Level 2 EV chargers

Goodlettsville is one of the first communities in Tennessee to install public access Electric Vehicle (EV) charging. The new library which opened in July 2011 was selected to receive two ChargePoint EV charging points. Each of the pedestals is capable … Continue reading

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Where is the fast charge infrastructure we were promised?

This last weekend I took a trip to Dickson TN. We had to leave the LEAF at home due to a lack of quick chargers in our area. The journey is about 60 miles in each direction making it a … Continue reading

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