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Nissan Leaf review

Nissan Leaf review. For – quiet, gutsy drive; great if your commute is short and regular. Against – too expensive, unpredictable range. *** £29,490 (before £5,000 government grant) SILVERSTONE, England – Nissan has given its Leaf electric car a more powerful 30 Kw battery, which it says increases range by at least 25 per cent. […]

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Prius Plug-In Promises Great Economy, No Range Anxiety

Leaf’s Battery-Only Case So Weak, It Threatens Edsel-Like Debacle Derision From Top Gear, Sunday Times Story Will Make Buyers Wary “The Prius and the Volt don’t promise a perfect solution to the problems of emissions, but they provide a sensible, practical compromise”. I’ve been driving the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid, a new high-technology fuel-efficient car […]

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Volt Versus Leaf; No-Contest, But Time Will Tell

Volt Versus Leaf; No-Contest, But Time Will Tell “Wouldn’t it make more sense for battery-only vehicles to be much less ambitious – cheap and cheerful little golf-cart like vehicles used for a quick jaunt down to the shops?” “surprising thing is that battery-only projects survived after the Volt, and improved plug-in hybrids appeared I wonder […]

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Nissan Leaf – European Car Of The Year 2011

First Winner To Be Unreliable, Probably Dangerous, Unaffordable Hybrids, Plug-Ins The Way Forward Not Batteries “only exists to please politicians who see advantages to their careers from appearing to be green without bothering to check out the facts” The Nissan Leaf, the battery-powered vehicle named European Car of the Year for 2011, is the first […]

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Nissan Leaf review

Nearing Launch Date, Gets Plug From Glen Beck Even Fox News star Glen Beck seems to have jumped on the publicity bandwagon for Nissan’s electric car, the Leaf. Beck, in a sarcastic “apology” to President Obama for saving GM, referred to the $41,000 Chevrolet Volt as having a range of 40 miles. “It goes 40, […]

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