Tag Archives: Nissan

Are people forgetting about the EV driver?

Over the past couple of years there have been some great strides in the creation of a national charging network suitable for long distance travel in the UK. There were a few false starts with several start up companies jumping on the bandwagon, or at least trying to, with bold announcements about covering the country … Continue reading Are people forgetting about the EV driver?

Comments on Nissan Press Release Today on Free Chargers

So finally we get a little news from Nissan regarding their free fast chargers but to be honest it is still short on detail. What they do say is: Nissan is also helping to establish the infrastructure needed if the EV is to make a significant contribution to inner-city air quality. By the end of … Continue reading Comments on Nissan Press Release Today on Free Chargers

Is this a Lost Opportunity to Create a National fast Charge Network?

A while back Nissan made the unprecedented announcement that they were donating, completely free, about 60 of their new design fast chargers to the UK. The EV community got very excited by this. At last it looked like the UK could have a viable fast charge network allowing EVs to easily travel throughout the UK. … Continue reading Is this a Lost Opportunity to Create a National fast Charge Network?

Are Electric Cars Ready for the Masses?

I have been a staunch supporter and promoter of electric vehicles (EVs) over the past year. I have often tried to persuade people that 80 miles range is perfectly adequate for most trips and most days for most people but whilst I know that this is true even I feel that we need more range. … Continue reading Are Electric Cars Ready for the Masses?

Getting back on the horse

So, what has happened over the past week apart from my self-enforced exile? Firstly, and rather importantly, Nissan have finally responded to the issue of them supplying dangerously wired plugs on the Nissan Leaf charge cable. I received a letter from Nissan, presumably sent out to all owners, explaining the problem and asking owners to … Continue reading Getting back on the horse