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An Update on our EV Adventure

So we made it to see all the family yesterday. The LEAF is now in Nashville. The trip took a little longer than we planned, about 5.5 hours, including an hour for lunch.…

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Taking the EV to see Grandma

So we are taking the trip, yes taking the Nissan LEAF from Knoxville to Nashville, TN, about a 185 mile trip. My last post we talked about the new Fast-Chargers that have…

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EV Fast Chargers Deploy in Tennessee

So I plugged the Nissan LEAF into a Blink Level 3- Direct Current (DC) fast charger for the first time today. Cool Stuff! This charger is capable of taking the car from a…

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A Rollicking EV Romp

If you follow this blog regularly, you know that my posts tend towards technical and, well, boring. You'll have to take that up with my editors. I assure you that my first…

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NPR coverage of EVs omits some important facts

I sent the following letter to National Public Radio's (NPR) Morning Edition, I got a form response. It appears to be regular occurrence on NPR's Morning Edition to say negative things about…

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First Impressions of the LEAF

I wanted to share my first impression after driving the Nissan LEAF for the past couple of weeks. While it may be quixotic to think we can ever truly drive “guilt free,” the…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Electric Vehicles a Climate Key for Denmark and the Southeast

The blogpost is co-authored by Anne Blair While all eyes are focused on the commitments the U.S. and other world leaders may make during the climate change negotiations in Copenhagan later this…