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Green Overdrive: Test Driving the All-Electric Nissan LEAF!

Posted By Katie Fehrenbacher On July 29, 2010 @ 3:03 pm In automotive,Green Transportation,Innovation | 4 Comments

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For this week’s episode of GigaOM TV’s Green Overdrive [2] video show we test drive the all-electric Nissan LEAF, which will go on sale starting in December in select cities. With a sticker price of $33,000, the LEAF will be arguably the cheapest mainstream, highway legal, all-electric car available (and a good deal less expensive than GM’s Volt). The car itself was smooth to drive, had a nice pick up and had a killer digital dashboard system that shows the driver where the closest plug-in charging station [3] is and what the available range is with the car’s battery state of charge. Are you gonna get one?


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/07/nissan-leaf4.jpg

[2] Green Overdrive: http://earth2tech.com/2010/07/29/green-overdrive-the-nissan-leaf-on-the-road/

[3] plug-in charging station: http://earth2tech.com/2010/07/27/ecotality-unveils-swiss-army-knife-of-telecom-for-electric-car-charging/

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