Tag: nissan leaf
We have the Chevy Volt that nobody wants to buy, the Fisker Karma that used Government money to outsource jobs, and the Tesla roadsters that are having their batteries brick if left uncharged, and now the Nissan Leaf is apparently losing up to 50% of its charge, rendering it almost useless to its owners. There […]
Three wacky Dutchmen decide to prove you really can use the Nissan Leaf electric car like a normal vehicle and they set out to prove this by driving… 779 miles in 24 hours! Living life on the edge in Holland! That works out to 32 MPH!
The trio set out to prove that people can use Holland’s rapid charging stations to recharge the car’s batteries to 80% in only 20-30 minutes! Wow. It takes me about 2 minutes to fill my car’s fuel tank 100%.
No matter how much Liberals talk up electric cars and their future the fact is nobody really wants to actually own one. Chevrolet’s Volt sold a whopping 281 units in February 2011 and Nissan’s Leaf sold 67 copies. By comparison, Honda sells, on average, more than 5,500 Fits per month and Ford sold 23,111 Fusions.
Now is about the time where a Liberal would tell you that the American consumer “doesn’t understand” why they need a Volt or Leaf or how Americans can’t make “intelligent decisions” about which cars they buy. Environmentalists will chime in saying how Americans “misunderstand” the technology behind the Volt and the Lead. President Obama will tell how how those two cars are the “future.”