Does the Nissan LEAF Have an Achilles Heel?

August 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Eco, Eco Tech, Green

Starting tomorrow, you can officially order a Nissan LEAF , and I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that we’ve been pretty excited about this vehicle.  It will be the first mass-produced all-electric car on the market and, with federal and state incentives included, it will also be affordable.  But I’m getting a bit nervous as well. As we’ve mentioned before , this crowning of the LEAF as the inaugural mass market electric vehicle is both a blessing and a curse for Nissan and those of us who strongly support electric cars.  The LEAF will enjoy a bit of fame, but a lot of pressure rests on its wheels to prove that electric cars can easily take the place of their gas-fueled counterparts.  And there’s one particular feature that may hold it back.

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Does the Nissan LEAF Have an Achilles Heel?


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