Charging a Nissan Leaf with Solar Panels: Pipe Dream or Reality?

Demounted battery from electric car Nissan Leaf. Cells of high voltage battery from Kiev, Ukraine.

Drivers and admirers of electric vehicles have all wondered at some stage…why aren’t OEMs like Nissan making use of improving solar power technology to improve the range and energy efficiency of their electric cars? Tesla makes its Solar Roof and Solar Panels technology, and Nissan also has entered the fray, selling its own solar panels … Read more

How to Turn Off Nissan Leaf’s Reverse Beep (But Should You Do This?)

A parked up Nissan Leaf

Some Nissan Leaf drivers have recently been complaining about an interesting problem they’re having with the car. The interesting part is that they’re unhappy about something the car is doing that it is supposed to do. Nothing is broken or defective, and for some, that’s the issue. What we’re talking about here is a key … Read more

Why Electric Cars Have Low Top Speed (Are All EVs Low Speed?!) – New Video

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Electric cars offer everything, right? Eco-friendly credentials, awesome acceleration, and high top speeds. Wait, back up – that’s wrong. EVs historically have much lower top speeds than gasoline cars, but why is this? Are all EVs low speed, or only some of them? We explore these questions, and more, in this video. The video timestamps … Read more