Posts Tagged Nissan

Fan-Made Nissan LEAF Advertisement

Fan-Made Nissan LEAF Commercial

We’ve seen dozens of fan-made Tesla commercials, but this one doesn’t focus on the electric automaker, but rather on Nissan and its electric LEAF. It’s clearly a direct rip of the Chevrolet Cruze diesel advertisement (see below), but still it seems more fitting when applied to the LEAF and the…

4 days ago by Electric CarsTV 6

Nissan Leaf DC/DC Converter decoded

Nissan LEAF DC/DC Converter Decoded – Video

Jim, an EV enthusiast from Washington state, recently worked with the Nissan LEAF DC/DC converter used for charging the 12 V AUX battery from the high voltage battery. By presenting and describing such materials, another door opens for all of those who would like use OEM stuff in their own…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 10

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

Nissan LEAF Battery – How It’s Made (w/video)

If you’ve ever wondered how Nissan is making batteries for  the LEAF, then you’re in luck. Here we have an infographic, photos and video from Nissan’s UK battery plant. There is a lot of special equipment that needs a check from time to time and it seems that humans are…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Leaf cell, module and pack.

Nissan LEAF Battery NerdGasm

Most of the time when you track down an OEM supplier’s site, you get something like, oh, “We make batteries” type of thing, with very little info, but a link to submit your request for specifications.  A little hint – unless you have a project that looks something like SpaceX…

7 days ago by Ted Dillard 4


Nissan LEAF Level 2 Charger Giveaway

Nissan recently announced a Level 2 charger giveaway promotion.  Here are all the details: This offer applies to all new MY2013 or later Nissan LEAF vehicles (i) purchased or leased from a participating dealer that is located in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando-Daytona, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City,…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 9


Nissan LEAF And Chevy Volt Go On A Camping Trip

No, that’s not the start of a lame joke.  Rather, it’s what took place a week prior to Labor Day, 2014.  I decided to go try the you’re-not-really-camping activity of car camping at Wellesely Island State Park, NY nestled within the Thousand Islands at the border of the United States…

1 week ago by Eric Cote 39

Nissan LEAF Celebrates 4th Birthday

Happy 4th Birthday Nissan LEAF

It’s time to sing that song that’s considered the most popular in all of the world: Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday dear Nissan LEAF, Happy Birthday to You! Here’s to you Nissan LEAF for 4 wonderful years of existence.

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 6

The finished product!

Nissan LEAF Trailer Hitch – Installation Video

Etrailer has a product, along with an installation video, for a trailer hitch on a Nissan LEAF. The trailer hitch is by Curt. You can view the product on etrailer’s site, along with some additional info here. This trailer hitch can be installed on your own provided that you have…

2 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 12