26 Dec '11, 3pm

Tsunami-Damaged Nissan Leafs Show Strength Of Battery Packs

Tsunami-Damaged Nissan Leafs Show Strength Of Battery Packs

When we wrote last year about the 2011 Nissan Leaf being waterboarded for your safety , little did we know an even sterner test was about to challenge the safety of Nissan's electric car. The devastating and tragic results of the March tsunami shook Japan to the core, and resulted in the country's industry grinding to a halt while people picked up the pieces, metaphorically and literally. Nissan stopped production of the Leaf momentarily, but has now gained an unusual insight into the car's durability. The New York Times reports that Nissan recovered around two dozen of them from the wreckage and have been analyzing the results. Despite the cars being tossed around and smashed, none caught fire and the batteries in all remained completely intact, still shielded in their airtight steel shells. This strength raises interesting comparisons with the Chevrolet Volt, now the sub...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1071062_tsunami-damag...

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