10 Jun '11, 9pm

Driving the Electric Nissan Leaf (Interview)

Driving the Electric Nissan Leaf (Interview)

Donn Davy is a green building consultant , who with his wife, just purchased an electric Nissan Leaf. He generously agreed to the following interview. Q: What are your personal impressions of the Leaf? My wife and I love the car, and we vie for time to drive it. It feels quiet and peaceful to drive it. We both don’t feel good about driving gas-guzzlers anymore. Q: What interested you in it initially, and why did you buy it, compared with other fuel-efficient vehicles, such as a Toyota Prius or Chevy Volt? We planned on getting an electric car years ago. They are best for the environment, and we try to live in an environmentally friendly way. We have solar panels on our house, and we knew we could use them also to power an electric car. (We are nature lovers and amateur botanists.) Q: Do you do all the battery charging at home, or are you able to find charging stations whil...

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