30 Jul '13, 3pm

How We Became An All-Plug-In Electric Car Household

How We Became An All-Plug-In Electric Car Household

By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield 380 views Jul 30, 2013 Follow Nikki Add to circle Why we switched to a two-car plug-in household. Enlarge Photo Since November 2006, our family has always owned at least one plug-in car and one powered by gasoline. For almost two years, our fleet has been a Nissan Leaf electric hatchback, and a used 2008 Toyota Prius. After two years and nearly 42,000 miles of driving the Leaf, however, our once high-tech Prius had begun to feel like little more than a gas-guzzler. It also became the subject of a good-natured daily fight over who would would have to drive it, versus who would get to enjoy the comfort and performance of the all-electric Leaf. With a few high repair bills looming on the horizon for our little gas-guzzler, we did the only logical thing we could: We traded it in for a Chevrolet Volt. But if we hate buying gasoline and love electric c...

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