28 Sep '13, 7am

First-Ever Nissan LEAF Owner Speaks About His EV [w/video]

Olivier Chalouhi bought the very first all-electric Nissan LEAF sold in the world, placing his order online just after midnight on Aug. 31, 2010 when reservations opened for the car. He completed the purchase a few months later at Northbay Nissan in Petaluma, Calif. He has had his Nissan LEAF now for three years. He and his wife have also grown their family to now include three children. "You can put three kids in the car with no problem, which is great when you have three kids," said Chalouhi. Chalouhi first bought the Nissan LEAF because of the environment; but he said he has different motivations for driving electric now. "The way it drives, the silence and the comfort you get from an electric car that would be the primary choice today. And there's an added benefit that it's good for the environment," said Chalouhi. Commuting to and from work, dropping his children off ...

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