27 Jun '11, 1pm

Electric Car Fan Takes 2011 Leaf on 480 Mile Road Trip

Electric Car Fan Takes 2011 Leaf on 480 Mile Road Trip

2011 Nissan Leaf drives from San Diego to Tucson (Screengrab from Google Maps) Enlarge Photo You have to go from San Diego, CA to Tucson, AZ, a distance of around 480 miles. With a variety of options available to you, which do you choose? Most people wouldn’t hesitate to book a flight, and some would even consider the train. But one electric car fan decided to make the trip in his 2011 Nissan Leaf, turning it into his own week-long road-trip adventure. It's hardly the road-trip car of choice. With a range of 100 miles between charges, anyone attempting this kind of trip has to be a hardcore electric car fan. That's exacty what U.S. Army veteran Jerry ‘EVJerry’ Asher is. In fact, for him, the trip was the equivalent of a trip to the shops as during 2008 and 2009 Asher toured the U.S. to promote plug-in vehicles and his previous car, a converted Plug-in Toyota Prius named Th...

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