31 May '13, 5pm

Washington Man Hits 78,000 Miles on Nissan LEAF

Washington Man Hits 78,000 Miles on Nissan LEAF

At 36,500 miles, my 2011 Nissan LEAF is doing very well. In addition to a daily commute of 80-plus miles per day, it hasn’t suffered any problems, and saved our family a lot money in fuel costs. But Washington LEAF owner Steve Marsh is in a completely different league. A little more than two years ago, Marsh purchased his Black Nissan LEAF as a way to help him save money on his 130-mile daily commute. Now, after two years of ownership, his LEAF is well on its way to 80,000 miles. Initially, Marsh charged his LEAF at home and then again at work—where a charging station was installed for his use. In the cold, wet Pacific Northwest winters, he found it necessary to wear extra layers, forgoing heat in exchange for increased range. But lately, thanks to increased availability of rapid charging, Marsh has been utilizing the Blink DC rapid charge station on his route to and from ...

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