25 Sep '12, 11am

Nissan addresses Leaf battery woes, customer communication shortcomings

Nissan addresses Leaf battery woes, customer communication shortcomings

As one might expect from a diverse and passionate group of owners who have just been witness to some worrying independent testing , the response has been mixed. Some owners feel that their battery's capacity has been diminished more than what Nissan claims is normal and want to be "made whole." Others have expressed relief that the automaker appears to be taking their concerns seriously and becoming more involved with the owner community. Nissan is considering a series of town hall meetings to address the issue. The thread has also been addressed by Nissan's head of global communications, Jeff Kuhlman, who announced that Nissan vice president Andy Palmer will take questions on the issue at the Paris Motor Show this week and that Nissan is considering a series of town hall meetings. Will it be enough to calm concerns over the actual source of the controversy: a seeming rapi...

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