26 Sep '12, 4pm

Leaf Owners Ratchet Up Attack On Nissan Handling Of Battery Loss: It’s been six days since results of an indepen...

The tests have shown that there is an instrumentation error, but they have also demonstrated that battery voltage was very similar in packs that have reached turtle mode. This should be enough indication that the battery was fully discharged. Four of the cars were tested by Nissan in Casa Grande in July. The range test indicated loss of autonomy within a percentage point or two of the battery state of health determined weeks earlier in a bench test. While there is always the possibility that some sensor or software error caused the Leaf to deliver poor performance, the more likely cause for the reduction of range is battery degradation. I compiled a table with effective temperatures, and the corresponding aging factor: http://bit.ly/QY16IG

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1079431_leaf-owners-r...

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Nissan addresses Leaf battery woes, customer communication shortcomings

Nissan addresses Leaf battery woes, customer co...

green.autoblog.com 25 Sep '12, 11am

As one might expect from a diverse and passionate group of owners who have just been witness to some worrying independent ...

Nissan's Wilting LEAF: #evworld via @evworldedi...

evworld.com 28 Sep '12, 9pm

Next Tuesday, Nissan will buy back Randy Miller's LEAF electric car, one of two Arizonans who are forcing the carmaker to ...

Nissan says greater than average battery capaci...

greencarcongress.com 23 Sep '12, 1pm

Nissan says greater than average battery capacity loss due to mileage and temperature 23 September 2012 Nissan Senior Vice...

Nissan Suggests Leaf Battery-Capacity Loss Due To High Miles: Exclusive

Nissan Suggests Leaf Battery-Capacity Loss Due ...

greencarreports.com 22 Sep '12, 5pm

Keep up the analytics on this issue. It is important to understand the real world testing that is going on via the early a...

[NEWS WORLD] Nissan's Wilting LEAF

evworld.com 29 Sep '12, 4pm

Next Tuesday, Nissan will buy back Randy Miller's LEAF electric car, one of two Arizonans who are forcing the carmaker to ...

Nissan Suggests Leaf Battery-Capacity Loss Due ...

greencarreports.com 23 Sep '12, 1pm

Mark Perry's statements are an outright fabrication, and Nissan should be horribly ashamed for this debacle. All the cars ...

For Arizona LEAF Owners, Selling Is No Longer an Option

For Arizona LEAF Owners, Selling Is No Longer a...

plugincars.com 22 Sep '12, 6pm

Scott Yarosh used to be a proud LEAF driver, until the car lost so much range that he could no longer complete his daily 4...

Nissan Canada celebrates 1-y. anniversary of Ni...

electricdrive.org 28 Sep '12, 3pm

Nissan celebrates national tree day, one year anniversary of the first Nissan LEAF delivery in Canada Thursday, September ...

As owners sell, Ghosn promises cheaper battery ...

green.autoblog.com 18 Sep '12, 12am

Hmm, since this hot battery condition is only occurring in super hot climates like Phoenix and not to the other 99.5% of a...

The latest in this developing saga... Nissan Buys Back Leaf Electric Cars Under Arizona Lemon Law

The latest in this developing saga... Nissan Bu...

greencarreports.com 28 Sep '12, 4pm

"Nissan works hard to satisfy individual customers when they express unhappiness with their ownership experience," she tol...

Leaf owners challenge Nissan on "we don't have ...

green.autoblog.com 14 Sep '12, 2pm

Surprise surprise you good for nothin bunch of greenie suckers. I've been berating BEVs for so long saying that these are ...

Nissan Launches Global Leaf Advisory Board To U...

greencarreports.com 24 Sep '12, 12pm

“Recently, we’ve asked Chelsea Sexton, a passionate advanced technology advocate, to convene an independent global advisor...

Nissan Leaf To Get Better Battery, No News On Capacity Loss

Nissan Leaf To Get Better Battery, No News On C...

greencarreports.com 17 Sep '12, 2pm

Pat; they need to drop the price and keep the existing range. I talk with tons of people who are very interested in drivin...

Nissan Leaf races Tesla Roadster at Sportsland

Nissan Leaf races Tesla Roadster at Sportsland

green.autoblog.com 17 Sep '12, 7pm

some credit, here: the company is proudly publicizing coming in second. The Japanese automaker entered a souped-up Nissan ...

Better Battery Coming for Nissan LEAF : #evworl...

evworld.com 15 Sep '12, 4pm

TOKYO—Nissan Motor Co. 7201.TO +0.27%is working to improve the battery powering its Leaf electric vehicle, which may allow...