It was lovely to get out and have a drive in my 2018 Nissan Leaf. I went to St Pol De Mar which is just north of Barcelona and I checked out the …
Had to change my plans due the chargers in the shopping centre not working. Plugged in and it looked like it was charging and when I got back to the car it was un-charged. Very disappointing indeed.
Driving electric car in France – Adding charge points to the PlugShare app
After a week in the house not really going anywhere I needed to get out for a drive my car. My Nissan Leaf electric car had been sitting in …
I heard about the new 2019 Nissan Leaf when I arrived back home from a trip to Birmingham. The new car is a bit of an upgrade to the old 2018 car - …
Headed for FIgueres for a top up charge while taking a break. Next took the coastal road through Portbou on to Cerberes in France. Used the Révéo charger while eating pizza and taking advantage of free parking.
I went to Ireland and hired a car. It was a petrol car and was like I have gone back in time to the olden days. Had to do so many things manually …
Traffic jams stopped me from driving to France but I did still test a CHAdeMO charger in Figueres. I also made tea in my Nissan Leaf using a 12volt …
I got an invite to go and have a look at the Tesla model three. It was being made available to look at in the Barcelona showroom. When I got there there was a model 3 to look at, but only from the outside. I was …
The joys of travelling in France in an electric car. There are loads of charging points and it’s not too difficult to charge the car up using either …
A road trip to Barcelona to hunt for the Chademo's. I found a few that worked and a couple that didn't. At least I had a great day out driving my car and the 248km I did only cost about €1.75. It is so cheap to run an …
Went to Barcelona on a Road Trip to check out a few more chargers. Went to Poblenou first then to Mercabarna and on towards the airport. I would have …
I was testing out RFID cards, finding type 2 chargers in shopping centres and discovering good places next to the motorway for charging.
Rosie gets a break. three or four days not going anywhere except for a short trip to an art gallery in St. Feliu de Guixols, She did get a wash …
Having electric car you might need to plan A, Plan B, Plan C and maybe even a plan D. It will be good when there is more infrastructure for electric cars available generally.
The charger had been fixed. Last time I went to it there was nothing there, it had been beheaded. Got chatting to a Welshman who is an EV driver in a …
Electric vehicle day out to the salt mines of Cardona. Experiences of a Nissan Leaf 2018 on a longer trip. How to plan for charging on the route.
Rapid charging in Barcelona
The idea for this mini trip came from when I first got my car I wanted to make a trip to Barcelona airport. I tried using a charger which was near to the airport but was unable to get it to …
Plenty of range the battery to go halfway up the mountain. No worries and most of the trip done with free electric.
Why is the horn so weak sounding in the 2018 Nissan Leaf?
How accurate is the GOM Guess O Meter
A rant about Smelly Dirty Diesels - Do you notice the filthy cars when you are on the road.
Trying to tidy things up in the boot of the Nissan leaf. I have bought the boot organiser from eBay and I’m looking forward to getting it and being organised. No more losing stuff in the cavernous space in the rear or …
Trip to France charging along the way #Rapidgate
RFID CARDS and the saga with the radar sensor on my Nissan Leaf 2018
Visiting France. Visiting charges and details of the radar sensor to be replaced and calibrated on Monday
Talking about podcast rumours and how long it takes to charge my electric car.
Good road trip in the Nissan Leaf2018 some charge worked and some didn’t.
While I was looking for specific charger and was detoured due to roadworks we found another one and I was able use it after little bit of messing around.
My grandson has learned to plug the car in the garage with my level 2 charger. A quick update on the pro pilot assist on my car.
One day I was not able to lock the car. I must’ve done something wrong with the key. It’s fixed itself. My next trip will be to Barcelona Airport , looking forward to that
I went to the local council to get the card for free charging and then took a trip to a volcano town
I have a date for the replacement of the radar sensor. I also talk about going to find a charge point locally. News from Apple telling us will be able to use Waze in Apple CarPlay.
Going to Barcelona to get papers and finding the pro Pilot assist is not working properly. There is an intermittent fault with the radar sensor.
Just a few words to say what is been like for the first few days of running this car. Obviously I totally love this car to pieces
Hoped to take control of the car today and drive home. Red tape and inaction by the dealer and Traffic department putting up the road blocks. I …
It could be tomorrow or it could be the day after when I have my Nissan Leaf Tekna.
Norway is the centre of the world for Electric vehicles. Half of all cars sold in the country are electric. Halldor is one of those who's bought and …
James just bought a Nissan Leaf 2018 40kWh model and has a YouTube channel on which he tells us loads of great information about how to get the best …
Nissan Leaf owner talking about his new 2018 Nissan Leaf. First impressions of the car from the first few weeks of ownership.
Talking to Mike Ward about running a family of Nissan Leafs. Mike now has the 2018 Leaf 40kWh and is loving it.
I made a trip to the showroom to have a good look at my new car. Here are my first impressions of my Nissan Leaf
Drives a Tesla Model S and also has a Renault Zoe in the family
More about buying and the Leaf has arrived
Comparing three electric cars and making the decision on which to buy. There is a lot of thinking to be done.
Annoying or what
Hyundai vs Leafs
Will I get the Leaf in three weeks time or am I just dreaming?
I’ve been let down by a Nissan dealer in Madrid now. I’ve already been let down by the Nissan dealer in Barcelona. I’m a bit miffed!
Disappointment and let down from one dealership so moving to a different one.
This is the podcast based at the web site for EV20Q. Started this before the Anchor EV 20 Questions podcast. Episode one is an introduction to whats coming. There will be interviews with EV drivers to listen to.
A better price for the Nissan leaf or maybe I should buy a Kona or a model 3
Countdown to the Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf2018 coming soonand also my try out of the car last week in Barcelona
Should I stick with my order for the Nissan leaf? Or should I look at other cars? Hyundai Ioniq or Kona?
Nissan Customer Attention rang me up and also got a call from Nissan about having a test drive. Maybe I’ll find out soon when my car is going to be available.
There is some fantastic technology and cool gadgets available in the Nissan Leaf I can’t wait to get my hands on it.
Should not be this stressful to buy a new car.