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Browsing the "EV roadtrip" Tag

Yes, Electric Cars Can Take The Backroads

September 26th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

In recent weeks, I've seen multiple people assert that, "Sure, you can take EVs on road trips on major highways now, but I like to take the backroads, and there are few to no chargers on backroads!" Now, this obviously confused me — not simply because of the fact that it's not true that chargers exist only on major highways


Nissan LEAF #Rapidgate Mostly Solved By Software Update?

January 5th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

In what may be great news for 40 kWh Nissan LEAF owners, a software update evident in newer LEAFs has alleviated much of the #rapidgate DC charge throttling issue, allowing reasonably fast DC charge rates even if the battery is already hot


2018 Leaf vs Long Journeys — Best Driving Strategy

July 22nd, 2018 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

In the earlier part of this analysis, we saw that folks are finding that, in real world conditions on long journeys, the 2018 Nissan Leaf battery pack is getting very hot. This is due to the 2018 Leaf not having any active thermal management system



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