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Test Driving A Chevy Bolt In Florida (… Or Not)

May 27th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

After chatting with a few satisfied new owners of the Chevy Bolt this month, I thought, perhaps it is time to try for a test drive again. Last year, I gave up exploring diverse comparisons to my much appreciated all-electric 2015 Nissan LEAF. I had a hard time finding a variety of EVs at dealerships. The only companies really offering them seemed to be BMW, Nissan, Chevy, Porsche, and Tesla. So, the test drive experience was short — I tried the Volt and the Prius Prime. There simply were not other EVs available for test drives in Sarasota, Florida


2017 Chevy Volt vs 2015 Nissan Leaf (Test Drive & Comparison )

December 30th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

Before I committed to the Nissan Leaf, I test drove many EVs with Zach, whose boundless energy for fitting as much as humanly possible into one day pushed me to my limit of test driving. Here is my refreshed comparison of a Volt versus a Leaf — specifically, a 2017 Chevy Volt vs 2015 Nissan Leaf


A 200-Mile “Date” with a 2012 Mitsubishi i EV

July 29th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The experience of testing a Mitsubishi I for 4 days is a bit like getting to know someone, a date. As I slowly found out more about my partner in different settings, I was also able to observe reactions of family, friends and the people we met along the way. Some initially treated the vehicle with disdain while others saw a rock star.


National “Plug in Day” then “Revenge of the Electric Car”

October 15th, 2011 | by Breath on the Wind

Nissan has announced its support for National Plug in Day to take place on October 16th and the theatrical release of Chris Paine's new film Revenge of the Electric Car to be shown in NYC and LA on October 21. Other showings will follow.



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