Nissan LEAF To Get 25% More Range, Cheaper Entry Model In 2013 According To Report

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    Nissan LEAF To Get 25% More Range, Cheaper Entry Model In 2013 According To Report

    Nissan LEAF To Get 25% More Range, Cheaper Entry Model In 2013 According To Report
     
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    When they get to 300 miles and a short charge they will have a winner.
     
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    Whether the 300 mile range and reduction of charge time is achieved incrementally or through a breakthrough in battery technology, it will be achieved. And, at the same time, the solar that would allow most homeowners to provide their own power for their homes and transportation, is down to a dollar a watt for the panels, if one does a little shopping.
     
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    Then all the taxes that used to be on Oil and Gas can be put on Electric and raised some more! You didn't think Gov't would just "do without" did you?
     
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    That's not the solution. The solution is to tax by the miles driven which is the way it's going.
     
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    Solar powering a home is more than feasible. Problem is people want to live in Mcmansions.
     
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    But even properly designed Mcmansions can be powered by solar. You just need a lot more panels.

    In Portland, Oregon, we have seen a great many people downsizing from the Mcmansions to smaller homes in neighborhoods that live in older developed areas with a great deal of existing infrastructure such as the normal stores and retail outlets one needs for living in a city. Not just because of economics, but also because of time factors in getting to work, and the daily chores that one does.
     
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    I live close to N. America hqtrs for Nissan. These "Leaves" are all over the place.

    Everytime you see one -- remember --- the taxpayers PAID $7000 for that vehicle. Figure I bought a small fleet for some lucky fanatics just last year..
     
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    Good for you.
     

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