Article Link: 2018 Nissan LEAF road trip

Over at the CleanTechnica web site, author and photographer Jennifer Sensiba has posted an extensive and informative article about a recent multi-day road trip in New Mexico and Arizona (including some Route 66!) that she made with her Nissan LEAF.

A 1200 Mile Journey: Testing The Limits Of The 2018 Nissan LEAF

The article is a great account of driving a LEAF in challenging conditions that it frankly was not designed for. Without the presence of active cooling like most other EVs, the LEAF has difficulty with the heat of the southwest, which can lead to unhealthy heating of the battery and can limit charging speed. Despite the difficulties, the author persevered and she brings us some valuable insight into road tripping with a LEAF.


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