From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Nissan Leaf, interview with product specialist

August 30, 2011

While I was at the Nissan Leaf test drive, I had the chance to speak to one of their “Product Specialists”. These are the folks who really know the details of the car. So, I grabbed the camera, and shot a quick interview, asking a few questions about the car we don’t usually hear about. [...]

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VIDEO: Nissan Leaf Test Drive

August 28, 2011

You’ve been waiting for it, and here it is! The VIDEO of me test driving the Leaf. Enjoy watching it, and please leave a comment with any questions you have on the car or test drive. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share [...]

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Nissan Test Drive – Chicago

August 27, 2011

Yesterday, I hit the road to Chicago! It’s a bit of a trip, as it’s roughly two and a half hours travel – when NOT in heavy traffic. Throw in our typical summer road construction, and it’s a bit of a drive. I took the NON-tollway route that takes me right past miles of car [...]

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EV Charging Stations at Soldier Field, Chicago

August 27, 2011

Yesterday, I was in Chicago to go to the Nissan Leaf Test Drive. Official signs for the event directed me to park underground at Soldier Field. When I pulled in, I went right past the EV Charging Stations installed there. While I had heard a while back that Chicago has several charging stations around, it [...]

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PowerWheels rock Detroit MakerFaire

August 2, 2011

(Please note: there are VIDEOS at end of this posting!) This weekend was the Detroit Maker Faire ! Other members of the Milwaukee MakerSpace and I were out in force to participate in the PowerWheels Racing Series, an event where adults modify, beef-up, soup-up, and compete, driving kids electric cars. This year, the competition was [...]

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