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Meet Hawaii's first Nissan Leaf driver

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Mar 17th, 2011 at 7:50AM

2011 Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery We've reported on why we think that Hawaii is the ideal testing ground for electric vehicles (EVs) before, but it's worth rehashing now that the island is getting a fresh taste of plug-in power. In Hawaii, the limited range of a battery-powered car is not likely to be an issue, except maybe for some drivers on the Big Island. Furthermore, citizens of Hawaii are often at the forefront of ecological issues. Additionally, any price difference between a conventional car and an EV can be negated by Hawaii's sky-high gas prices.... Read More

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