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    Report: Nissan working on unspecified improvements to Carwings in Leaf EV

    Fly a little higher, Carwings. Nissan has been using the communication system as a way for drivers of the battery-electric Leaf to do things like use a smartphone start the charging process remotely, check the charging status or find nearby charging stations. The service was one of the tools ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf self-reports battery problem with Carwings, surprising driver

    Nissan is putting a new spin on the term "Smart car." Best known as Daimler AG's two-seat minicar badge, the adjective can also be used to describe one particular Seattle-area Nissan Leaf. Owner Rob Greenlee was notified by his local Nissan dealer that his 2011 Leaf had an issue with one of its ...

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    Official: Nissan Leaf CarWings network causing trouble for many drivers *UPDATE

    Something is up with the Nissan Carwings data network, a way for the all-electric Leaf to communicate with smartphones and the mothership back in Japan. Carwings is how drivers can remotely charge their vehicles and heat or cool the cabin. What the current problem is is not fully understood, but ...

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    Official: Nissan debuts new battery capacity estimators

    One small step for man, one large step against range anxiety. Nissan is launching services for both the Internet and smartphones that Japan drivers of the Leaf electric vehicle can use to better estimate whether their batteries have enough juice to get them to a specific destination. The new ...

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    Official: Nissan announces connectivity improvements for Altima, Leaf; should provide better range estimates

    Nissan last week announced connectivity improvements for some of its models, including the upgraded Altima that is set to debut this summer as well as the Leaf battery-electric vehicle. The Japanese automaker, which made the announcements at the New York Auto Show, said its NissanConnect system ...

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    Before Nissan's patch, did the Leaf leak driver data?

    Three years ago, Nissan was praised for it's in-car telematics system called Carwings, winning a prize from the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy in Japan. Now, with Carwings coming to the U.S. in the Nissan Leaf, we've found a less positive message about the energy-saving tech. ...

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    Nissan Leaf's CARWINGS keeps you up to speed, puts you in efficiency race

    There's one feature on the Nissan Leaf that hasn't gotten a lot of press, but when new owner Olivier Chalouhi posted about it on My Nissan Leaf, the gathered eco-auto geeks got pretty excited. The feature? CARWINGS. No, it's not an add-on bit of body work for achieving flight, but rather a ...

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    Nissan Carwings telematics system gets environmental award in Japan

    The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy in Japan has selected Nissan to get the 18th annual Energy Conservation Prize Director-General's award. The award is for Nissan's CarWings telematics system and its contribution to fuel savings. The navigation system that is part of CarWings access to ...

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    Nissan introduces new system called "CARWINGS" to help drivers in Japan go green

    I was asked when I started blogging for AutoblogGreen last month what I thought I would like my contribution to the site to be. I thought about that, and answered that I would like to help people see what they can do here and now to drive greener, not just what may be possible in the future. That ...


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