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Bryon Washom of UC San Diego stands between the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt, two electric vehicles that were much discussed at the day long conference. Susan Halas photo.
Answers Provided on Maui’s Electric Car Question
April 30th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion

Maui Now test drove the Nissan Leaf at the April 27 EVA conference, and found it smooth, fast and comfortable – a car in every respect, except that it’s totally silent and it doesn’t use gas.

Mayor Arakawa charges up a Nissan Leaf at the new electric vehicle charging station at AAAAA Rent-A-Space in Honokowai. Courtesy of Gilbert & Assoc.
VIDEO: Mayor Powers Up at New Honokawai Charging Station
March 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business

Mayor Alan Arakawa was the first person to use the new “Level 2″ electric vehicle charge station now open at the AAAAA Rent-A-Space in Honokowai.

2011 Nissan Leaf all-electric vehicles are available for renting on Maui. Photo courtesy of Bio-Beetle.
First All Electric Rental Cars Come To Maui
November 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business

The Maui-based Bio-Beetle ECO Car Rental company located in Kahului has expanded its business to include all-electric vehicles.

Photo Credit: www.insideline.com
Nissan Leaf Scores at 99 MPGE
December 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Auto

EPA scorecards for the most fuel efficient vehicles are heating up.  The EPA just released the Nissan Leaf’s score of 99 miles per gallon equivalent for the all-electric compact. According to the Environment Protection Agency, the Leaf can reach a top mpge, or miles per gallon equivalent, of 106 in the city and 92 mpge […]

Going Green: 2010 Nissan Leaf is Sold Out
Going Green: 2010 Nissan Leaf is Sold Out
November 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Auto

One of the hottest cars of the 2011 models, the Nissan Leaf, is already sold out and not a single one has yet to be delivered.  Dealerships have sold out the popular electric vehicle via preorders, and it is expected that not a single one will even reach showrooms as a display model when the […]