Mike's EV Ramblings


Two Years with the LEAF

Coming up on my two-year anniversary with my Leaf and thought it would be interesting to look over how driving electric has gone.
Overall pretty good although it hasn’t been exactly smooth sailing.
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Replacing my LEAF

Still have another year to run with my Leaf, but the boy scout in me means that I’m getting ready for when I have to hand him back.
In my last article I rambled (that is the title of the blog after all) on about what worked and what didn’t regarding my Leaf ownership.
While reading it back a while later I noticed that I mostly rambled in a negative way, but today I’m a little more positive.
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It finally happened

After two years and 26,000 miles or so, my Leaf has just lost its very first bar of battery capacity.
I was wondering when it would happen. I have a round trip commute of about 50 miles which often extends to 60 miles and I am not driving an EV to drive like a 90-year-old granny.
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