My, how the TRUTH tells the REAL story. Excerpt and link to complete story below.
The “range anxiety” of being stranded with a dead battery is overblown, asserted Jones. “Range anxiety is dead,” he stated, insisting that the real issue is driver unfamiliarity with something new. “That newness needs to be overcome with information.”
How about that the car they THOUGHT they bought as a second car is becoming the PRIMARY. Oh my, not good for the ICE huggers. Word is starting to get out!!
"Thanks to data from the Leaf’s OnStar-like telematics system, owner surveys and direct discussions with enthusiastic owners, Nissan has learned that the little battery-powered Leaf is shouldering most of the transportation chores for its owners."
"Brendan Jones, director of electric vehicle marketing and sales strategy at Nissan, reports that owners say that the car they bought as a second car is actually being used by drivers as their family’s number one vehicle."
“They drive it primarily because it is fun to drive,” he said, but of course they wouldn’t have that option if the car’s driving range proved to be too short for practical use."