Nissan Leaf buyers treated with two years free charging
Owners of electric vehicle Nissan Leaf are given two years worth of free charging through the "No Charge to Charge" program of the car maker. The program is opening up in three more cities, bringing the total number of areas to 26 markets.
According to Automobile Blog, the Nissan Leaf sold more than 89,000 units in the US and 200,000 all over the world, making it one of the most popular electronic vehicles in the market. Owners of the car can avail of the "No Charge to Charge" program by using public charging stations that are usually located in shopping centers. Through the EZ-Charge app for Apple and Android smartphones, owners can easily locate these charging stations.
The free service is now available in New York, Santa Barbara, and Philadelphia, as reported by the Business Wire. The 2016 Nissan Leaf SV model is priced at $26,700, while the SL model is $29,290. Both these models can run an EPA-rated range of up to 107 miles in one charging.
Meanwhile, the Nissan Leaf S models have 24 kWh batteries with an EPA range of up to 84 miles. Its priced at $21,510.
Meanwhile, Nissan and Fastned announced a couple of weeks ago that they have partnered up to provide four years of free charging for owners of the electric vehicle Leaf, according to Inside EVs. Fastned CEO Michiel Langezaal said, "With this fastned subscription Nissan drivers can fast-charge for free throughout the Netherlands, and soon throughout Europe. This partnership does not only make electric driving economical, it also makes electric cars accessible to those without their own charging point at home."
In the US Nissan's "No Charge to Charge" program is now available in San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Fresno, San Diego, Portland (Oregon), Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Monterey, Boston, Raleigh-Durham, Austin, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Salt Lake City, Santa Barbara, Philadelphia and New York.