2011 Nissan Leaf owners are right on the cutting edge of car technology, but so far only Apple iPhone users have been able to enjoy the full experience of controlling the car's climate control and charging timer functions from a mobile device. No longer. Android smartphone users are now privy to the party with the new Nissan Leaf app for Android OS devices. Like the clever iPhone app the Android version is free to download and through a subtly redesigned interface users can control their Leaf's state of charge, view estimated range and pre-heat or cool the cabin using Nissan's Carwings...
Renault-Nissan Opens Tech Research Office In Silicon Valley
Renault might not sell any cars in the United States but that won't stop them moving into town. With partner Nissan the international group has opened a research and development office in the heart of Mountain View, Silicon Valley. The Renault-Nissan Alliance was created in 1999 and now sells one...Antony Ingram
Security Breach? Nissan Leaf Shares Your Location & Speed
It might seem surprising in today's world of Facebook updates and Foursquare checkins, but people are still concerned about privacy. In fact, privacy concerns have resulted in major headaches (and lawsuits) for both Google and Apple in recent months, and we wouldn't be surprised if Anthony Weiner...Richard Read
Google Buys 30 Leafs, Volts, and 250 Charging Stations: Video
Google built its reputation as a small, simple search engine, but there's nothing small about the company's investment in electric vehicles. Google has just placed an order for 30 Nissan Leafs and Chevrolet Volts, as well as 250 EV charging stations from Coulomb Technologies. Google will add the...Richard Read