Episode 28: Ford F150’s stunt, Tesla in car cables, UK car sales slump and electric JCB’s
In this episode (sponsored by DriveElectric!), Robert and Jonny react to Ford’s electric F150 stunts. Robert talks to Jonny about the new 12mW turbine technology. Tesla invents a new in car cable management efficiency system. Robert talks about French nuclear power flaws and lastly, Robert talks about the electric digger he hired over the weekend.
About the Nissan Leaf
First introduced in 2010 the Nissan LEAF has become a hugely popular electric car worldwide. Not in it’s second generation body the LEAF has been designed specifically for a lithium-ion battery-powered chassis. The newest model (released in 2018) is a medium-size hatchback that comfortably seats five adults.
The new model LEAF’s larger 40kWh battery has an official range of up to 168 miles WLTP (our real-world driving estimate is 150 miles) on a single charge.
Despite it’s bigger battery this LEAF has more boot space than the previous model, 435 litres where was only 370 litres of capacity before.