What Drives Us 52 - "Inside the Nissan LEAF with David Laur"

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  1. Danny

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    This week we talk about the Leaf with owner (and PriusChatter) Dave Laur and then run through the weekly news. Complete show notes can be found over on the What Drives Us website. Hosts: Danny Cooper, Russell Frost Panelists: Linda Weidemann, Jason Holder, Tony Schaefer Special Guest: Dave Laur, Nissan Leaf owner Episode #: 52 Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes Subscribe to What Drives Us - Enhanced Edition with your favorite podcatcher Subscribe to What Drives Us - MP3 with your favorite podcatcher Direct Enhanced M4A Download Leave us a voicemail with your question or topic and we'll try to get you on the air. Just call (575) 51-DRIVE. Become a "Fan" of What Drives Us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/whatdrivesus We love to respond to your questions and comments there as well. If you like what you hear on What Drives Us, tell a friend. If you don't, keep it to yourself.
     
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    Excellent to cover the Leaf! With gasoline soon to be at $4/gal due to oil companies shutting down operations in Libya, and SUV drivers spending $90 per tank to fill up, the Nissan Leaf is one awesome car! :)
     
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    Great show as usual, my friends! :)
     
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    Great job David on the Leaf report..very well done and congrats on your purchase.
     
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    Bad news: the LEAF owner and Tony confuse power (watts) and energy (watts*time)
    Good news: A LEAF owner can apparently get along ok despite the bad news.
     
  6. F8L

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    I didn't know you were a listener. :) Good catch.
     
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    Hi Justin,

    I listen infrequently; the LEAF interview was the lure and I had to come out of the closet when my fav host messed up.
     
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