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Optimum speed for a Nissan Leaf

Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:56 pm

Right from the start of my ownership, it irritated med that I could not calculate the optimum speed to drive until I reached the next charging station. So I always was too conservative, ending up wasting time. To get a better Idea of what speed to drive, I made the app https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/leaf-sp ... 20786?mt=8 which gets the weather, helps you calculate the distance and then recommends the highest speed you can drive to get here.

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Re: Optimum speed for a Nissan Leaf

Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:02 am

Apps like yours are promising, good luck to you.

Is Denmark mostly flat land? Ideally altitude changes should factored in, along the chosen route.

I like the weather data tie in feature.

Tying in tire pressures would be helpful.

You'd need a units conversion for the States.
'12 SL last reading @ 2 yr, 22k, 260 GIDs, 62.35 Ahr

'15 SV w/QC, Mfd 5/14, Leased 8/14, 292 GIDs, 64.38 Ahr when new

@ 25 months, 25k, 267 GID, 56.88 Ahr
@ 29 months, 29k, 286 GID, 60.88 Ahr
@ 31 months, 30.3k, 274 GID, 58.39 Ahr

6.72 kW Array

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