WilsonSATX
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:36 pm

Thanks... The wife just got home with the Leaf, and I've already got the timer set to take it to 80% from now on. I spent today reading this forum, and I'll spend tomorrow reading the owner's manual again now that I've been driving it a few months.

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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:21 pm

Behold: City of Houston's Leaf fleet, Tranquility Park underground parking garage, during lunchtime on July 18, 2012:

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There were two rows of Leafs. One of the EVSE units was being operated on by two people from the black SUV in the last picture.
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:19 am

philaphonic wrote:There were two rows of Leafs. One of the EVSE units was being operated on by two people from the black SUV in the last picture.

Wow, that is awesome. Which city employees get to drive them?
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:33 am

That's an amazing set of pics!
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philaphonic
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:57 am

adric22 wrote:Wow, that is awesome. Which city employees get to drive them?

I think they're pool cars, so probably any city department can use them, but I'm not certain of that (I don't work for the city). I was a little concerned they weren't being used during the middle of a business day, but maybe city employees use them mostly to commute?
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:06 am

I wonder if they all charge to 100%

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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:06 am

A bit of news about Houston's Leafs:

City of Houston to Launch First Municipal Electric Vehicle Car Sharing Program
http://newswirehouston.com/2012/08/22/city-of-houston-to-launch-first-municipal-electric-vehicle-car-sharing-program/?doing_wp_cron=1345741271.7798049449920654296875
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gmlawrence
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:09 am

New 2012 Leaf Owner here :) Austin TX

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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:58 am

philaphonic wrote:A bit of news about Houston's Leafs:

City of Houston to Launch First Municipal Electric Vehicle Car Sharing Program
http://newswirehouston.com/2012/08/22/city-of-houston-to-launch-first-municipal-electric-vehicle-car-sharing-program/?doing_wp_cron=1345741271.7798049449920654296875


Pretty cool. The pics looked like something from iRobot!!!

Wonder if they will have any issues with such a potentially large population being trained on how to drive the LEAF "properly." 99% of it is just like any other car. However, that 1% could be problematic (e.g., turtle mode when unexpected, run to no charge, etc.)
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Re: Leafs Over Texas!

Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:38 pm

gmlawrence wrote:New 2012 Leaf Owner here :) Austin TX

http://instagram.com/p/PCWdT8gB9x/
Welcome! Also, do check out the Austin LEAF Google group. Check the wiki for lots of info on LEAFs.
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