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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:31 am

edatoakrun wrote: But your comment, IMO, may be in conflict with your responsibilities as a moderator:

...Generally, moderators are present to prevent users from going off-topic or posting abusive or offensive material...

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Actually your Tesla comments are clearly in the flame category. Your posting history suggests what I wrote was correct. BTW, that comes neither in the offensive nor abusive category. Those generally mean discussion that is not civil.

Some years back we also decided (as a community) to have light moderation. Otherwise most of your FUD about Tesla would have been deleted.
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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:45 am

If Nissan wants to continue offering 24kw packs my guess is they would need to couple them with an e85 epower solution as an option.

They could then compete with the I3 and Volt , an e85 fuel cell if 50% eff or more would level the Prius competition

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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:01 pm

edatoakrun wrote:
evnow wrote:
edatoakrun wrote:You may have noticed that I don't usually respond to offensive comments.

This is because I generally see them only as admissions of impotence by the parties hurling the insults, requiring no reply.
Do you take issue with the accusation that your hatred of tesla is irrational; do you think it is rational? Or, do you feel you don't hate tesla? At the least it seems you are particularly hard on tesla in ways you are not its competitors.

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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:21 pm

I'd like Regen fully-adjustable on the fly. A "trim wheel" would be perfect. I'd settle for flappy-paddles.

Cabin temperature controlled by a simple knob with tactile feedback, not buttons. If I want it 5 degrees cooler, I want to just reach over to where I know the knob is, and rotate it through 5 detents in the desired direction. Even better, let me separately control the max HVAC wattage , and divorce that control from the so-called ECO mode.

A remote-control interface designed by people who don't think 5 MINUTES is a reasonable response-time. Get that down to under 5 seconds. And four 9s availability as a minimum. Stop pretending it's great. Instead, MAKE it great.

Ability to set per-driver preferences for:
-regen
-drive mode
-b mode
-default console display screen
-seat and steering wheel positions

Delete the trees display.

Add a HUD for vehicle speed and battery percent.

Redo the console in a way that suggests someone at Nissan understands human interface design.

Rear headrests that can be seen through, or which pivot out of the rear-view when not in use.

And, would it spoil some vast eternal plan.... if the cabin air filter were easy to get to?
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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:26 pm

7680 w obc :?:
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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:09 pm

edatoakrun wrote:As I've already said, I don't think there's much chance of the Gen two having those features I said I would like, so you're wasting effort arguing whether it will.


So it's a waste of time to discuss anything? Why not just shut the forum down then?
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Re: You don't always get what you want...in your Gen two LEAF

Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:22 am

edatoakrun wrote:5) Ability to charge to levels other than 100%.

Possibility of being announced on 9/5: 10%

Possibility of being announced eventually: 10%

Preferably, by allowing end charge levels anywhere from 10% to 90%. (Thanks for the suggestion, WetEV)


Without this feature, I will pass on upgrading my 2016 LEAF. It pains me to not have this feature with Tesla and Bolt offering some version of less-than-full charging. Currently, I only charge when I plan to use the car the next day, but I would like to plug it in nightly like I do with my Bolt and Model S.

I loved the 80% option in my earlier LEAFs. I would plug in nightly and leave it plugged in when not in use.
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