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Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:46 am

Earlier this fall, sportscaster and radio personality Dan Patrick took delivery of his new Nissan LEAF. Nissan wanted to capture his first thoughts as he gathered up his radio crew, the Danettes, and hit the road. Since we appear to have missed this when it was released at the end of September, my thanks to Sarah from the Nissan PR team for bringing it to my attention:


Dan Patrick is an American sportscaster, and radio personality. He is the host of The Dan Patrick Show, co-host of NBC’s Football Night in America and writer for Sports Illustrated. He previously worked on ESPN for 17 years where he anchored the weeknight edition of Sports Center. He currently is involved with Nissan on the Sports Illustrated Heisman Tour presented by Nissan that brings technological college football tailgating experience to ten of the season’s highest profile college football games.
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:50 am

Frankly, I go out of my way to avoid Leaf stories featuring any kind of "personality" or "celebrity..."
mwalsh wrote:Earlier this fall, sportscaster and radio personality Dan Patrick took delivery of his new Nissan LEAF. Nissan wanted to capture his first thoughts as he gathered up his radio crew, the Danettes, and hit the road. Since we appear to have missed this when it was released at the end of September, my thanks to Sarah from the Nissan PR team for bringing it to my attention.
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:17 am

Aww, let's not be too critical -- this guy doesn't seem to take himself too seriously and obviously is no Howard Stern so came across (to me anyway) as just another regular guy who happens to like the LEAF -- not a techno geek on the features, etc. ; just likes the no gas scenario -- Thanks for sharing
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:18 am

TomT wrote:Frankly, I go out of my way to avoid Leaf stories featuring any kind of "personality" or "celebrity..."
And yet, despite the title of the thread clearly stating that it was exactly that, you had to read and post anyway...it makes one wonder just how hard you actually try to "avoid" these. :D
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:03 pm

Well, since I did not watch the video, I'd say I avoided it fairly successfully.
davewill wrote:
TomT wrote:Frankly, I go out of my way to avoid Leaf stories featuring any kind of "personality" or "celebrity..."
And yet, despite the title of the thread clearly stating that it was exactly that, you had to read and post anyway...it makes one wonder just how hard you actually try to "avoid" these. :D
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:14 pm

Nice! I would have liked to have them talk a little more about a couple of the unique advantages and the LEAF is well suited for - LEAF around town, nearby towns, fire up the hybrid gasser or rent to see the Grand Canyon... Regardless, really refreshing to see such an upbeat piece! Celebrities ...are... Celebrities. Some are nice and helping out, others aren't. They're people. Some like Ed Begley, Alexandra Paul, Bill Nye, etc. are doing a lot of good in promoting sustainable living, including Electric Vehicles, renewable energy including Solar and Wind.
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:31 pm

Right near the end of the video ... isn't that a manufacturer's license plate ? Am I wrong ? Or was this particular vehicle (at the end of the video) *NOT* his personal LEAF ?
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Re: Dan Patrick takes delivery of his Nissan LEAF

Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:55 pm

It kind of reminded me of a scripted commercial..I wonder if they gave him a Leaf for doing it..

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