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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:34 pm

Gavin wrote: Maybe I'm just easy, but I was waiting for a different electric car for over 2 years. Waiting less than a year for a LEAF seems like nothing to me :).

Though of course I would like one yesterday. ;)

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It's OK, Gavin. You can say the Aptera word here. :roll:

I agree...the information we are getting seems like manna from heaven compared to....um....some other sites. ;)

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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:12 pm

daniel wrote:I'm hoping (as are many others) that the EV Project complements, but does not define, the initial roll-out. They never said Seattle was the market. They said Washington. You could very well be right. But they have never clarified that, and if after all it's only Seattle, I will feel that they were dishonest with us. Why say "Washington" if they meant only Seattle?
Diniel, what does your dealer say ? They should know ...
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:48 pm

My dealer has 3 Leaf Certified people. The manager (one of the 3) said I knew more than he did regarding Leaf status.

They are not getting any information yet, either.

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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sun Apr 25, 2010 6:57 am

mitch672 wrote:Oh its spelled out EXACTLY what the 10 cities are:

"In the summer of 2010, charging infrastructure will be deployed in the following major population areas: Phoenix (AZ), Tucson (AZ), San Diego (CA), Portland (OR), Eugene (OR), Corvallis (OR), Seattle (WA), Nashville (TN), Knoxville (TN) and Chattanooga (TN). The Nissan LEAF will be available in those same areas in the fall of 2010 to consumers and fleets"
First of all, that comes from the EV Project web site, not from Nissan. Second, it says that the Leaf will be available in those cities, where the EV Project is installing chargers. It does NOT say the Leaf will be available ONLY in those cities.

I fear you are right, but your link and quote do not make that clear. And the customer service line told me they had not yet decided whether or not the car would be available in Spokane. If they were lying to keep us interested, when they had in fact decided not to sell the car here in December, that would reflect very badly on them.
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I think Jessica probably gets paid by Nissan and works a 9-5 M-F job with weekends, holidays and 2 weeks paid vacation a year. I also suspect her job entails other duties besides hanging out at this little forum answering all of our random questions.

I think it's great that she's participating, but we have to be appreciative of the limits of both her time and on what she is allowed by Nissan to say.
Yes, you're probably right, Evan.

It's just frustrating when something as significant as where they're going to sell the car is kept such a secret.
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:00 am

evnow wrote:Diniel, what does your dealer say ? They should know ...
Ha!!! My dealer says they WILL get the leaf in December. But he's told me things that turned out to be wrong, so apparently he knows as little as we do. I'll talk to him again next week.
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:24 am

I wonder when Los Angeles and Orange County can expect delivery??
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:23 am

Good morning!
Great conversations going on here. Thanks for your interest and patience!

LEAF availability is going to be driven by customer orders - it is helping us plan where to go next. We will be launching in 20 regions by the first half of 2011. The launch markets are places where there will be public charging, our dealers have been trained and incentives are in place.

We want to insure there's a level of support to make ownership as perfect as we can.

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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:54 am

Jessica,

Quick question on initial rollout places. I'm in Seattle.

Would we get a 1,000 cars in December this year - or will it be just a handful in December and rest in 2011 ? As you can understand, getting the car in 2011 Jan vs 2010 December makes a big difference in terms of sales tax (exemption expires in 2010) and also for tax planning.
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:54 pm

Was one of the first to put an online deposit as well ... a Red SL,

Chicago isn't one of the initial launch cities??? but hopefully enough interest will convince Nissan :D

I liked the fact that the site has you go through some basics on if the LEAF is something really feasible for your type of driving, etc. (also find it curious that the car the LEAF will replace for me is a smart -- all lower case to UPPER case letters --- our '08 smart fortwo coupe will go to our recent college grad).

Hopefully Nissan will bring the LEAF to the next Chicago Auto Show --- it was surely missed at the last one!

Lastly, it's great to see JessicawithNissan providing some updates so we can see how the rest of the country is interested ... keep it coming
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Re: Nissan LEAF Reservations

Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:03 pm

Hi Jessica,
Thanks for the recent post on the launch plans. I am sure there will be a lot of analysis done over the next 60 days as the reservations come in. I can imagine a great little Google map with all of the reservations plotted on it. Probably that gives away too much proprietary information, but sure would be neat to see. In any event, this last post gives me an indication that Pennsylvania will be in the second half of 2011. Twenty launch regions are not a great many through the first half of next year. I'll be waiting with much anticipation to see how it all shakes out. In the meantime, it seems I am going to have to nurse along my internal combustion ride :)
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