1. The left column is titled "Battery Gids". What's a "Gid"?
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2. The numbers below the kWh/mile columns are presumably miles?
3. The tiny numbers to the right of the miles seem to be footnote references, but there are higher numbers than footnotes to match. The numbers appear only in the first chart and a few in the third. Why the inconsistency?
I believe those numbers are the deltas between the mile values. Example: 132-125 = 7. 62 - 59 = 3.
Part of the motivation of this chart was when it was produced was that '11 and '12 Leaf had no % state of charge display AT ALL. All you had were the 12 not granular enough fuel bars (you couldn't tell if you were at the top, middle or bottom of a bar) and the crap GOM (guess-o-meter) "distance to empty". But you did have instrumentation like miles/kWh and hh:mm to charge. The discovery of the gid allowed people to use that as a proxy for % SoC. And, the max gid value of a car at full charge tended to go down, as the battery degraded.
http://www.edmunds.com/nissan/leaf/2011 ... r-end.html
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'13+ Leaf got a % SoC display.
IIRC, Tony Williams himself held up his chart at the December 2011 meeting at Google (Leaf's Chief Vehicle Engineer, Kadota-san was present). See http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... 61#p155461
" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; for the beginning of the discussion on that meeting. I was one of the many folks there.
And a lot discussion about the crappiness of the GOM, what was wrong with it, the need for a % SoC meter, etc. happened at that meeting. Nissan got the message.