New Nissan electric car

Was generating a lot of interest at Green Festival. 100 miles on a charge. Top speed 90mph. 100% electric.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

4 Responses to New Nissan electric car

  1. I have been reading the reviews on it, they seem to hint at a reasonable car. Sadly it is very expensive compared to a conventional alternative (no great surprise I suppose).

  2. I understand there are government "green" rebate type offers in many locals that will make the electric car somewhat more affordable. And if the earlier versions are anything to go by, the maintenance costs are lower too. It will be interesting to see what the lifespan of these cars will be.

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