[Oeva-list] Nissan Leaf/Ecotality questions

patrick0101 at gmail.com patrick0101 at gmail.com
Tue May 31 23:38:19 PDT 2011


If you qualify for the EV Project you get the "SLe" model. It is the SL
model with extras to collect and report data for the study.

Regards,
Pat
Sunlight will never cost $4/gallon


On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Scott Hippe <scott.hippe at me.com> wrote:

>
>
> There are actually two programs as part of the EV project.
>
>
> First is the Level 2 charging station for Leaf and Volt customers which is
> free and free to install if you qualify for the
> program.  This applies to both the SL and SV models of the Leaf.  I cannot
> speak for Volt models since I am a Leaf owner.
>
> Secondly, for people who order the SL model of the Leaf, Nissan charges an
> additional $700.00 for the quick charge port.
> The quick charge port is actually an option to the SL trim.  And the quick
> charge port is only available with the SL trim.
>
> However, as part of the EV project, if you order the SL trim, then you can
> also order the quick charge port for free.  This
> is really what the dealer is talking about.  The problem is that people
> still confuse the terms 'charger' and 'charging station'.
>
> Since you are ordering the SV trim, the quick charge port does not apply,
> but if you qualify, you will get the level 2
> charging station and install for free.
>
>
>
> Scott
>
>
>
> On May 31, 2011, at 5:29 PM, Jay Kubicky wrote:
>
> > I meant to say we'd requested the cheaper SV model, but the dealer
> clearly told me this (cheaper) model wasn't eligible for the free charger.
>  Someone emailed me that both models should be eligible through The EV
> Project.  I just signed up at theevproject.com so we'll see what they say.
> >
> > - Jay
> >
> >
> > On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Jay Kubicky <jay at joulesys.com> wrote:
> > We submitted a request for quotation through the Leaf website over the
> weekend and got a response the same day from our local dealer (Royal Moore
> in Hillsboro).  The price was around $600 under MSRP (I just tried to log in
> but it's already expired - was only good for two days, which seems kind of
> short for something with a 3-6 month lead-time).  I've read that we should
> qualify for a free charger from Ecotality, but the salesguy (I forget his
> name, but there's apparently just one guy at Royal Moore who handles to
> Leaf) told me we wouldn't qualify for the free charger if we bought the
> cheaper SL model.  I can't find anyplace where this is written down, nor
> does it make sense to me... does anyone know if this is true or not?
> >
> > Also, my read of the Oregon tax credit (
> http://www.nissanusa.com/ev/media/pdf/incentives/nissan-leaf-incentive-41.pdf)
> is that we would get $750 towards the car but, presumably, no credit for the
> charger if it were free.  If we did have to pay for the charger, it looks
> like the credit is 25% of the cost up to $750 (hopefully the charger is less
> than $3K).  Do I have this right?
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jay
> >
> >
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