Nissan digital EV education series: part 1

Nissan tackles Asia and Oceania’s top four EV myths in a new digital education series: Demystifying Electric Vehicles

To support the growing demand for info on electric vehicles, Nissan Asia & Oceania have launched the first of four videos aiming to bust myths around EVs.

The four-part video series covers charging, range, driving and ownership, thereby tackling the most common questions surrounding EVs and myths around them. Leading the discussion, Tim Jarvis, Australian explorer and environmental scientist, and Naya Ehrlich-Adam, founder of sustainable food business Broccoli Revolution in Bangkok, team up to discuss questions about EVs based on their personal experiences and preferences.

, Australian explorer and environmental scientist, and Naya Ehrlich-Adam, founder of sustainable food business Broccoli Revolution in Bangkok, team up to discuss questions about EVs based on their personal experiences and preferences.

While the infrastructure develops, we aim to shed light for buyers on the truth behind EVs and debunk misconceptions on owning and driving such vehicles, such as the Nissan LEAF. Like any new technology, people crave information about how it works, in real terms. And it was important to share such tips in a relatable manner that buyers can understand, supported by Nissan expertise.

Vincent Wijnen, senior vice president for Nissan Asia & Oceania

Charging tips

In the first video on EV charging, Nissan shares data and tips on how EV owners can charge their vehicles, using the three main charging options for the Nissan LEAF as an example: standard outlet charging, wall box charging and quick charging.

  • Similar to plugging a smartphone to charge, 80-90 percent of Nissan LEAF owners choose to charge their cars at home with the universal cable that comes with their car, mostly overnight.
  • LEAF owners have the option of equipping their homes, offices or any useful place with a wall box, which provides a full charge within 5-7 hours – faster than standard socket charging.
  • It takes just 40 to 60 minutes to replenish battery levels to 80 percent via quick charging stations, often located in convenient areas such as shopping malls.

The video also clarifies potential safety concerns of some, highlighting charging EVs can be safely be performed in the rain – a situation often faced in the rainy season across Asia and Oceania.

Nissan Leaf charing  infographic

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