“The mainstream audience hopefully will take away that this is a good around town and commuting car that is also quite capable for longer trips, if given enough time,” Williams said.
Averaging 230 miles per day, Williams mapped out his trip using sites such as PlugShare and Recargo to plan a route and locate charging stations.
The “BC2BC” experiment led Williams up the coast and through areas of the country without guaranteed access to charging stations but with the help of the West Coast Green Highway, he was able to recharge and reach his destination without incident. Running along the I-5 corridor and extending through Washington, Oregon, California and British Columbia the West Coast Green Highway has put forth an initiative to promote the use of electric and alternative-
A Relay Rally Team of Nissan LEAF enthusiasts brought the BC2BC vehicle down from Canada and stopped at Nissan of Elk Grove to recharge. The 3-week expedition ended in San Diego, California after participating in the 2012 “REFUEL” event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Williams was able to indulge in a little adventure as well as spread awareness and advocate the EV mission.
For more information on the Nissan LEAF, visit Nissan of Elk Grove located in Sacramento, California.