GRINDING GEARS: The quiet revolution of the Nissan Leaf – The Tri-City News

As of last week, many EV proponents were joyous over Tesla’s announcement that the long-awaited entry-level Model 3 was finally here.

Well, not “here,” per se, but at least available for ordering rather than merely taking deposits. At a cost of US$35,000 before freight, tax, or incentives (or $47,600 in Canada), the standard-range Model 3 is fairly basic, but better late than never.