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Tip For Nissan LEAF Drivers

Bay Area Nissan LEAF drivers recently learned that it is possible to send a Google Map location to their GPS. Mark Robichek (robichek@sbcglobal.net) learned the process, with a little trial and error, and shares his step-by-step procedure with everyone.

On your computer:

1. Go to http://maps.google.com
2. Enter the location
3. On the page top right, click on the envelope ("Send" will appear if you 'hover over' it)
4. Click on "Car"
5. Under "Mark", Select "Nissan" from the drop-down menu
6. Enter you Carwings account username
7. Click on "Send"

In you car:

1. Press "Menu"
2. Press "Carwings"
3. Press "All Information Feeds"
4. Press "Google Maps"
5. Press "1 Send to Car" and wait while the GPS connects to the information center
6. Press "Pause" when the location is displayed
7. Press "Store Point" to store the location in your GPS Address Book

Article from Electric Auto Association September 2011 Vol. 43 No. 9