ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Nissan offers free charging for Leaf buyers in several markets Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 Nissan is offering free fill-ups for Bay Area residents interested in purchasing its electric car, the Leaf. Please subscribe to ClimateWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.