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8Pretty scenery alert: Nissan Leaf drives up a volcano on Maui

Gravity taketh away but gravity giveth back, Nissan is trying to teach all of us. The Japanese automaker has posted a two-minute video about Maui resident Neil Wagner using his Nissan Leaf to catch the legendary sunrise over the volcano in Haleakalā National Park. After climbing the more-than-10,000-foot elevation, the Leaf is shown having lost about 84 percent of its usable battery capacity.

18Report: Volcano stops JDM Nissan plant, could hurt U.S. Cube, Murano, Rogue supplies

2009 Nissan Cube – Click above for high-res image gallery

23Report: BMW could halt U.S. production due to ash cloud

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AddIt's Friday: Top Gear to blame for Icelandic volcano eruption

It seems so obvious in retrospect, doesn't it? Consider the facts. Exhibit A: Top Gear has demonstrated a penchant for visiting the faraway reaches of Iceland for some of their memorable television stunts and was seen filming in the cold just last week in one of their beloved Toyota trucks. Exhibit B: The boys at Top Gear – and especially ringleader Jeremy Clarkson Hammond – don't exactly have a stellar reputation for respecting the planet. Exhibit C: A large volcanic eruption is tak

39Top Gear takes blame for Icelandic volcano eruption

Top Gear at Iceland's Eyjafallajökull volcano – Click above for high-res image gallery

16Report: Top Gear seen filming segment on erupting Icelandic volcano

It probably could have been foreseen that an erupting volcano in Iceland would be an irresistible lure for Top Gear. The smell of lava in the gave James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond the urge to outfit a vehicle and drive from Reykjavik to the top of the caldera. Specifically, rather, it gave them the urge to get a vehicle outfitted by Arctic Trucks to make the attempt.

19VIDEO: Hamann-tuned McLaren SLR Volcano coming soon

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