Archive for January, 2013

01.31.2013 - by Jay Friedland
Plug In America Helps Drive Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge

I’m here in Washington DC today participating as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) rolls out the first of its new plug-in vehicle initiatives, the Workplace Charging Challenge as part of DOE’s EV Everywhere. The key goal of this program is to increase the number of employers offering plug-in vehicle

01.18.2013 - by Kirk Brown
100,000 New Year’s Resolutions

As we settle into the New Year, we wanted to look back on last year’s achievements and ahead to what might be in store for 2013. Many would call 2012 the most dynamic year in history for the American plug in vehicle market. Who would have thought entering 2012 that:

01.17.2013 - by Tom Saxton
Plug In America Research Launches Second Landmark Battery Performance Survey: Tesla Roadster

Like owners of conventional gas cars, owners of electric cars are naturally interested in understanding expectations of long-term performance and maintenance issues. In the fall of 2012, Plug In America conducted a survey of Nissan LEAF owners to gain a better understanding of the unexpected battery capacity loss reported by

01.02.2013 - by Jay Friedland
Major Win For Plug-In Incentives!

After many months of consistent work with Congress, Plug In America is extremely gratified that two major plug-in tax credits which expired at the end of 2011 were extended as part of the final “fiscal cliff” legislation just signed by President Obama. The bill passed last night (January 1st) extended