Archive for December, 2016

Plug In America Blazes a Trail to Market for PEVs
12.22.2016 - by Eric Cahill
Plug In America Blazes a Trail to Market for PEVs

Dealers and their sales staff are central to growing sales in the fledgling market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). Nearly all new PEVs (excluding Tesla) are sold through independently owned dealerships. Yet an increasing number of reports show that many dealers struggle with selling PEVs, citing low consumer awareness, limited

12.21.2016 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
Governors of Colorado, Utah and Nevada announce joint action to build regional electric vehicle corridor

Colorado State Press Release MULTIPLE LOCATIONS — Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 — The Governors of Colorado, Utah and Nevada today jointly announced that they will work together over the next year to develop complementary plans for building an electric vehicle charging network across key highway corridors in their states. The

12.21.2016 - by John U'Ren
Working for You in 2017 – A New Political Landscape

Watch our Executive Director, Joel Levin, discuss Plug In America’s role in a changing political landscape: Want more? Check out our entire video library here.

12.21.2016 - by John U'Ren
Working for You in 2017 – Supporting Customers by Supporting Dealers

Watch our Program Director Eric Cahill discuss our upcoming dealer engagement program: Want more? Check out our entire video library here.

12.21.2016 - by John U'Ren
Working for You in 2017 – Social Media Connecting EV Drivers

Watch Patrick Harbison, our Communications Consultant, talk about how social media is connecting EV Drivers: Want to see more? Check out our entire video library here.

12.21.2016 - by John U'Ren
Working for You in 2017 – Protecting Electric Car Incentives

Check out our newest video with our Policy Director, Katherine Stainken! Want to see more? Find all our other videos here.

12.09.2016 - by John U'Ren
Electric Motorcycles: Present and Future

This week, Plug In America’s John U’Ren had the opportunity to interview Harlan Flagg at Hollywood Electrics about the present and future of electric motorcycles. Hollywood Electrics first opened back in 2009, and quickly established itself as the largest dealer of electric motorcycles in the world. Increasingly, electric cars are entering

12.07.2016 - by John U'Ren
EVs and their Advocates: Years of Living Dangerously

Actor Ty Burrell likes to live dangerously, but not when it comes to climate change. Watch him in the next episode of Years of Living Dangerously, airing Wednesday December 7th, where he takes to the road to see the environmental revolutions being made in electric vehicles (#EVs) and autonomous vehicles (AVs). Don’t miss

12.06.2016 - by John U'Ren
“Quiet Car” Rule Causes Uproar

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has announced a new requirement for electric and hybrid cars: an audible alert.  Beginning in September 2019, all new production hybrid and electric cars will have to comply with a minimum noise level in an effort to both prevent collisions with pedestrians and bicyclists

12.05.2016 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
Plug In America, Working for You in 2017

Watch these special messages from Plug In America, then please consider making a donation to support our work in 2017 and beyond. Katherine Stainken, Policy Director Patrick Harbison, Communications Advisor Katherine Stainken, Policy Director