Archive for May, 2017

Ford’s Opportunity to Dream Big on EVs
05.24.2017 - by John U'Ren
Ford’s Opportunity to Dream Big on EVs

    We learned recently that Jim Hackett has been appointed the new president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, with a mandate from Chairman Bill Ford to “transform the company to meet tomorrow’s challenges.” There has been much speculation that this is coming from a shareholder demand for the

The Electric Car Takes Capitol Hill
05.05.2017 - by Katherine Stainken
The Electric Car Takes Capitol Hill

Plug In America recently staged a day-long ride and drive event for U.S. Senators and their staff. It was a milestone for Plug In America and for the electric car. Hundreds of Senate staff showed up to learn about and drive electric cars, most for the first time. The event

Ask the EV Experts: Charging Etiquette
05.05.2017 - by John U'Ren
Ask the EV Experts: Charging Etiquette

In our latest episode of Ask the EV Experts, we answer a questions from two of our viewers, Joe and Robert. Have a question of your own? Let us know in the comments below, post it on Facebook, Tweet at us, or email us at info@pluginamerica.org #AskTheEVExpert Question 1: “Does it

05.05.2017 - by John U'Ren
Ask the EV Experts: The Different Charging Levels Explained

In our latest episode of Ask the EV Experts, we answer a questions from two of our viewers, Richard and Hannah. Have a question of your own? Let us know in the comments below, post it on Facebook, Tweet at us, or email us at info@pluginamerica.org #AskTheEVExpert Question 1: “What does

05.03.2017 - by Jay Friedland
Plug In America Honors Student Scientists and Engineers at the California State Science Fair

Continuing its tradition of supporting student scientists and engineers working on EV related research, last week Plug In America gave out four special awards at the 2017 California State Science Fair. Two awards went to students in the Junior division (grades 6-8) and two to the Senior division (grades 9-12).