Archive for July, 2018

Plug-in road trips across America
07.31.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Plug-in road trips across America

We all know that plug-in vehicles are great for daily commutes, but are EVs a viable option for those who want to hit the road and see America? We asked EV drivers to submit their road trip stories and were overwhelmed by the response! Below are just a few of

Share your EV road trip story
07.19.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Share your EV road trip story

Update 7/31/2018: We’ve posted many of the incredible responses we’ve received at Plug-In road trips across America! Summer is here and many drivers are heading out on road trips in their electric vehicles. There is a misconception that road trips are impossible in EVs, so we want hear your story!

EV Driver Bill of Rights introduced in California Assembly
07.19.2018 - by Noah Barnes
EV Driver Bill of Rights introduced in California Assembly

Plug In America has worked with California Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi to introduce House Resolution 117, the EV Driver Bill of Rights. The resolution outlines the rights of EV drivers relating to the purchase process for a new or used EV, as well as the rights EV drivers can expect for

Celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your community
07.18.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your community

National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), to be held September 8–16, 2018, is a celebration of electric vehicles from coast to coast. Last year, we reached more than 120,000 people through 276 events in all 50 states and we’re currently on track to surpass last year! NDEW events are created by

New EV driver describes his transition to electric
07.05.2018 - by Noah Barnes
New EV driver describes his transition to electric

I’ll admit it: Just a few months ago, I knew almost nothing about electric vehicles. I had heard about Tesla and knew there were a few other EVs on the market, but I never took the time to learn about how they work or why they’re a better option. I

How do the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 compare?
07.05.2018 - by Dency Nelson
How do the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 compare?

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 13 years since a handful of us early EV advocates founded Plug In America, coming off of our unsuccessful effort to save the last of the EV1s from the crusher and our somewhat more successful effort to save the remaining original Toyota RAV4

Plug In America brings the EV to Capitol Hill
07.05.2018 - by Katherine Stainken
Plug In America brings the EV to Capitol Hill

On June 28, Plug In America brought the latest makes and models of EVs to Capitol Hill for the second annual U.S. Senate EV Ride and Drive. Hosted in partnership with the Senate Auto Caucus, the event was attended by Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL), Rep. David