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Electric motorcycles are gaining momentum
11.20.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Electric motorcycles are gaining momentum

This year, electric motorcycle momentum has been hot! Electric motorcycle companies have been reporting an increase in sales. For example, Italian electric motorcycle manufacturer Energica shared that in the first two months of 2020, they sold more electric motorcycles than in the year prior.  There is also a new streaming

What the election means for electric vehicles in 2021
11.10.2020 - by Joel Levin
What the election means for electric vehicles in 2021

Following last week’s election, Executive Director Joel Levin gives a brief update on the outlook for 2021 and how we can work together to advance electric vehicle adoption. Learn more about the 2021 EV policy landscape in our webinar, Gaining Speed: Post-Election Outlook for Transportation Electrification on Wednesday, November 18,

Top automakers showcase Nissan Ariya, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and Volkswagen ID.4
11.09.2020 - by Kylie Morgan
Top automakers showcase Nissan Ariya, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and Volkswagen ID.4

The Ford Mustang Mach-E, Nissan Ariya, and the Volkswagen ID.4 are all excepted to hit showroom floors in 2021! This year during National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), our online event, New EVs – First Look, featured in-depth previews of these upcoming EVs with representatives from Ford, Nissan, and Volkswagen. Watch

Are electric cars really better for the environment?
11.09.2020 - by Plug In America
Are electric cars really better for the environment?

Electric cars are better for the environment and for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, wherever they are charged, and however the electricity is produced. When considering the full life cycle of the vehicle, electric cars are cleaner and greener than their conventional fossil fuel-burning counterparts. While true that building an electric

Virtual EV test drive with Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow
10.22.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Virtual EV test drive with Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow

Earlier this month, Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow took us on a virtual EV test drive. She used to work at Mazda and Mattel’s Hot Wheels division, so she is a strong car enthusiast and loves how fast and smooth her Chevy Bolt drives. McMorrow has a longer commute than

Save money with an electric vehicle
10.22.2020 - by Noah Barnes
Save money with an electric vehicle

A new Consumer Reports study shows what many of us who have been driving electric vehicles (EVs) have already known—that consumers can save money with an electric vehicle over the lifetime of the vehicle. Last year, we published our own comparison of the total cost of ownership between EVs and

Plug In America Spotlight: Assistant Program Manager Kylie Morgan
10.08.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Plug In America Spotlight: Assistant Program Manager Kylie Morgan

Get to know Plug In America’s staff and board! Assistant Program Manager Kylie Morgan has managed National Drive Electric Week and Drive Electric Earth Day for three years. How does your program contribute to Plug In America’s mission?  National Drive Electric Week and Drive Electric Earth Day serve as the largest annual EV

Which electric vehicles have the longest range?
10.08.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Which electric vehicles have the longest range?

There are currently nearly 50 models of electric vehicles (EVs) available, including all-electric vehicles with a range over 200 miles and plug-in hybrid vehicles with an electric range over 30 miles. Below are a few all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles with the longest ranges. To compare all available EV models,

Electric vehicle road trip through New Hampshire
10.07.2020 - by Peter O’Connor
Electric vehicle road trip through New Hampshire

During the 2019 National Drive Electric Week, Plug In America took part in the Charge Forward EV Relay throughout the State of New Hampshire. This began at the far north end of the state, and wound its way 267 miles from Colebook to Portsmouth. Unfortunately, this year’s event could not

California Gov. Newsom calls for 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2035
09.25.2020 - by Noah Barnes
California Gov. Newsom calls for 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2035

On Wednesday, September 23, California Governor Gavin Newsom took a huge step forward in the electric vehicle (EV) movement by calling for 100% of all new car sales to be zero-emission by 2035! Plug In America has been fighting for EVs for nearly 20 years, dating back to the days