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Minnesota is the first state in the Midwest to adopt clean car standards
07.28.2021 - by Plug In America
Minnesota is the first state in the Midwest to adopt clean car standards

Plug In America applauds the state of Minnesota and Gov. Tim Walz for adopting the clean car standards, which require that automakers sell zero-emission vehicles in the state. The law will significantly increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) available to Minnesotans, giving them greater consumer choice. This makes Minnesota

Top 10 states offering EV incentives
07.27.2021 - by Plug In America
Top 10 states offering EV incentives

Various states across the United States offer electric vehicle (EV) purchase incentives to help accelerate the adoption of zero-emission vehicles. Below is a list of the top 10 states who provide valuable incentives. Find out if your state is on the list!  For a list of incentives available in your

2021 Independence Day EV Count Results
07.13.2021 - by Plug In America
2021 Independence Day EV Count Results

The results of the 2021 Independence Day EV Count are in! Every year during the 4th of July weekend, Plug In America supporters take a stroll around their neighborhoods to count how many all-electric and plug-in hybrids they can spot. Across the United States, we counted 11,568 vehicles, of which

Update on new 2021 electric vehicle models
06.24.2021 - by Plug In America
Update on new 2021 electric vehicle models

We’re only halfway through 2021 and it’s already a big year for new EV models. While there are many highly-anticipated vehicles that are scheduled to come out in 2022 and beyond, including the Ford F-150 Lightning, below is an update on new vehicles that have debuted in 2021 and what

Plug In America joins global alliance
06.10.2021 - by Plug In America
Plug In America joins global alliance

Last week, 37 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations from 26 countries, including Plug In America, joined forces to create the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, building a worldwide EV community. The grassroots, non-profit organization collects best practices, inspiration, and information from EV driver associations and their members to help, inform, and

Visiting Ford EV Center, Biden says, “The future of the auto industry is electric”
05.18.2021 - by Joel Levin
Visiting Ford EV Center, Biden says, “The future of the auto industry is electric”

This week, President Joe Biden visited the Ford Motor Company Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan, getting a preview of the all-electric version of their F-150 pickup truck, which is the highest-selling vehicle in the country. “The future of the auto industry is electric,” said President Biden. “There’s no

Plug In America honors outstanding EV dealers
05.13.2021 - by Plug In America
Plug In America honors outstanding EV dealers

Plug In America’s PlugStar EV consumer and dealer engagement program, in partnership with SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District), recently celebrated some of the program’s outstanding dealers in recognition of their commitment to EV sales. Dealers and their sales staff were honored with trophies, plaques, and food trucks in honor of

What a month for EVs!
04.30.2021 - by Joel Levin
What a month for EVs!

We live in some exciting times. Or as Dickens might have put it, it is the best of times and it is the worst of times. There has been so much head-snapping EV news coming from Washington that I don’t even know where to start, but I’ll share some of

White House releases down payment on the future of transportation with the American Jobs Plan
04.01.2021 - by Plug In America
White House releases down payment on the future of transportation with the American Jobs Plan

On March 31st, the Biden-Harris Administration released the American Jobs Plan, a comprehensive plan to upgrade the transportation infrastructure within the U.S. The plan covers rail, freight, bridges, highways and of course, a large focus on transportation electrification. This is the down payment on the future of transportation.  What exactly

Plug In America speaks to the House Committee on Ways and Means
03.24.2021 - by Plug In America
Plug In America speaks to the House Committee on Ways and Means

Last week, Joel Levin, Plug In America’s executive director, participated in a roundtable discussion on electric vehicles with several members of the House Committee on Ways and Means, the committee responsible for all changes to tax laws. This was an exciting first for Plug In America and shows how our