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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

Exciting online events during National Drive Electric Week
09.15.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Exciting online events during National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) is in less than two weeks! This year, many NDEW events have shifted to an online format. Some events will have special guests like TV personalities Bill Nye and Jay Leno, race car driver and environmental activist Leilani Münter, and NPR host Peter Sagal. Below

Electric Vehicle educational videos from Nevada
09.15.2020 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Electric Vehicle educational videos from Nevada

We have partnered with EV advocates in Nevada to create a 10-part video series about the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs). These videos were recorded during the Nevada Transportation Electrification Forum earlier this year, before the COVID-19 quarantine. Currently, four videos have been released, included below, but follow us on

2020 Drive Electric Awards Virtual Reception
09.01.2020 - by Plug In America
2020 Drive Electric Awards Virtual Reception

The 2020 Drive Electric Awards were presented during a streaming online event on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Featuring: Remarks by Executive Director Joel Levin An update on EV policy from Policy Director Katherine Stainken A tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award winner Linda Nicholes Acceptance speeches from Drive Electric Awards winners: Fully Charged (Robert

Plug In America announces winners of 2020 Drive Electric Awards
09.01.2020 - by Plug In America
Plug In America announces winners of 2020 Drive Electric Awards

Plug In America has announced the honorees of the 2020 Drive Electric Awards. Now in its third year, the awards honor individuals and organizations that have contributed to the electric vehicle movement. “More than 1.5 million electric vehicles have been sold in the United States and that might not have