The Plug In America Blog

Nissan generously donates LEAF to Plug In America
09.12.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Nissan generously donates LEAF to Plug In America

We would like to thank Nissan for making a generous donation of a 2018 Nissan LEAF to Plug In America! The car, which has been wrapped with the Plug In America logo, will be put to great use as a display vehicle at ride-and-drive events, giving many visitors their first

Real-life experiences installing charging in condo buildings
08.29.2019 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Real-life experiences installing charging in condo buildings

We know that a common problem for many EV consumers living in multi-unit dwellings is the difficulty of having access to charging. After the publishing the recent blog post, Installing electric vehicle charging in an apartment or condo building, two of our supporters generously shared their experiences with us in

Colorado adopts zero-emissions vehicle program
08.21.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Colorado adopts zero-emissions vehicle program

On Friday, August 16, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission adopted the zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) program, joining California and nine other states that already have a ZEV program. This is a huge step forward, as Colorado is the first state to adopt such a program in a decade and other

Real questions answered by the EV Support Program
08.02.2019 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Real questions answered by the EV Support Program

Plug In America’s EV Support Program provides personalized assistance to those with questions about electric vehicles, charging, incentives, and more. Anyone may access this service one time for free and Plug In America members have unlimited access. To get your EV questions answered by phone or email, contact the EV

Installing electric vehicle charging in an apartment or condo building
08.02.2019 - by Anthony Franzoia
Installing electric vehicle charging in an apartment or condo building

A common problem for apartment and condo dwellers that want to drive electric is a lack of access to charging. Installing charging in a multi-unit dwelling (MUD) can be difficult, but it is possible. The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) recently released a guidebook to help

07.12.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Results of the 2019 Independence Day EV Count

On July 4, Plug In America held the first annual Independence Day EV Count. Plug In America supporters across the United States ventured out into their neighborhoods to count how many EVs they can find. In total, we counted 13,750 cars, of which 569 (4.14%) were electric vehicles. All-electric vehicles

Clearing up misconceptions about electric vehicles
07.12.2019 - by Silvia Gonzalez
Clearing up misconceptions about electric vehicles

While there have been more than one million electric vehicles sold in the United States, there are still some common misconceptions that many Americans have. We, as EV drivers, can help address these and educate people about the benefits of driving electric. What other misconceptions have you encountered? Let us

Easy ways to celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your town
07.05.2019 - by Kylie Morgan
Easy ways to celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your town

Plug In America’s largest EV education campaign, National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), September 14-22, is gearing up for another successful year! Last year’s NDEW included 321 events in all 50 states and we hope to reach even more communities this year! If you can’t create a large-scale event, here are

Discover 40 plug-in models with the EV Guide
07.05.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Discover 40 plug-in models with the EV Guide

Considering an electric vehicle but not sure what options are available? Plug In America’s popular Electric Vehicle Guide lists 40 currently available all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles with the retail price and mileage range, as of June 2019. The guide is available to download as a PDF. To compare vehicles

Presidential candidates’ statements on EVs
06.21.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Presidential candidates’ statements on EVs

As you may know, Plug In America has asked (and is following up with) the declared presidential candidates to see where they stand on electric vehicles. We will continue to update this blog post and send updates in our newsletter as additional candidates make statements. If you read a statement