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08.25.2017 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
NDEW LA FAQs 2017

NDEW-LA-FAQs

08.14.2017 - by John U'Ren
Ask the EV Experts: How Reliable is an Electric Car’s Motor?

In our latest episode of Ask the EV Experts, we answer a questions from our viewer Alice. Have a question of your own? Let us know in the comments below, post it on Facebook, Tweet at us, or email us at info@pluginamerica.org #AskTheEVExpert Question: “One of my favorite things about my

The World’s Biggest Celebration of the Electric Car
08.14.2017 - by Joel Levin
The World’s Biggest Celebration of the Electric Car

National Drive Electric Week is coming up, September 9-17, and this year there is a lot to celebrate. 2017 is feeling more and more like the year that EVs really hit the mainstream. France and the United Kingdom have joined the list of countries phasing out internal combustion engine cars

The Most Important Vehicle of the Century
08.09.2017 - by Joel Levin
The Most Important Vehicle of the Century

“The Most Important Vehicle of the Century” Those aren’t my words. That is what Motor Trend glowingly called the Tesla Model 3 when they were fortunate enough to take a test drive in one of the first few vehicles on the road. I haven ’t been in one yet, but I

07.13.2017 - by John U'Ren
Plug In America’s Policy Director Katherine Stainken on Georgia’s Tax Credit

Check out this latest article in Utility Drive where PIA’s very own Katherine Stainken shares why resurrecting Georgia’s EV tax credit is so important for the state’s economy. “Two years ago, Georgia lawmakers got rid of an attractive $5,000 tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles —and replaced it

Used Electric Car Buyers’ Guide Now Live!
07.12.2017 - by John U'Ren
Used Electric Car Buyers’ Guide Now Live!

Looking into getting a used electric car? Learn what to look for and what to avoid in our new Used Electric Car Buyers’ Guide.  Click the image below to head on over!

Summer is for Shaking Hands…with Your Representatives!
07.09.2017 - by Katherine Stainken
Summer is for Shaking Hands…with Your Representatives!

The summer is finally here! July is the month for watermelon, BBQ’s, trips to the beach, lake or pool, vacation, contacting your Representatives… Yes, you read that last one right. Time to contact your Representatives! Congress is still in session right now, but August recess is right around the corner.

What’s the Best Electric Car?
07.09.2017 - by Joel Levin
What’s the Best Electric Car?

I get this question a lot. But there isn’t really a single answer. As with gas cars (and toasters) the real question to ask is, “what’s the best electric car for me?” People have varied needs and tastes, and the car (or toaster) that works best for me might not

Southern California Edison Offers $450 Rebate for EV Drivers
06.05.2017 - by John U'Ren
Southern California Edison Offers $450 Rebate for EV Drivers

In an effort to put more plug-in cars on the road and help fight climate change, Southern California Edison is now offering a $450 rebate for its EV-driving customers.  This new incentive is available to SCE customers who own or are leasing a plug-in electric vehicle, and is issued on

Climate Change Is Real
06.01.2017 - by Joel Levin
Climate Change Is Real

Despite what the President may think, climate change is real; it’s an existential threat to our society; and it requires our utmost attention and determination right now. Pulling out of the Paris Accord, signed by nearly every country on Earth, is a tremendous step in the wrong direction. The good