The Plug In America Blog

11.13.2018 - by Joel Levin
Everyone knows you can’t make a profit selling electric cars

Ten years ago, skeptics said that electric cars were just fancy golf carts that couldn’t go on the freeway, weren’t any fun to drive and didn’t have any sense of style. That was before the Model S came out. Then they said, sure, you can hand build a few EVs,

Coming Soon to a Dealership Near You: 2019 Models
11.07.2018 - by John U'Ren
Coming Soon to a Dealership Near You: 2019 Models

With 2019 fast approaching, Americans across the country head to their local auto shows and dealerships to see the latest and greatest in the automotive world. Here at Plug In America, we know that the truly latest and greatest 2019 models have one thing in common: they’re all electric. Whether

Celebrate one million EVs with our exclusive license plate frame
10.30.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Celebrate one million EVs with our exclusive license plate frame

For a limited time, Plug In America paid supporters can receive a special-edition license plate frame celebrating one million electric vehicles sold in the United States. This is a great way to let everyone know that EVs are here, they’re practical, and there are now more than a million on

The long road ahead
10.16.2018 - by John U'Ren
The long road ahead

There are now one million electric cars on the road in America. Where We Go From Here The future of the electric car is fairly certain: there’s going to be a lot more of them on America’s roads. For the millionth (ha!) time: EVs are not a fad. So we

From EV1 to 1 Million: EV Pioneers Reflect
10.15.2018 - by John U'Ren
From EV1 to 1 Million: EV Pioneers Reflect

We’re finally here: one million electric cars sold in America.  In this blog post, we look back at how far we’ve come, from the early days of Tesla Roadsters, RAV4 EVs and EV1s to the multitude of excellent electric models on the market today. We asked a few of the many

EV policy updates from across the country
10.12.2018 - by Katherine Stainken
EV policy updates from across the country

Plug In America has been hard at work fighting the federal government’s attempt to roll back the clean car standards—a direct attack on electric vehicles. (If you haven’t yet signed that petition, please do so before the October 26 deadline!) But we also work with state governments to ensure our

10.12.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Share your “Why I Drive Electric” video

 There are many reasons for driving electric, whether it’s cleaner air, vehicle performance, technology or convenience. We want to hear why you drive electric! Create your own short video telling us why you drive an EV and we will share through our social media and online platforms, so we

What does Tesla’s surge mean for the EV market?
10.11.2018 - by John U'Ren
What does Tesla’s surge mean for the EV market?

Tesla has, as of September 30, sold more than 78,000 Model 3s in the United States. If fourth quarter 2018 sales can match third quarter (and there is no reason to think they won’t), then Tesla Model 3 sales for 2018 would stand at 132,000. Oh, and for September, the

09.27.2018 - by John U'Ren
EV drivers charged up for clean car standards hearing and rally

On Monday, September 24, EV drivers and Plug In America gathered in Fresno, CA to rally against the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation proposal to roll back the clean car standards and attack the single largest policy driver of EV sales today, in advance of the public hearing

09.26.2018 - by John U'Ren
The importance of NDEW

As this year’s National Drive Electric Week comes to a close, we look back on a monumental week where over three hundred events across six countries and all fifty states showcased electric cars to the general public.  Taken together, this is the result of months of tireless preparation by not