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Colorado takes steps to promote zero emission vehicles
01.17.2019 - by Noah Barnes
Colorado takes steps to promote zero emission vehicles

Last week, Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado signed a executive order that contained many positive initiatives promoting electric vehicles. The state had already taken steps toward transportation electrification, including a $5,000 EV tax credit and a goal of 940,000 EVs on the road by 2030. This executive order builds upon

Cadillac is going electric
01.16.2019 - by John U'Ren
Cadillac is going electric

The big electric car news out of Detroit these days is GM’s decision to make Cadillac their leading electric brand. Starting in 2021, GM will be launching what they refer to as the “BEV3” platform as an all-electric long range Cadillac. The BEV3 platform (GM terminology, the Voltec Gen 1

Plug In America helps develop Northeast/Mid-Atlantic low-carbon transportation strategy
01.03.2019 - by Peter O’Connor
Plug In America helps develop Northeast/Mid-Atlantic low-carbon transportation strategy

On Tuesday, December 18, a coalition of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia) and the District of Columbia announced their intention to develop a low-carbon transportation strategy. Transportation accounts for approximately 28% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United

Positive shifts in 2018 and looking forward to 2019
12.31.2018 - by John U’Ren
Positive shifts in 2018 and looking forward to 2019

Last year, 2018, will certainly go down as a landmark year in the history of the electric car. It wasn’t long ago that most Americans (except our small, motivated community of EV enthusiasts) considered personal ownership of electric car a complete non-starter or had no idea that electric cars were

Finally, an electric truck
12.06.2018 - by John U'Ren
Finally, an electric truck

Rivian, a new Michigan-based EV startup, has just debuted their R1T all-electric truck at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It’s quite an impressive truck, with a 400-mile range, four 200-horsepower electric motors, 11,000 pound towing capacity, 160 kW fast charger that promises 200 miles of range in 30 minutes, and

Chevy Volt given the electric chair
12.03.2018 - by John U'Ren
Chevy Volt given the electric chair

The Chevrolet Volt, one of the most iconic and important electric cars of the 21st century, will be history after 2019. Since it originally went on sale in December 2010, it has occupied a unique position in the American plug-in car lineup as the only true extended range electric vehicle

11.21.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Research Analyst

Job Title: Research Analyst, (Full-Time Position, 1 year term with potential to extend) Location: Los Angeles or Sacramento, CA. This position may require travel in California, the Northeast and other locations around the United States (up to 20%). Primary Responsibilities: The Research Analyst performs a variety of research and other

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