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Plug In America applauds California Governor Brown’s carbon neutrality and clean electricity goals
09.17.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Plug In America applauds California Governor Brown’s carbon neutrality and clean electricity goals

Last week, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a bill setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal and issued an executive order to achieve total carbon neutrality by 2045. Plug In America applauds Gov. Brown for this action and affirms that transportation electrification, including electric cars, buses, trucks and

Plug-in road trips across America, part 2
08.30.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Plug-in road trips across America, part 2

We all know that plug-in vehicles are great for daily commutes, but are EVs a viable option for those who want to hit the road and see America? We asked EV drivers to submit their road trip stories and were overwhelmed by the response! Below are just a few of

First annual Drive Electric Awards presented to EV leaders
08.30.2018 - by Noah Barnes
First annual Drive Electric Awards presented to EV leaders

The first annual Drive Electric Awards will be presented to three National Drive Electric Week event organizers, two individuals and one organization, honoring each of their significant contributions to electric vehicle movement. The 2018 Drive Electric Award winners are: National Drive Electric Week Event Organizers Each of these event organizers

Colorado makes a move to adopt the ZEV mandate
08.21.2018 - by Katherine Stainken
Colorado makes a move to adopt the ZEV mandate

On Thursday, August 16, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) took the first step toward establishing the Colorado Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) program, incorporating the requirements of the California LEV program. This is in response to an Executive Order from Governor Hickenlooper to maintain progress on clean vehicles despite the

New CA program offers EV assistance for low- to moderate-income residents
08.17.2018 - by Noah Barnes
New CA program offers EV assistance for low- to moderate-income residents

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program provides grants and affordable financing to help low- to moderate-income Californians purchase a new or used hybrid or electric vehicle. The program’s goal is to make clean vehicles accessible and affordable to all who qualify and in doing so improve air quality for all. The

Plug In America challenging Trump administration to protect clean car standards
08.06.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Plug In America challenging Trump administration to protect clean car standards

On August 2, the Trump administration proposed rolling back clean car standards and revoking the authority of states to set stronger limits on vehicle emissions. In response, Plug In America is joining a lawsuit against the federal government to defend clean air, national security, public health, and the global climate.

Plug-in road trips across America
07.31.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Plug-in road trips across America

We all know that plug-in vehicles are great for daily commutes, but are EVs a viable option for those who want to hit the road and see America? We asked EV drivers to submit their road trip stories and were overwhelmed by the response! Below are just a few of

Share your EV road trip story
07.19.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Share your EV road trip story

Update 7/31/2018: We’ve posted many of the incredible responses we’ve received at Plug-In road trips across America! Summer is here and many drivers are heading out on road trips in their electric vehicles. There is a misconception that road trips are impossible in EVs, so we want hear your story!