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The Plug In America Blog

01.01.2019 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
Director of Finance and Administration

Job Announcement Job Title: Director of Finance and Administration, Full-Time Position Location: Los Angeles, CA Love cars? Want to change the world? This is a unique opportunity to take a leading role at Plug In America, the national consumer voice for electric vehicles. Plug In America is a rapidly growing non-profit organization

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

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