The Plug In America Blog

EV Driver Bill of Rights introduced in California Assembly
07.19.2018 - by Noah Barnes
EV Driver Bill of Rights introduced in California Assembly

Plug In America has worked with California Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi to introduce House Resolution 117, the EV Driver Bill of Rights. The resolution outlines the rights of EV drivers relating to the purchase process for a new or used EV, as well as the rights EV drivers can expect for

Celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your community
07.18.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Celebrate National Drive Electric Week in your community

National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), to be held September 8–16, 2018, is a celebration of electric vehicles from coast to coast. Last year, we reached more than 120,000 people through 276 events in all 50 states and we’re currently on track to surpass last year! NDEW events are created by

New EV driver describes his transition to electric
07.05.2018 - by Noah Barnes
New EV driver describes his transition to electric

I’ll admit it: Just a few months ago, I knew almost nothing about electric vehicles. I had heard about Tesla and knew there were a few other EVs on the market, but I never took the time to learn about how they work or why they’re a better option. I

How do the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 compare?
07.05.2018 - by Dency Nelson
How do the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 compare?

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 13 years since a handful of us early EV advocates founded Plug In America, coming off of our unsuccessful effort to save the last of the EV1s from the crusher and our somewhat more successful effort to save the remaining original Toyota RAV4

Plug In America brings the EV to Capitol Hill
07.05.2018 - by Katherine Stainken
Plug In America brings the EV to Capitol Hill

On June 28, Plug In America brought the latest makes and models of EVs to Capitol Hill for the second annual U.S. Senate EV Ride and Drive. Hosted in partnership with the Senate Auto Caucus, the event was attended by Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL), Rep. David

Advocate for EVs with the Model Policy Toolkit 2.0
06.19.2018 - by Katherine Stainken
Advocate for EVs with the Model Policy Toolkit 2.0

As the electric vehicle (EV) market moves from the early adopter phase to the mass market stage, smart and supportive policies can help to accelerate the widespread adoption of EVs at the local and state levels. The most effective policies driving adoption of these vehicles today include HOV lane access,

06.18.2018 - 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

06.12.2018 - by Noah Barnes
Program Manager

Job Title: Program Manager, Full-Time Position Location: Los Angeles, CA or Boston, MA This position may require travel in California, the Northeast and other locations around the U.S. Primary Responsibilities: The Program Manager will implement Plug In America’s “PlugStar”-branded consumer engagement initiatives, serving as a key member of the EV

Why aren’t U.S. automakers more worried?
06.07.2018 - by Joel Levin
Why aren’t U.S. automakers more worried?

It is standard business logic than when a market is growing quickly, an ambitious business should devote its efforts to capturing market share. Profits can wait for later. It is much easier to find new customers when they are coming into the market for the first time. It is far