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Saturday, December 31, 2016

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Plug In America Blazes a Trail to Market for PEVs

Dealers and their sales staff are central to growing sales in the fledgling market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). Nearly all new PEVs (excluding Tesla) are sold through independently owned dealerships. Yet an increasing number of reports show that many dealers struggle. These reports suggest dealers could be doing more, with the help of manufacturers and potentially others, to spur PEV adoption. Read more from Eric Cahill.

Electric Motorcycles Present and Future

Increasingly, electric cars are entering the mainstream consciousness of consumers, but other electric vehicles are also making significant strides, including affordable, long-range, and really fast two-wheelers.

"Electric motorcycles are more in reach for most people in terms of affordability and capability," Harlan Flagg, of Hollywood Electrics, said. Read more about electric motorcycles.

Ask the EV Experts: Plugging in on Vacation?

Next up on our series, Ask the EV Expert, Eileen in Connecticut wonders if she should leave her EV plugged in, or not, while away on vacation.

The answer? It depends on which electric car you drive, and some other factors.
Watch the video.

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Please consider being a Sustaining Supporter. These on-going contributions are the most valuable to us.

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1) Advocate for EVs with the new presidential administration. We will not let the federal EV tax credit go away!

2) Educate the public and policymakers about why EVs are better and just make sense. Check out this video on our outreach efforts.

3) Strengthen National Drive Electric Week, so that next year people in every state can personally experience these vehicles and meet the drivers.

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Growing EV Charging Infrastructure

Governors of Colorado, Utah and Nevada announce joint action to build regional electric vehicle corridor

By Rosser1954 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

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