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Webinar: Policy and Administration Updates

How will the result of the November election affect the transportation industry, charging infrastructure, federal incentives, and efficiency mandates?  Smart transportation policies intended to increase the adoption of smart transportation have historically included legislated tax breaks, fleet acquisition incentives, manufacturing incentives, and authorizations for research and development.

By |2020-08-21T15:35:01-04:00November 10th, 2020|

2020 Drive Electric Awards Virtual Reception

Plug In America is holding a free virtual event next Tuesday at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, honoring the winners of the 2020 Drive Electric Awards. You can find more information and RSVP at https://pluginamerica.org/2020-drive-electric-awards-virtual-reception/. 

By |2020-09-16T10:14:28-04:00September 22nd, 2020|

Rebuilding Manufacturing in America: Virtual Town Hall

Join the BlueGreen Alliance and national labor, environmental and elected leaders on Wednesday, August 5 from noon – 1:00 p.m. ET for a virtual town hall focused on the actions we need to take now to rebuild American manufacturing and good jobs in communities across the nation.

By |2020-08-05T13:38:22-04:00August 5th, 2020|

Webinar: House Select Climate Committee’s Action Plan Conclusions

Join Energy Innovation and House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis staff on a webinar to discuss the recent Select Committee’s climate plan conclusions along with EI’s modeling and methodology. This webinar will examine which policies drive economy-wide decarbonization, and how advocates can integrate this information into their work.  

By |2020-07-14T17:13:30-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

International EV Driver Associations: EV Adoption in Europe and the U.S.

Plug In America has invited our colleagues at similar EV driver associations in the Netherlands, Norway, and Scotland to join us for a discussion about how EV adoption is taking place in different countries and what we can learn from one another. We will look at policies, the EV market, charging infrastructure, and consumers' [...]

By |2020-06-05T18:12:52-04:00June 23rd, 2020|

U.S. DOT Awards $130 Million for Electric Transit Buses in 40 States

The United States Department of Transportation awarded $130 million for electric transit buses and supporting infrastructure through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program on June 2, 2020. The awards were spread over 40 states and Washington D.C. and will help transit agencies accelerate the electrification of their fleets. The largest single award of [...]

By |2020-06-12T11:38:47-04:00June 12th, 2020|

What Is the Road Ahead for Electric Car Sales?

Sales of traditional new cars were already showing signs of weakness as much of the world reached “peak car” this year. But the coronavirus and the resulting economic fallout are likely to drive sales sharply lower for 2020.   Electric cars were enjoying a fast-growing, but fragile surge prior to the pandemic. Now, even [...]

By |2020-04-29T12:38:48-04:00May 19th, 2020|

Coronavirus Delays Release of New Vehicles

Source: Forbes Extended production shutdowns stemming from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have led to the delay of new model releases across the auto industry. The federal government has directed GM to produce ventilators, leading the company to postpone major redesigns for leading gas-powered models including the best-selling Silverado until 2021. Facing significant [...]

By |2020-04-13T16:36:34-04:00April 13th, 2020|

Trump Administration Weakens Light-Duty Vehicle Standards

Source: NRDC The battle around auto emissions and fuel economy standards rages on in the age of coronavirus with the Trump administration finalizing plans to roll back the Obama-era regulation on March 31st. Under the guise of making vehicles more affordable for consumers, the new rule slows the required annual increase in [...]

By |2020-04-06T16:28:07-04:00April 6th, 2020|
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