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Plug In America Podcast

The Plug In America Podcast keeps listeners informed about efforts to get more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids into drivers' hands. Through interviews with the directors of Plug In America and other experts, the podcast will explore the environmental benefits of plug-in vehicles, the ever-changing politics surrounding plug-in initiatives, and the latest announcements by vehicle manufacturers. Contact the Plug In America podcast at podcast@pluginamerica.org.

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EV Owner Charging Choices & Survey - Sunday, December 29, 2013
Bob Tregilus speaks with Dr. Don MacKenzie, Assistant Professor - Transportation Engineering, University of Washington about EV Owner Charging habits.  They discuss the results of a PHEV Prius Study about EV Charging behavior and introduce a new survey about EV Charging habits. Link to Survey discussed:EV Charging Choices, University of...
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Bob Tregilus and Shawn Otto of ScienceDebate.org discuss critical thinking techniques and pitfalls when evaluating scientific and technical articles in the popular media and elsewhere about electric cars. They discuss his review of his new Model S and parse the Ozzie Zehner article(s), 1, 2, & 3, in the context of science, public policy,...
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Charging from the Industry's Perspective - Wednesday, October 30, 2013
In part 4 of the Charging Series, Bob Tregilus and Rudy Garcia, National Sales Director of Verdek, LLC discuss charging from the industry’s perspective, how it can be monetized or not, how to find charging stations, and how to get one installed at your business. Charging Series Episodes:Episode 1: Charging 101Episode 2: Home ChargingEpisode 3:...
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The Dealer Problem - Monday, October 21, 2013
Bob Tregilus speaks with John Voelcker of Green Car Reports about the challenges facing Electric Vehicles with the way Dealers are setup.   Other resources: Green Car Reports
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Public Charging - Monday, September 9, 2013
This is Episode 3 of the Charging Series. Bob talks with Tom Saxton, Plug In America's Chief Science Officer, about Public Charging. After a quick review of charging levels they discuss how to find charging stations, how to access public charging stations (access cards), free range charging and EV Public Charging Laws and Etiquette. Other...
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Home Charging - Tuesday, September 3, 2013
In Part 2 of the Electric Vehicle Charging Series Bob speaks with Plug In America Co-Founder, Paul Scott.  They drill down and get the details of home charging for both single family-dwellings as well as multi-family dwellings such as apartment buildings and condominiums.
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In this show Bob talks with Gina Coplon-Newfield, director of Green Fleets & Electric Vehicles Initiative for the Sierra Club about Sierra Club's future fleets program, their new EV guide and their participation in National Plug In Day.Website resources:Sierra Club Future Fleet Campaign: http://content.sierraclub.org/beyondoil/green-...
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Electric Vehicle Charging 101 - Tuesday, August 27, 2013
In Part 1 of an Electric Vehicle Charging Series, Bob Tregilus talks with Plug In America Vice-President, Chad Schwitters about the broad overview of the EV charging space. Other resources:Public & Fleet Electric Vehicle Charging Webinar Electric Vehicle Accessory Tracker
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Electric Vehicles and Solar Energy - Monday, July 15, 2013
Bob Tregilus & Andrew Bell discuss the nexus between electric vehicles and solar energy, aka EVPV.   Relevant Links: Solar Energy Society of Alberta: http://solaralberta.ca/ The Future of Transportation Symposium: http://solaralberta.ca/news/future-transportation-symposium-april-27-2013 Guest: Andrew Bell http://abel-video.wix.com/...
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Bob Tregilus debuts as our new podcast host with a conversation with Chelsea Sexton about the Electric Generation and educating the public about plug-in vehicles.
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