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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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EVs in the Air Force - Sunday, June 12, 2011
The US Air Force has a long history of using EVs. Hear Lt. Col. Brian Rusler provide the inside scoop on the Air Force’s current renewable energy program and the significant role EVs will play in achieving its ambitious goals.
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Air Force Veteran Speaks Out on EVs - Sunday, June 12, 2011
Tim Goodrich is a veteran Air Force pilot who was deployed three times in the Middle East and later visited that area as part of a citizen fact-finding mission. In this podcast, Tim shares his first-hand knowledge of what went and tells us how it opened his eyes to the environmental, strategic, and humanitarian importance of EVs.
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Polar Bear Tells All! - Tuesday, April 19, 2011
In its very first inter-species podcast, Plug In America talks with a polar bear. And this is not just any Ursus Maritimus - this bear's appearance in the wildly popular Nissan commercial has catapulted him to instant fame. Here, P-Bear discusses his sudden celebrityk, how it has affected his personal life, and how he plans to spend his...
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Chris Paine's "Revenge" - Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Director Chris Paine has described his influential 2006 documentary, "Who Killed the Electric Car?" as being "about how corporations can make some very bad decisions." His newest work, as revealed in this interview, carries a dramatically different message. Here Chris discusses the genesis of the soon-to-premiere "Revenge of the Electric Car"...
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"Electric" Tells All - Friday, April 15, 2011
Stephen Zimpel, who portrays "Electric" in Plug In America's wildly popular service announcements, reveals his past life as a "petrol head" and discusses how making the spots radically changed his perspective on EVs.
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A Million EVs in Four Years? Really? - Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Marc Geller, longtime EV driver and activist, discusses the Administration's ambitious plan to put 1 million EVs on America's roads by 2015. So many, so quickly - is it possible? Marc weighs in with a resounding "yes!" and tells us why.
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EVs Deep in the Heart of Texas - Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Sara Bisig, owner of Go Green Eco Taxi, has established a thriving electric taxi service right in the middle of Texas oil country. Inspired by the film "Who Killed the Electric Car," this eco-entrepreneur is simmultaneously having fun and "changing the world, one taxi ride at a time."
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Linda Nicholes and Howard Stein recount the tale of a harrowing Toyota transport chase and other successful efforts that protected hundreds of RAV4 EVs from future dates with the crusher.
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Living History - Inaugural Parade West - Monday, September 27, 2010
Zan Dubin Scott, Plug In America's Communications Director, describes the 2008 Inaugural Parade West, when EV drivers and supporters sent their message to Washington, loud and clear: We want plug-in EVs on the road NOW! More photos from the Parade.
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Sherry Boschert discusses upcoming EVents - Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Q: What do a conference on the "built environment," an expo of high-tech, eco-friendly vehicles, and a forum whose mission is "...inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life..." have in common? A: All three are sponsoring activities in the Bay Area over the next few weeks -- and Plug In America will be a presence at each...
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