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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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Dallas Plugs In! - Friday, October 14, 2011
One of the twenty-six cities that will be celebrating National Plug-In Day is – surprisingly – Dallas. In this podcast, Dave Aasheim and Jenny Danieau talk about "tailgate without tailpipes," the EVent they've organized to promote electric cars deep in the heart of Texas oil country.
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Davis Plugs In! - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
National Plug-In Day is spreading like wildfire! Four short weeks ago, EVents were being planned in "only" 12 cities; today 22 cities across the country are hosting National Plug-In Day activities. In this podcast, Chris Granger and Manny Rin from Davis, California describe the "electric cruise-about" they have organized as part of the...
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Orange County Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
As October 16 gets closer, America’s EV community is moving towards a historic first: the very first nationwide EVent. In this podcast, Plug-In America’s own Linda Nicholes shares her unusual perspective on National Plug-In Day. A few short years ago, Linda took to the streets as one of a handful of EV drivers in the Don’t Crush protests....
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San Francisco Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
Marc Geller is the National Plug-In Day events captain for San Francisco and a veteran of the EV scene. In this interview, Marc gives us some historical perspective as he examines the contrast between the "desperation" of early EV protests and the "celebration" of National Plug-In Day. Later, Marc provides information about the EVents of San...
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New York City Plugs In! - Monday, October 10, 2011
National Plug-In Day is getting closer! In six short days , grassroots organizations from LA to New York will be celebrating history’s first nationwide EV event. In this podcast, Nate Pinsley the event director for NYC Plug-In Day tells us exactly what NY City’s EV community means when they offer to show the world “How it’s done, New York style...
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Tucson Plugs In! - Saturday, October 8, 2011
When Benjamin Nead, Tucson radio personality and clean-energy enthusiast, heard about National Plug-In Day, he knew he had to get involved. In this podcast, Benjamin describes the birth and purpose of Tucson Plugs In 2011, the "organization of one" that has added Tucson to the list of cities celebrating this nationwide EVent. Benjamin gives...
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Sierra Club Plugs In! - Friday, October 7, 2011
Gina Coplon-Newfield, the woman heading up Sierra Club's national EV campaign, coordinates grassroots organizations all over the country as they celebrate National Plug-In Day. In this interview, Gina discusses Sierra Club's historical involvement with plug-ins and its seminal role in organizing America's first nationwide EVent.
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National Plug-In Day is Coming! - Monday, September 26, 2011
On October 16, EV enthusiasts in more than 20 cities nationwide will be celebrating National Plug-In Day. From Knoxville to Seattle, grassroot organizations are working with the likes of Sierra Club, Electric Auto Association, and Plug In America to spread the word through EVents like plug-in parades and no-tailpipe tailgate parties. In this...
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Chargers Demystified - Thursday, August 18, 2011
Can you charge an EV in the rain? What if you accidentally drive away while the charger is still connected? As EVs enter the mainstream, both owners and wannabes are asking all kinds of questions about EV chargers. In this interview Bill Korthof, EV driver and professional electrician, walks listeners through EV charger basics: types, cost,...
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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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