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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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Inaugural Parade West Part 3 - Monday, February 23, 2009
"Did Washington get the message?" Alexandra Paul, electric car driver and co-founder of Plug In America, answers these and other questions about the Parade in this interview.
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Inaugural Parade West Part 2 - Thursday, January 15, 2009
Steve Factor from SolarCity discusses his "Solar Taco" Toyota Tacoma EV: how he built it and the strong message it will send when he drives it in the upcoming Parade.
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AC Propulsion CEO Tom Gage - Wednesday, January 14, 2009
In this interview Tom Gage, Plug In America Advisory Board member and CEO of AC Propulsion, reveals some unusual features of AC Propulsion's drive technology -- including surprising uses for a battery charger.
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Inaugural Parade West Part 1 - Friday, January 9, 2009
The Inaugural Parade West is intended to "send a message to Washington," declares Zan Dubin Scott, Plug In America's Communications Director, in this interview. She discusses the parade's purpose and origin and reveals her own high hopes for the outcome.
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Jennifer Talks Bailout - Monday, December 15, 2008
Jennifer Krill, program director for the Rainforest Action network and new member of Plug In America's Board of Directors, discusses the proposed auto industry bailout and what listeners can do to influence the outcome.
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Green Architect Mike Pitler - Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Mike Pitler, an Oakland architect, included plug-in vehicle charging capability among the features of a recent redevelopment project. Why provide accommodations for a car that isn't on the market yet? Mike answers this question and discusses his vision of the "perfect partnership" between EV's and drivers who live in urban neighborhoods.
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The ABCs of ZEVs Part 2 - Tuesday, July 29, 2008
In the second part of our series, Darell Dickey, long-time electric car driver and self-proclaimed "EV nut," discusses how his daily routine changed when he switched from a gas-burner to a plug-in electric car. He highlights his EV's many benefits -- not all of them financial.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Colby Trudeau - Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Plug In America volunteer Colby Trudeau discusses the events that sparked his interest in plug-in electric vehicles. He also describes the pleasures of driving an electric bike - his current ride - and gives pointers to people who want plug-in electric cars of their own.
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Let's Analyze EVs - Monday, July 7, 2008
Kate interviews Sherry Boschert, member of the Sierra Club of California Climate and Energy Committee, and Vice-President of Plug In America. Before Sherry decided that an electric car was right for her, she researched the topic considerably. Were they really better for the environment? Sherry shares her findings with us in this podcast. What...
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Chelsea gives us her take on the Google-Brookings Conference. She reports that the attendees -- activists, politicians, and representatives of major auto manufacturers -- reached a surprising consensus on the inevitability of plug-in electric vehicles: "It is now a question of when, not if."
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