One of the best parts of the Plug In 2014 Conference in San Jose, CA last week was getting to listen in on thoughts about the state of the plug-in vehicle industry from people who have been involved with it for ages. They bristle when you call them the "Old Guard" (learned that one the hard way), but these are the people who have been through a number of ups and downs with plug-in vehicles, so they've got what we call perspective.
At 6:30 pm PST (9:30 pm EST) this evening General Motors is hosting a panel discussion on the importance of consumer incentives in order to stimulate demand for plug-in vehicles. Andrew L. Shapiro, President & Founder of GreenOrder will be moderating the discussion that will discuss issues like HOV lane access for plug-in vehicles, tax incentives and public charging stations. The panel will consist of Andy Campbell, Senior Energy Advisor, California Public Utilities Commission, State Senator
Plug-In Ecosystem update: in the pre-Volt era, GM working with dozens of utilities to build plug-in communities
During the Washington Auto Show in February, GM announced that cities like San Francisco and DC were likely going to be the first to get the Volt roll-out. Today, GM gave an update on how it is helping to bring about the infrastructure for the Volt and other Voltec vehicles - oh, and the rest of the plug-in armada that is (hopefully) just around the corner - through a conference call featuring Tony Posawatz, vehicle line director of the Chevrolet Volt, Mark Duvall, director of electric transport