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    Report: After Obama fundraiser fall-out, Paul Scott will use refund to buy EV gifts

    It was clear early on that the story of Paul Scott spending a lot of his retirement savings to try and speak to President Obama at a private fundraiser was going to be a contentious topic. After a big public outcry and a rejection from the Democratic National Committee, Scott took a step back to ...

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    Report: EV advocate Paul Scott off Obama guest list following public outcry *UPDATE

    People like to criticize US politics. People like to speak poorly about President Barack Obama. There are a lot of electric vehicle haters out there. Put those three issues into the Internet blender and it's no surprise when they blow up. That's what happened with the recent story about long-time ...

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    Man spends retirement savings to speak with Obama about EVs

    To show their plug-in passion, some people spend upwards of $30,000 on an electric car. Others – well, one, that we know of – will spend that much just to tell the leader of the free world how cool EVs are, in 180 seconds or less. That man is our friend Paul Scott, who's no stranger ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf master seller Paul Scott predicts record sales month [w/video]

    Our friend Paul Scott knows a thing or two about electric vehicles (EVs), having been involved with Plug In America for years. These days, he's a Nissan Leaf salesman and his top technique is to, as he puts it, put butts in seats. Once people drive an EV, they often walk away with a better ...

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    Official: LA finally gets public DC fast charger for electric vehicles

    Well, it's about time! The city of Los Angeles just had its very first electric vehicle DC fast charger installed – an ECOtality Blink charger public station that can fill up a compatible EV to roughly 80 percent full in 30 minutes. It was unveiled last week in downtown L.A.'s Arts ...

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    Putting Honda's plug-in vehicle play into perspective

    The other day, Honda's chief executive officer, Takanobu Ito, said that:

    It's starting to look like there will be a market for electric vehicles. We can't keep shooting down their potential, and we can't say there's no business case for it.
    For most people, this might look like an innocuous ...

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    Plug In America releases first of seven electric vehicle PSAs, Fabio's star turn is yet to come

    Plug In America's electric vehicle PSAs – Click above to watch videoes after the jump
    Can ten years of promoting electric cars be boiled down to 30 seconds? Plug In America would like to suggest that they can, especially if you really mean cramming them into seven 30-second ads (or, to use ...

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    Plug In America turns five: Paul Scott looks back and ahead

    Plug In America has played a serious role in the re-emergence of the electric vehicle over the past – um, how long now? oh, yeah – five years. To celebrate, the "motley crew" of activists who were fed up with putting gasoline into their cars is holding a fifth anniversary party this ...

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    Electric vehicle advocate Paul Scott "intends to be the number one Leaf salesman in the world"

    For years, Paul Scott has been promoting electric vehicles (EVs) as a co-founder of Plug-In America, but he'll soon be promoting one EV a bit more than others in his new job as a Nissan Leaf salesman. Yes, after a private lunch with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn in June and discussions with his local ...

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    Thoughts on the Toyota/Tesla RAV4 EV from old-school RAV4 EV drivers (also, is Honda next?)

    Toyota RAV4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Until this week, the RAV4 EVs of the world were kept alive thanks mostly to the work of the people in Plug In America, some of whom are still driving the all-electric SUVs that were built a decade ago. Today, Toyota and Tesla officially ...

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    Long-time electric vehicle drivers get a crack at the i-MiEV

    When you've been driving an all-electric car for years, is it still exciting when a new one pulls up in the driveway? For long-time Plug In America supporters Zan and Paul Scott, the answer is an easy "yes." The plug-in pair recently got the chance to spend some time with Mitsubishi's i-MiEV, and ...

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    A bit of extra solar energy on the solstice

    Most everyone in the plug-in vehicle movement knows about Paul and Zan Scott. Leaders of Plug In America, they have been tireless advocates for electric drive vehicles (especially for pairing them with solar panels) for years. But yesterday they shared a bit about why they work so tirelessly to ...

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    Studies Say: a wrap up from the green car front: "Internalize the Externalities," more

    This is a particularly busy time for studies trying to understand the impact of green vehicles. Here's a quick round-up: Paul Scott writes that, for anyone to fairly compare driving plug-in vehicles and gasoline-powered ones, we need a better understanding of the "exernalities" of fossil fuels. ...

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    The economics of electric vehicles and end-of-life battery use

    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res gallery
    Why does (ok, ok, might) the Chevy Volt cost around $40,000? The main reason the car will cost so much more than a comparable sedan is the 16 kWh lithium ion battery pack running down the floor of the cabin. The exact price of that pack is still ...

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    Hydrogen advocate responds to DOE funding cut

    GM HydroGen4 fuel cell Equinox - Click above for gallery
    AutoblogGreen reader responses to the huge cut in DOE hydrogen vehicle spending was mixed, but mostly in favor of shifting limited federal money away from H2 and into batteries and cars with plugs. Strong hydrogen vehicle advocate Greg ...

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    Oh, if only the beautiful FCX Clarity came with a plug

    Click above for a gallery of the FCX Clarity
    The LA Times' Dan Neil loves electric cars. He also loves just how beautiful the Honda FCX Clarity is. What he doesn't like is that the Clarity uses a hydrogen fuel cell. Plug In America's Paul Scott, writing as an individual, not on behalf of PIA, I ...

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    Plug-in America applies for a spot in Obama's inaugural parade

    One of America's most vocal plug-in vehicle advocacy groups, Plug In America, wants to march for Obama. According to PIA's Paul Scott, the group has applied for a space in the Presidential Inaugural Parade this coming January in Washington, DC. PIA won't just be walking behind a RAV4 EV and tossing ...

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    What's the most obvious question to ask about the new Chevy Volt? Plug-in America's Paul Scott knows

    Our readers are thankfully not being shy with their views and opinions on the new Chevy Volt. While the free-for-all is taking place in the comments on various parts of the site, AutoblogGreen is also hearing from a few professionals in the green car world on GM's plug-in hybrid. This morning we ...


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