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CalCars Partners and Network

We work frequently with organizations and companies, including the groups listed below, and the media listed below frequently cover plug-ins.

  Policy, research and advocacy groups and coalitions  
Advanced Vehicle Initiative Consortium
of North Central Washington State

Alliance to Save Energy
American Automobile Association
of Northern California

American Council on Renewable Energy
Americans for Energy Independence
Better World Club (10% membership discount)
Bluewater Network/Friends of the Earth
Center for a New American Dream
Center for Energy & Climate Solutions/
Joe Romm

Climate Solutions
Electric Auto Association
Electric Drive Transportation Association
Energy Independence Now
Environmental Entrepreneurs
Friends of the Earth
Freedom From Oil
Global Exchange
Institute for the Analysis of Global Security
Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Magic Consortium
Natural Resources Defense Council
Plug In America
Plug-In Bay Area
Plug-In Hybrid Coalition of the Carolinas
Plug-In Hybrid Development Consortium
Plug-in Hybrid Electric School Bus Project
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Center
at University of California Davis

Project Get Ready
Rainforest Action Network
RechargeIT of
Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory
at UC Berkeley

Rocky Mountain Institute MOVE
(MObility + Vehicle Efficiency)
Securing America's Future Energy
Set America Free
Sierra Club's "Go Electric" Campaign
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Smart Transportation
2020 Vision
Vote Solar Initiative
V2G Research at Univ of Delaware
  Converters (technology integrators) top
3ProngPower Berkeley, CA
AC Propulsion San Dimas, CA
Amberjac Projects Grantham Lincolnshire, UK
EEtrex (formerly Hybrids Plus) Boulder, CO
Efficient Drivetrains Davis, CA
ElectraDrive San Jose, CA
Enhanced Vehicle Acoustics Santa Clara, CA
Rapid Electric Vehicles Vancouver, BC, Canada
EV Power Systems Rock Hill, SC
Green Car Company Seattle, WA
Greengears San Francisco, CA (blog)
Hybrid Center at UC-Davis (Prof. Andy Frank)
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technologies Chicago, IL
Hymotion Concord, Ontario, Canada
L3 Research San Diego, CA
Luscious Garage San Francisco, CA
Pat's Garage San Francisco, CA blog
Plug-In Conversions Poway, CA
Plug In Solutions Petaluma, CA
Poulsen Hybrid Shelton, CT
Solar Electrical Vehicles Westlake Village, CA
Vehicle Design Summit Global Design Team
Cambridge, MA
  Charging and infrastructure integrators top
Aerovironment Monrovia, CA
Alten Energy Solutions Vancouver, BC
Coulomb Technologies Campbell, CA
Delta-q Charger for PRIUS+
Envision Solar La Jolla, CA
Gridpoint Arlington, VA
Manzanita Micro
Battery chargers usable between battery packs and, soon, PHEV conversion kits
Metric Mind Charger for PRIUS+
  Battery and component companies top
A123 Systems: Lithium-ion Batteries and conversion packs <blog>
AmondoTech: Small NiMH and Li-polymer batteries and chargers
ElectricRider: Lead-acid batteries for PRIUS+
Hybrid Interfaces: CAN-View Prius data display and PRIUS+ automation
KTA Services Inc.:
Contactors and misc. parts for PRIUS+
Nanoexa: high performance lithium batteries
Nilar: High-performance NiMH batteries
PLX Devices: Kiwi data display
RabbitTool: Battery packs from small NiMH cells, using great tubular design
Valence Technology Lithium-phosphate batteries
  Electricity industry top
Austin Energy
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Pacific Gas and Electric
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Southern California Edison.

  Government top
Argonne National Lab
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
California Air Resources Board
California Energy Commission
Idaho National Lab
Pacific Northwest National Lab
South Coast Air Quality Management District
US DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Program's Vehicle Technologies Program

  Media partners top
Free Range Studios Created Bettah animation
Plug-in Hybrids:
The Cars that Will Recharge America

The first book on PHEVs, by Sherry Boschert
Shoulder High Productions Video productions
Who Killed the Electric Car
by Chris Paine from Sony Pictures

  Online publications and blogs top
All Cars Electric
Autoblog Green
Cars21 (Brussels)
Chevrolet Voltage (social networking by GM)
Climate Progress (Dr. Joseph Romm)
Edmunds Green Car Advisor
Electric Car Examiner (San Francisco)
ElectricNick (Nick Zarf)
evchels (Chelsea Sexton)
Gas 2.0
GM Fastlane
Green Car
Green Car Congress
Green Car Reports
Matter Network
Plugs and Cars (PIA Co-Founder Marc Geller)
Professor Plug-In (Andy Frank)
Revenge of the Electric Car (Chris Paine)
Toyota Our Point Of View
World Changing/Sustainability Sundays
  Online discussion groups top
EAA-PHEV Conversion Group successor to
PRIUS+ Plug-In Hybrid Conversion Group
Yahoo Discussion Groups, including:
Gridable Hybrids, Prius Technical Stuff, Prius-2G, Hybrid Ford Escape
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