electric vehicles

JeffX | February 26, 2015 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Electric Cars And The Oregon Economy

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The people who drive electric cars certainly swear by their usefulness and economy. 

And their effects extend far beyond the vehicles wheels. 

Drive Oregon, always on the job of building the electric vehicle industry, says electrics have a profound effect on the Oregon economy and even the state budget. 

A report just released shows the figures to back up the case.

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Jefferson Exchange | September 2, 2014 | 8:00
10:08 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Zooming Down The Road Electrically

Pete Jorgensen's electric Metropolitan.
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As electric and hybrid vehicles become more common, we'll have to retrain ourselves as a society. 

What sound will we use to replace the "vroom vroom" of a gas-powered muscle car? 

There might be an answer to that question available at the Southern Oregon Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Show.

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Jefferson Exchange | January 31, 2014 | 8:00
10:30 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Driving Toward An EV Future

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If you're not driving a hybrid or electric vehicle yet, chances are pretty good that you will soon. 

Especially in Oregon, where the trade association Drive Oregon puts in a lot of miles (and watts, we presume) boosting electric vehicles, or EVs. 

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