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Drive Oregon goes Forth: new name, broader mission, more states

Drive Oregon goes Forth: new name, broader mission, more states

Oregon is a state that punches well above its weight in promoting and adopting zero-emission vehicles and plug-in electric cars. Smaller than California, it offers a laboratory where EV makers can try out new programs and experiment with new marketing and charging programs to see how they work... read more

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Image of supposed Chevrolet Jolt EV electric coupe shown on ChevroletJoltEV.com website, May 2016

Selling an electric car is easy, says creator of fictional Chevy Jolt EV

First, there was the Volt. Then came the Bolt, later renamed the Bolt EV. Now, there's the Jolt EV, the third Chevrolet electrical car. At least, that's what appeared on a... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
Electric Avenue charging stations in Portland, Oregon [photo: Portland General Electric]

Most electric-car-friendly U.S. cities: new ranking puts Portland on top

Since modern electric cars went on sale in volume five years ago, some cities have been more eager to promote them than others. Officials in those cities find electric cars... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
Electric Avenue charging stations in Portland, Oregon [photo: Portland General Electric]

Oregon's Pitch To Electric-Car Industry: Come Test New Stuff Here!

When it comes to raw numbers of electric cars sold, California leads. However, just to the north, the small state of Oregon has long been a pioneer and a trendsetter when it... read more November 5, 2015 by


 
PowerPost Level 1 electric-car charging stations at Portland International Airport

Portland Airport Adds 42 Electric-Car Chargers, At 120 Volts; Here's Why

When it comes to electric-car charging, speed is typically as important as availability. Installing more charging stations is important, but it's generally thought that they... read more August 19, 2015 by


 
Car2Go Smart Fortwo, in Portland

Car2Go Cutting Out Portland's Lower-Income, Racially Diverse Areas?

The Daimler-owned car-sharing operation Car2Go recently announced that it was massively reducing its coverage area around Portland, Oregon. According to the company... read more August 10, 2015 by


 
Electric Avenue rededication, Portland, July 2015

Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers

It’s already been four years since Portland really charged ahead in its commitment to electric cars with Electric Avenue, a project that designated a city block of... read more July 31, 2015 by


 
Nissan Leaf electric car at Crater Lake, Oregon  [image: C. Bonville Photography]

Electric-Car Incentive Considered In Oregon: $3,000 "Cash On The Hood"

Oregon has quite the reputation for being electric-vehicle friendly. That reputation holds true if you already own an EV—the state’s a wonderland in terms of... read more April 21, 2015 by


 
Car2Go offering bike racks in Portland

Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

Would you be more likely to use car-sharing if you could bring your bike along? For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet... read more March 15, 2015 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf plugged into an EVgo quick-charging station, Texas

Electric Cars: Which States Are Doing It Right, Which States Lag?

If you live in parts of California, electric cars--from the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid all the way up to the Tesla Model S--are no longer uncommon. The streets of Palo Alto... read more December 10, 2013 by


 
2013 Nissan Leaf at Nissan U.S. Headquarters, Franklin, Tennessee

Best-Selling Nissan In Portland: Leaf Electric Car--Due To Electric Highway?

We've already asked whether the Tesla Model S sells more units than the equivalent BMW, Audi or Mercedes--and now Nissan is outselling regular vehicles with its Leaf. Not... read more April 23, 2013 by 7


 
Car2Go Smart Fortwo, in Portland

Portlandia Steps Up For Electric-Car Sharing: We're Not Surprised

You've probably heard about what a model green city Portland, Oregon is, or how Portlanders shy away from car ownership—and, perhaps, how they can be a little... read more August 3, 2012 by 3


 
AAA's Mobile Electric Vehicle Charging truck

Electric Car Running Flat? The AAA Has You Covered

You want to drive an all-electric car, but you've got range anxiety: the fear that you'll run out of charge in the middle of no where, miles away from the nearest charging... read more July 31, 2012 by 6


 
Tesla Store  -  Portland OR

Tesla Opens Portland Store, Passes A Million Visitors So Far In 2012

By the sales numbers—even if you consider the 20,000 Model S sedans (which Green Car Reports drove this week, with a first drive review and video post) the company... read more July 21, 2012 by 4


 
ECOtality DC fast charger  -  Portland, OR

Fast-Charging Adds Appeal To Electric Cars—Especially In Portland

If you plan to get a Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i (or already have one), and you live in Portland, Oregon, consider yourself fortunate. The same goes for a handful of places... read more January 17, 2012 by 0


 
EV parking sign, Portland OR

Ten Percent Electric Vehicles By 2020? No Sweat, Utility CEO Says

Portland, Oregon wants to be a hub for electric vehicles and early electric-car adopters. With the city focused on attracting companies and making the region a center for... read more August 17, 2011 by 1


 

 
 

 
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