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Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers

Green Car Reports

That original project, a partnership between Portland General.

Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

Green Car Reports

For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet will get bike racks.

Federal funds to back Portland storefront for electric-car marketing, pop-up roadshows

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The advocacy group plans to set up a permanent storefront in downtown Portland that will showcase a variety of electric. Marketing Department of Energy portland DOE plug-in cars education OregonThe U.S.

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

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DON'T MISS: Portland's. portland plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure OregonWhen it comes to electric-car charging, speed is typically as important as availability. However, there's one place where speed just isn't that important.

Most electric-car-friendly U.S. cities: latest rankings: Portland on top

Green Car Reports

portland plug-in cars cities transportation policy charging infrastructure OregonSince 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 attractive for their ability to reduce pollution,among other reasons.

Four large West Coast cities unite to buy 24,000 electric cars

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Los Angeles California portland san francisco fleet sales plug-in cars Seattle cities fleet Washington State OregonWhen it comes to policy efforts aimed at promoting electric cars, the focus is usually on private passenger vehicles. That includes the thousands of cars and light trucks in the municipal fleets of large cities. DON'T MISS: BYD.

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

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Not Corollas or Ford Focus countrywide, of course--but apparently every other Nissan vehicle in March, in Portland, Oregon.

First UPS US delivery eBike debuts in Portland, Oregon

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This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Oregon, on 21 November 21. Click to enlarge. Brief

Portland Welcomes Electric Avenue, Showcases Charging Stations

Green Car Reports

These are just two of the questions Portland State University and Portland General Electric Co. Which electric car charging station is the best? And just how are public charging stations getting used? are hoping to answer with a two-year research project into electric car charging stations and their usage.

Car2go adds electric cars as Portland membership soar

Green Cars News

Over in Portland in the USA, one of the most recent cities to join the club, the car2go has seen more than [.]. It feels like we never stop talking about the car2go car club-but then it is hard to deny that the service has witnessed phenomenal growth since it first launched in Germany in 2009.

Nissan trialing eNV200 in Portland

Green Car Congress

Nissan is working in collaboration with Portland (Oregon) General Electric (PGE) on a six-week trial to help determine the viability of an electric commercial vehicle in the US market. If we determine that e-NV200 fits into the US commercial vehicle market, we expect that Portland would be a leading driver for sales as well. Brief

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

Green Car Reports

portland plug-in cars state laws transportation policy OregonWhen 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 comes to electric mobility.

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

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Incentives and Rebates Oregon portland Oregon has quite the reputation for being electric-vehicle friendly. WATCH: Energica Ego.

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

Green Car Reports

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 including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and certain corridors in Tennessee, Arizona, and Texas—as well as, perhaps, the Chicago and Detroit areas.

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

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Green Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept Chevy Marketing plug-in cars portlandFirst, there was the Volt. Then came the Bolt, later renamed the Bolt EV. Now, there's the Jolt EV, the third Chevrolet electrical car. DON'T MISS: Is Chevy Bolt EV's Main.

Tesla Trips Limousine Service Approved In Portland, Will Use Model S Sedans

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If you live in Portland, you''ll now be able to do so in the back of a Tesla Model S, thanks to Tesla Trips. The company, which normally organizes road trips around Oregon in the cars, applied back in April for a license to serve Portland as an executive limo service. The City of Portland has now

Portland, Dallas Have Most Electric Car Charging Stations Per Head

Green Car Reports

According to PlugShare (via good.is), however, Portland, Oregon and Dallas, Texas top the list. Ask most Americans to name the cities with the most public charging stations for electric cars per head of population, and they’ll likely mention Los Angeles and perhaps San Francisco.

Zipcar places Honda Fit EVs into Portland fleet

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has introduced the battery-electric 2013 Honda Fit EV ( earlier post ) into the Zipcar Portland fleet, with the first vehicles located at Portland State University (PSU). Zipcar, Inc. Charging stations for the EVs are provided by ECOtality, Inc. Brief

Portland, Oregon: Why Is It A Leading Electric Vehicle Market?

All Cars Electric

No question about it, Portland, Oregon, is an early-adopter market for electric vehicles, and one of the leading EV markets in the U.S. The Rose City, as it's nicknamed, is already home to the first—and only, with the Vacaville, California charger down—publicly accessible Level 3 quick-charging station in the U.S.,

West Coast Mayors Form EV Consortium, Pledge Carbon Reductions

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As world leaders met this past week in Paris to discuss carbon reductions on a global scale, mayors of four large West Coast cities—Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland—met in Portland for a two-day summit and united to reduce carbon emissions on a regional level. emissions zero emissions EVs carbon dioxide

Brammo and VA Tech win TTXGP at Portland Raceway, after MotoCzysz pulls out

National Green Transportation

As a first in the TTXGP

Volkswagen e-Golf Climate Control: How Much Does A/C Impact Range?

Green Car Reports

In Portland, Oregon, where we’re putting our long-term Volkswagen e-Golf to the test, it’s been one of the hottest summers on record. So far in the summer of 2015, Portland has had more than 25 days reaching 90 degrees or more, as well as multiple 100-degree days—in all, some serious heatwaves.

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Curbside EV Charging Comes to Portland OR

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Curbside EV Charging Stations are sprouting in Portland Oregon. Full story here. Hat tip to David W

80-Foot Long Electric Bus Concept From Poland: Uses Fuel Cells Too

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DON''T MISS: Portland Tests BYD K9 All-Electric Passenger Bus: Quick Ride The 24-meter (78.7 Aggressive promotion by carmakers is slowly getting the public used to the idea of electric vehicles, but probably not ones like this. This massive plug-in electric bus concept comes from Polish bus-maker Solaris--and it uses fuel cells too.

Brammo and VA Tech win TTXGP at Portland Raceway, after MotoCzysz pulls out

National Green Transportation

As a first in the TTXGP

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

Green Car Reports

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 hopes to sell annually—Tesla Motors [NYSE: TSLA] is a small niche automaker. But based on what the upstart electric automaker has seen so far this year, there’s a lot

Notes from the road: a guest post from Portland

Revenge of the Electric Car

But the evening and the film undoubtedly left its mark on Portland and has given us another epic night to talk about for years to come.

VW diesel buyback: Here's what it's like to be an owner, so far

Green Car Reports

A Volkswagen TDI owner in Portland, Oregon, who's a good friend of this site is taking us along for the ride as he prepares to sell back his 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI. The car, which only has 43,000 miles on it, was purchased new from a Portland-area dealer and maintained very well.

Going to the Portland Better Living Show

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

spent over seven hours on my feet at the Portland Better Living Show displaying the 914. Yesterday was a long day.

Are Electric Cars A Sales Failure, Or Sold Out Due To Demand?

Green Car Reports

Some Nissan dealers in Portland, Oregon, even say the Leaf electric car is now their best-selling passenger car. So are electric cars

Armored Plug-In Hybrid, Mazda Miata, Tesla Battery Life: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Green Car Reports

Friday, we described the new version of Portland's Electric Avenue, a bank of. And, who's built a plug-in hybrid with armor plating--and why?

Onboard Dynamics receives $3M from ARPA-E, others for innovative CNG refueling technology

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Onboard Dynamics, Inc. standalone, mobile, self-powered compressor system. —Rita Hansen, CEO of Onboard Dynamics. Brief

Tesla Model S Road Trip: 1,200 West Coast Electric-Car Miles

Green Car Reports

Once Tesla Motors built out its Supercharger network of quick-charging stations along Interstate 5, my wife and I decided to drive from our home in Sacramento to Portland in our new 2013 Tesla Model S.

Ford to prepare electric vehicles for Portland

Green Cars News

The city of Portland in Oregon will soon reap the rewards of a new collaboration between one of its leading utilities and the Ford Motor Company. The car manufacturer has teamed up with Portland General Electric to prepare the city for the operation of electric vehicles. The two companies will work together to share information [.].

Carbon-Negative Replacement For Cement Traps CO2 During Manufacturing

Green Car Reports

You may be aware of your car''s carbon footprint, but what about the emissions related to the concrete structures it drives over?

car2go adding 30 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles to Portland operations

Green Car Congress

car2go North America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, will add 30 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles (EV) to the car2go Portland, Oregon carsharing network. The EVs will join the 250 smart fortwo cars that were introduced when car2go launched in Portland on 31 March 2012. Brief

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

Green Car Reports

Portland, Oregon wants to be a hub for electric vehicles and early electric-car adopters.

Portland approves electric-vehicle friendly plan

National Green Transportation

The Portland Oregon city council voted yesterday to approve policies meant to speed up electric vehicle adoption. 

Where Do Green Cars Really Live? California, Yeah, But Then.

Green Car Reports

Oregon too--in Portland, the Nissan Leaf actually outsold other Nissan models last month. One or two locations appear time and time again when it comes to electric or hybrid vehicle sales. If you didn''t think California was up there, then you''ve not been paying much attention. And of course Lima, Ohio. What was that last one again?

Portland's Electric Avenue Charger Project Aims To Take It Higher

Green Car Reports

In what we see as a shrewd move to help keep Portland, Oregon at the forefront of the electric-car movement, the city has dedicated a full city block, called Electric Avenue, to electric vehicle charging. At a ceremony yesterday, Portland mayor Sam Adams plugged in the first car and dedicated a street lined with chargers, in the company of