Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Governor Kulongoski is currently pushing a plan before the state legislature to cut some hefty tax breaks for electric vehicle manufacturers who choose to come to Oregon, as well as provide huge tax credits to purchasers of electric cars. “My Next post States’ Proposals for Gas Taxes Sputter 11 Comments 1. Next: a carbon tax. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The toll has been far greater on soldiers but also contemplate the affect on the budget deficit which created the tax breaks for the super wealthy, the hedge funds to protect the insurance and mortgage industries against a decline and the spending of hundreds of billions on the war machine some of which went to fraud and much of which to rebuild Iraq while our infrastructure has languished. The only question is a carbon TAX the kind of change Obama believes in.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The high cost of manufacturing the Volt is exactly why the tax credits of $2500 for a vehicle with 4 kWh of battery capacity and $417 for every kWh over 4 (so that there is a $7500 credit for the Volt) were legislated. She spent the previous year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and before that she was the Southwest correspondent for The Economist based in Austin, Tex.

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