[Oeva-list] Oregon EV News of the Week 2012 July 11th

Patrick patrick at oeva.org
Wed Jul 11 22:51:42 PDT 2012

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*Top Stories ========================================
 Our Big event is this Saturday! Thanks to all of our sponsors.
o EV Celebration Day is July 14th at Pioneer Courthouse Square

*Upcoming Oregon EVents ==========================*
  o Free screening of Revenge of the Electric Car July 15th
o Tesla Model S test drives July 20 (Reservation Holders Only)
o The OEVA will be at Celebrate Hillsboro July 21st http://fb.me/suvBglxM
o 4th Annual Oregon Transportation Summit September 10

*Media  ===========================================*
 o video: Oregon Electric Highway makes national news!
o photo: Fred Meyer Store on Cornelius Pass Road in Hillsboro
o video: UO talks to Daniel Becker, fuel economy, emissions, and EVs
o video: Senator Merkley speaks at Electric Avenue http://fb.me/2gCWXasFf
o video: EV Charging at Electric Avenue http://fb.me/2eptuA0XA
o video: Great Minds Think Electric - Nissan at EVS26 http://fb.me/1R5mMKybi

o photos: Ashland & Brammo greet Senator Jeff Merkley http://fb.me/1dow3lKzU

o video: MotoCzysz thermal runaway event avoids fire at PIR
o video: Driving the 2012 Tesla Model S - Wide Open Throttle Episode 22
o video: Brammo Empulse R: Behind The Scenes "Making of"

 *Northwest EV News of Note ==========================*
 o Powin Energy and Oregon Tech's battery testing partnership
o Tesla Motors store coming to Oregon July 20th! http://fb.me/1dm2sUY4P
o Brammo gets financing from GE Capital by Seeking Alpha
o USDA loan to help central Oregon electric car maker http://fb.me/1y4zbaPxN

o New Grant Supports Central Oregon’s EV Businesses http://fb.me/1YU9WRnIP
o Oregon’s ‘electric highway’ a boon for plug-in drivers on the West Coast
o OSU solar team at the American Solar Challenge http://fb.me/28iODkAWW
o Charging Stations Open In Ashland http://fb.me/19Qd6fWT9

 *Other EV News of Note =============================*
 o A great way to share public charging infrastructure
o Focus Electric Nationwide By Year’s End http://fb.me/17qV7Os49
o EV cost, look beyond the sticker shock http://fb.me/sKJIJ3Pb
o Tesla to build 2014 Mercedes B-Class EV http://fb.me/18j4mn5Ue
o Nano-tech could revive Edison Nickel-Iron battery http://fb.me/14J2FupFu
o Exponential PEV sales growth: 1st half of 2012 saw plug-in vehicle sales
of 17,837. That is more than all of 2011. http://fb.me/1DwQYDqKi
o 2013 Honda Fit EV First Drive by Motor Trend http://fb.me/1zieOsneh
o Auto sales soaring, Volt remains by far the best-selling plug-in
o 2013 Chevy Volt even better, adds more EV range & better MPGe

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