[Oeva-list] Oregon EV News of the Week 2013 Dec 24

Patrick patrick at oeva.org
Tue Dec 24 14:32:59 PST 2013

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 *Top Stories ================================================*
o Lighting A Christmas Tree The Modern Way: With An Electric Car
o Last minute gift idea for the little EVer in your life

 *Upcoming Oregon EVents =====================================*
o Mt. Hood EV Ski Party January 17 #SkiBowlEVParty
o Fix-It Fair: Free event, talk to the experts about how to save & stay
healthy January 25  http://buff.ly/1h475JV
o Portland International Auto Show coming February 6-9, 2014
o National Public Agency Green Transportation Conference, Portland, OR Feb
18–20, 2014 http://buff.ly/1bkHg0d
o The 3rd annual BC2BC All Electric Vehicle Rally scheduled to start August
10, 2014 http://buff.ly/1aWgQoK

 *Northwest EV News of Note ===================================*
o Portland's KPTV News interviews Chris Hoffmann of RYNO Motors
o Portland company charges electric vehicles for Navy http://buff.ly/1hAxOeQ

o Sacramento-to-Portland Via Tesla Supercharger Network
o 2014 Electric Motorcycles: Buyer's Guide http://buff.ly/1fD1KFO
o This Week in Energy #119: On the Trail to Cleantech with Lewis & Clark!
o Oregon Electric Byways Adventures http://buff.ly/J5VOuD
o Tesla plugs new West Coast car-charging corridor http://buff.ly/190gqO9
o How to Use the Electric Vehicle Chargers on Electric Avenue
o In The West, Government Fleets To Include More Electric Vehicles
o Operation Free Encourages Washington State to Adopt a Clean Fuel Standard
o Data shows cities can save big money by switching to EVs

*Photos & Videos ============================================*
o video: The Big Fix DVDs now available http://buff.ly/J9wyn1
o WWII era series hybrid: The Trottermatic EV
o video: Tesla Model S Winter Driving Redefined http://buff.ly/JiTZtE
o video: GM Chairman Dan Akerson Talks About His Chevy Volt - $75 of Gas in
2.5 Years http://buff.ly/1fTgCkk
o Paul Scott Accepts Award & Talks About How Far EVs Have Come
o CBS Evening News: Electric cars redefine future of drag racing
o CNET On Cars: First drive BMW i3 http://buff.ly/1cfToEq
o video: Extended-Range Electric Vehicles are the no-compromise way to
drive electric today http://buff.ly/1hvAJFD
o Nissan Leaf & Chevy Volt: Range vs Temperature pic.twitter.com/8YjT8BN6xu
o video: Nissan LEAF Owner Turns 100,000 Gas-Free Commuting Miles
o VIA Extended-Range Electric VTRUX http://pic.twitter.com/DjvUaO0Nwa
o Audi R8 e-tron http://pic.twitter.com/nAnnrhJ8Qu
o photos: Drive Oregon at EVS27 in Barcelona http://buff.ly/18OZjM4

*Other EV News of Note =======================================*
 o Senate proposal would eliminate plug-in vehicle tax credit
o Charge of theft against electric car owner to be dropped
o As New Vehicle Prices Rise by 1.1%, Plug-In Vehicle Prices Fall by 15%
Over Past 12 Months http://buff.ly/190gjlU
o 2014 Cadillac ELR starts shipments to dealers http://buff.ly/IYHkwx
o First Shipment of Porsche Panamera Plug-ins Due Next Month
o BMW X5 plug-in hybrid eDrive could be here sooner than expected
o Tesla to Create 2,050 Jobs With $415 Million Production-Boosting
Investment in Fremont http://buff.ly/JWu4IZ
o Why your next car should be electric http://buff.ly/18IiyMz
o Russian oil giant Gazprom just extracted oil from the Arctic
o Electric vehicles just about ready to go mainstream http://buff.ly/JiUow1
o It’s Settled: Electric Cars Are Cleaner Than Their Gas-Powered Cousins
o U.S. Drivers Ready For Electric Cars, Even If They Don't Know It Yet
o New safer batteries could lead to cheaper EVs that go 240 miles per
charge http://buff.ly/1jvzrir
o Nissan Plans on Bringing the Blade Glider to Production
o Audi Confirms R8 e-tron for End 2014 http://buff.ly/1hvzWEH
o Plug-in Vehicles Dominate Top Spots for Fuel Economy
o The mysterious story of the battery startup that promised GM a 200-mile
electric car http://buff.ly/J9eiK0
o Sen. Baucus proposes eliminating electric car tax credit to simplify
energy tax code http://buff.ly/J8Vnz4
o What You Need to Know Before You Ask to Plug-In Your Electric Car
o Victims of Pipeline Spills Share Their Horror Stories
o Diesel pollution causes 6% of lung cancers in US and UK, according to new
study http://buff.ly/1hoXdYV
o Boston Celtics owners "plug in" to Formula E racing http://buff.ly/1fJ1NAH

o EVs in the fast lane one of 10 sustainable trends that shook up business
in 2013 http://buff.ly/1fIXENf
o UPDATE: Tesla Spokesperson: Model S “Absolutely Was Not” the Cause of a
Garage Fire in California http://buff.ly/1fIYeKI
o Tesla, Irvine Fire Dept Disagree Over Cause Of Garage Fire
o Why I sold my car for an Electric Bike http://buff.ly/IYHaVZ
o Nissan Developing Hot Climate Battery for LEAF Electric Car
o The next market Samsung will look to conquer: Electric cars
o Think Electric Cars Are Expensive? Think Again Bucko!
o It's Hydrogen Vaporware Vs. Big Battery Breakthrough http://buff.ly/J3DfGA

o Dendrites at Root of the Lithium Battery Problems | Berkeley Labs

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