[Oeva-list] Oregon EV News of the Week 2015 July 7

Patrick patrick at oeva.org
Tue Jul 7 22:50:12 PDT 2015

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*Headlines ==================================================*
o We'll be at the Gorge Days Car Show, July 11 http://buff.ly/1HFTDsv
o Electric Avenue at Portland State is officially closed :(

We were in the Hillsboro 4th of July parade
o In the staging area https://goo.gl/3zYzEA
o Electric Porsche in the house https://goo.gl/T9CyWl
o 4th of July parade in Hillsboro https://goo.gl/Ebx9oK

*Upcoming Oregon EVents ======================================*
o Gorge Days Car Show, July 11 http://buff.ly/1EJoJtp
o EV Roadmap 8 Conference in Portland, July 29-30 http://buff.ly/1FQ75pp
o EV Fest PDX 2015 at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Aug 15
o 2015 National Drive Electric Week: September 12-20 http://buff.ly/1teb4v0
o CUB’s 5th Annual Policy Conference, October 23 http://buff.ly/1HoT2JZ

*Northwest EV News ===========================================*
o New Oregon program to replace the gas tax rewards Hummers over hybrids.
Why? http://buff.ly/1LJ1nMX
o Sunriver Resort now has GolfBoards http://buff.ly/1GNd1Qe
o 70 acres of central Oregon high desert could be turned into a solar farm
o Oregon state employees must pay full cost of charging electric vehicles
o The Air Protection Agency in Springfield, OR has 2 charging stations
available for free use http://buff.ly/1LRCPkY
o Little support from either political wing means back to the drawing board
for Oregon's new mileage tax http://buff.ly/1GYm1SE
o Clean fuel standards face political attacks in Oregon & Washington
o Oregon Legislature wise to keep clean fuels bill intact
o Action Alert: Move Oregon to Vision Zero. Urge legislators to pass HB
2736-A. http://buff.ly/1GRMvW3
o Save the Date: Join us at EV Fest. @ Pioneer Courthouse Square, Aug 15th
o What Is 'The Blob' And How Is It Affecting Oregon's Climate
o The Time is Now: Renew Oregon http://buff.ly/1f3J2gm
o Portland General Electric’s Rate Case UE 294 http://buff.ly/1flqatp

*Photos & Videos ============================================*
o Oregon & Washington struggle to maintain/establish EV incentives (audio)
o Video: 1,368bhp electric car conquers Pikes Peak http://buff.ly/1NLfAXi
o Electric Car Sharing - video http://buff.ly/1evJqn1
o Tesla, BMW Culled From Washington State Electric Car Sales Tax Break
(audio) http://buff.ly/1HA3wcU
o Formula E's first season shows it's the future (video)
o 360 GoPro rig with 6 of the 4k cameras - bubbles and candy will be flying
o Oregon launches program to tax drivers by the mile (video)
o Oregon House Passes Bill To Boost Speed Limits (audio)
o Plug In America Discusses How To Stimulate Electric Car Adoption - Video
o 80 Day Race will go around the world without fossil fuels (video)
o Jim Chen of Tesla on the Roadster, Model S, & Model X towing (video)
o ENDependence - YouTube http://buff.ly/1GN6NA3
o BP Agrees To Fork Over Nearly $19B For Gulf Oil Spill (audio)
o Elon Musk's Top 10 Rules for Success - YouTube http://buff.ly/1dz99Kw
o Nissan "Taxi of Tomorrow" wins court approval (video)

*Other EV News of Note =======================================*
o ChargePoint Home charging station pricing announced http://buff.ly/1HLmYBH

o Why Electric Vehicle Myths Keep Circulating in 2015 http://buff.ly/1NP9SnW

o The 5 Fastest Green Cars http://buff.ly/1TiVUxB
o BP 'Got Off Cheaply' With $18.7 Billion Settlement - Rolling Stone
o Nation's renewable energy consumption highest since the 1930s
o Ford C-Max Energi Recalled For Engine Run-On Issue http://buff.ly/1G3UgGL
o EVs keep getting greener: Solar & Wind are 74% of New US Electricity
Capacity This Year http://buff.ly/1G3j2qz
o Utility-Provided Special EV Tariff Rates Becoming More Common In US
o London Gets World’s First Double-Decker Electric Buses
o List of “Tesla Fighters” http://buff.ly/1ff4yyI
o Don't blame the electric cars http://buff.ly/1LQQskt
o Alaska company seeking crowd-funding for AWD electric roadster
o Engadget Lists Its Top 10 Electric Vehicles http://buff.ly/1evxgdP
o Is Tesla’s Model-S the Beginning of the End for Oil?
o Tesla Model S Owner Loyalty Probably Unparalleled In Industry
o Journalist Flips BMW i8 http://buff.ly/1GVgM6e
o July 4th, 2015 - My Day of Independence from fossil fuels!
o America’s Lowest Carbon Footprint Cars "Despite Coal, Electrified
Vehicles Are Cleaner" http://buff.ly/1UjwUYz
o Bill Nye explains climate change in 90 seconds with emoji
o Why don’t we drive more electric vehicles? A report on adoption barriers
by the National Academy of Sciences http://buff.ly/1Rafaja
o 1:18 Scale Diecast Tesla Model S http://buff.ly/1R9AllD
o Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid Priced At $95,325 http://buff.ly/1GUhEYT

o Solar Impulse 2 breaks the world record for the longest solo flight
o Tesla on the cover of Alberta Oil magazine http://buff.ly/1ND7Abg
o Record Tesla Model S Deliveries Surpass Tesla’s Expectations
o Volkswagen Battery Breakthrough Could Lead To Affordable 125-Mile
Electric Car http://buff.ly/1ND6tbJ
o 2016 Nissan Leaf Range To Top 100 Miles, August Launch Possible: Report
o Life lessons every man can learn from Elon Musk - The Economic Times
o BMW goes Electric because of Tesla http://buff.ly/1R8PdR4
o Meet the two fastest cars at Pikes Peak 2015 http://buff.ly/1NAGd13
o The first season of all-electric Formula E racing was the start of
something awesome http://buff.ly/1LXO9cg
o New Efforts Address Electric Vehicle Affordability - Forbes
o EVgo is future-proofing its fast charging sites with the ability to
double charging capacity http://buff.ly/1IvHCXm
o Lithium Race: Saab To Build $400 Million Electric Car Factory In China
o Warren Buffett BYD Invests $800 Million In Electric Truck Factory
o BYD Shows Off Its Newest Electric Bus http://buff.ly/1T8fgpa
o Once-Extinct Corbin Sparrow Tries to Take Flight Again Thanks to New
Name, New Owner http://buff.ly/1R7kofH
o Uber CEO says If Tesla’s cars are autonomous by 2020, we’ll buy all
500,000 http://buff.ly/1Cdred4
o Nissan Sells North Of 2,000 LEAFs In US For 2nd Month In A Row
o Oxis To Manufacture Li-S Batteries Achieving 400 Wh/kg
o Honda took a crazy electric CR-Z to Pikes Peak — and won
o Tesla P85D Voted Coolest Car In Norway http://buff.ly/1LBVJv8

=D~~~ Live Regeneratively!
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