[Oeva-list] Oregon EV News of the Week 2015 May 19

Patrick patrick at oeva.org
Tue May 19 22:51:58 PDT 2015

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*Headlines ==================================================*
o OSU is killing their Solar Vehicle Team - Sign the team's petition to
save the program http://buff.ly/1JoRjGO

*Upcoming Oregon EVents ======================================*
o EVs on a Global Scale - Highlights from EVS28 in South Korea, May 20
o Oregon Road User Fee Task Force open meeting, May 20
http://buff.ly/1EaOWQV .
o Electrathon & Human Powered Vehicles at PIR, May 23 http://buff.ly/1bWVPir

o We'll be in the Reedsport Memorial Weekend Parade, May 24
o EVs on a Global Scale: Highlights from EVS28 in South Korea, May 27
o Webinar: How to Spur Electric Vehicle Growth, June 4
o Solar Winery Tour, June 6, 2015 http://buff.ly/1GSJFlD
o PubTalk: Trends in Transportation Tech, June 17 http://buff.ly/1FrCnb6
o EV Roadmap 8, July 29 http://buff.ly/1wbY9Et
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 Tesla supercharger coming to Wildhorse Casino in Pendleton
o B-Line, electric cargo bike delivery service, moves into Portland
Ecotrust http://buff.ly/1KhfM2b
o BMW i3 REx Road Trip Conclusion, "I Should've LEAFed It"
o Kayakers take to the water in Seattle to protest Arctic drilling
o Utilities in Washington Get Green Light for EV Charging Stations
o Why long-haul truckers should plug-in instead of idle
o MAX Orange line train makes 1st run with passengers from Portland to
Milwaukie http://buff.ly/1KSZM3j
o Gorge Days Car Show now accepting registrations for EVs too. If enough
EVs enter, they'll have an EV category prize http://buff.ly/1IBAGsj
o The Portland v Uber wars move from City Hall to the State Capitol
o Bicycles & motorcycles get a 'very limited exception' to red lights in
Oregon http://buff.ly/1e44Szu
o Tesla supercharger coming to Best Western in Baker City
o Tell your Oregon state rep to hold polluters accountable!
o Oregon Senator co-sponsors 50 TW Geothermal Goal Bill
o Shell: Oil Rigs Coming To Seattle Despite Pleas For Delay
o Support HB2092 and have your support for EVs be heard

*Photos & Videos ============================================*
o video: First Tesla Gigafactory Drone Flyover http://buff.ly/1KfPu0a
o Portland's new Tillikum Crossing Bridge by Photos-By-Mike
o audio: Environmentalists Say Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan Presents Safety
Risks http://buff.ly/1EP88nV
o What's wrong with our energy policy in one short video

*Other EV News of Note =======================================*
o Tesla autopassing tech could get by regulations w/ turn signal
o The car of the future is the most powerful computer you will ever own
o BMW i3 Wins Ward's 10 Best Interior Award http://buff.ly/1IJxP0z
o U.S. Plug-In Electric Car Sales Seeing Strong Growth
o Fossil fuels subsidized by $10M a minute, says IMF http://buff.ly/1B9aEEV

o Nissan says its self-driving cars will be available by 2020
o Tesla Finally Sets Date for Affordable Model 3 Debut
o What Tesla Energy means today, in 2030, and 2070 http://buff.ly/1IGxf3x
o Electric Cars vying for Canada's ‘King of the Hill’ Title
o Open-Source EV w/ 186 Miles Of Range & Target Price $22,445
o Meet The World's Quickest Charging Electric Bus http://buff.ly/1FmuHoO
o BYD Projects Sales Of 200 Electric Buses In US, Globally Crosses 5,000
Sold http://buff.ly/1GhJLVw
o FTC officials: States should allow consumers to choose how they buy cars
o Researchers use vitamin C to improved EV batteries http://buff.ly/1KbKZnq
o Zero Motorcycles Secures $1 Million Grant http://buff.ly/1A8p64T
o A $100 per kWh, 300 mile-range battery will change everything
o VW Golf GTE Sport Concept: 174-MPH Plug-In Hybrid Carbon-Bodied
o 180 Cities Eager To Host Formula E Race http://buff.ly/1cZFg6O
o New bill could cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies
o Oil Trains Pose A Significant Threat To National Parks
o EVs Prove Popular With America’s Young, Wealthy Buyers
o Just Three Oil Company Projects Cost Taxpayers Almost $2 Billion
o Yellowstone Ranger Station, powered by 208 old Camry hybrid batteries
o Toyota And Nissan In 6.5 Million Airbag Recall http://buff.ly/1zZVBSQ
o Cheap battery storage is needed to make large-scale renewables work
o Victory to Race Electric Bike at Isle of Man http://buff.ly/1AVnxm6
o Clean, not coal, for energy future in Washington state

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