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Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 12, 2013 12:35 p.m. | Updated: Sept. 11, 2013 12:30 a.m.

You’ve likely seen electric vehicles on the road — maybe a brand new EV, an electric bike or one of the growing number of hybrids — but exactly what is the size and scope of Oregon’s budding electric vehicle industry? A new report by the Portland Development Commission and Drive Oregon crunches the numbers: from the 1600 jobs directly or indirectly related to the industry to the estimated 266 million in economic impact. Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita will tell us more about the numbers and why they matter. 

Do you drive an electric vehicle? Do you want to? What questions do you have about the electric vehicle industry?

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