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Electric Cars Are Critical to a Clean Future

, senior engineer, Clean Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are an important part of how we will reduce climate-changing emissions, air pollution, and petroleum consumption. Are they the only way we will cut pollution from personal transportation? Of course not. EVs are critical, but we’ll also need to be smart about using urban design, transit, and shared mobility to reduce the amount of driving from all vehicles. However, a recent U.S. News & World Report article puts EVs in a false competition with these other strategies, while also repeating myths about the environmental impacts of EVs.
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How the Oregon Rebate for Electric Cars Works

, senior policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

The rebate for electric cars in Oregon can save drivers up to $10K, or even more on their next purchase. Find out how to get the rebate, and how it works. Read more >

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Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevy Bolt? What You Need to Know Before Buying an Electric Car

, senior policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

It’s 90 degrees here in our nation’s capital but it might feel like the winter holiday season to those who reserved a Tesla Model 3. Expected to have a 215-mile range and sticker price of $35,000 (or $27,500 after the federal tax credit), the Model 3 will compete with the similar spec’d Chevy Bolt for the prize of cornering the early majority of electric vehicle owners. Assuming you’re already sold on the benefits of driving on electricity, here are a couple tips for you to consider if you’re prepping for an electric vehicle. Read more >

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Will Electric Cars Thrive, Survive, or Die Under President Trump?

, senior policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

President Trump just dropped his “America First” energy plan and, not surprisingly, it doesn’t include renewable energy or electric vehicles. It does, however, mention the importance of protecting clean air and clean water though it also encourages the very energy sources that pollute both of these public goods. Weird. Read more >

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Dude, Where’s My Car (Charging Station)? How Public Charging Is a Centerpiece of a U.S. Department of Transportation Initiative

, senior policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

There are nearly 15,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles in the U.S., but there hasn’t been a great way to navigate to those spots without an app or internet access – until now. Read more >

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