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Oregon EV News of the Week 2014 May 20

Your weekly digest of Oregon Electric Vehicle news, events, and
multimedia. Feel free to forward it. To get on (or off) the mailing 
list, just email me: patrick at oeva.org. 

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Top Stories ================================================
o EVs can now travel the the Oregon Coast http://pic.twitter.com/8aEU4NB7r5
o 2014 Nissan LEAF Recall - Missing Spot Welds 
   Entire Vehicle Will Be Replaced Free http://buff.ly/1nYYQm7 

Upcoming Oregon EVents =====================================
o Oregon EV Fest 2014, July 5th at Pioneer Courthouse Square http://buff.ly/1gHfXFO 
o Tesla Motors Club's Connect 2014, 2nd annual users’ conference, July 18 http://buff.ly/1geHPSf 
o FHWA Workshop on Electric Vehicles, EV Roadmap 7 bonus event, July 23 http://buff.ly/1iPvVcp 
o Computers with Wheels, EV Roadmap 7 Bonus event, July 23 http://buff.ly/1iPuURM 
o Energize Oregon Coalition Meeting, July 23 http://buff.ly/1gRJTuU 
o EV Roadmap 7: Making Connections, July 24 http://buff.ly/1eqxd2j 
o The 3rd annual BC2BC All Electric Vehicle Rally scheduled to start, Aug 10 http://buff.ly/1aWgQoK 
o Route 66 International Festival - EVs wanted, Aug 14 http://buff.ly/1ggx9Cs 
o National Plug In Day Is Now National Drive Electric Week - Sept http://buff.ly/1nTY9dC 
o The Battery Show, September 16-18, 2014 Novi, Michigan http://buff.ly/1cqo3M4 

Northwest EV News of Note ===================================
o Our July 5th EV Celebration makes it on Portland Staycation Summer list http://buff.ly/1tcYwjF 
o 6 Electric Motorcycles Ready to Battle Any Gas Bike http://buff.ly/1ggvixZ 
o Three Years of Nissan Leaf Ownership in Oregon http://buff.ly/1j0r0W3 
o Portland to get a taste of Indian auto giant's electric scooters http://buff.ly/1jmewOi 
o Oregon to implement voluntary road usage fee http://buff.ly/1jMdrPh 
o Oregon Offshore Wind Project Could Be Up and Running by 2017 http://buff.ly/1iMA2pL 
o Ryno, the One-Wheeled Segway for Badasses http://buff.ly/QJMaki 

Photos & Videos ============================================
o Florence 107th Rhododendron Festival Parade http://pic.twitter.com/cxLu4xwaUE
o Oregon State University Solar Vehicle http://pic.twitter.com/ysR0z904He
o Running Ford On Cobra Torque Lithium in Portland - YouTube http://buff.ly/R0gck7 
o Spring time Brammo! http://pic.twitter.com/u5auqgiFrr
o 2015 Kia Soul EV Electric Vehicle - YouTube http://buff.ly/1t8VMDU 
o BMW i8 Powerful Idea - YouTube http://buff.ly/1t8Salf 
o EV parking spaces are for charging! http://pic.twitter.com/ns7vGvFMdf
o Luxury sedan battle: Tesla Model S vs Aston Martin Rapide S - YouTube http://buff.ly/1j0pbbK 
o Brammo FUel Shirt http://buff.ly/QV8zeC  http://pic.twitter.com/r7n6X6oMzX
o Tesla Motors Sizzle Reel - YouTube http://buff.ly/1t2UmL5 
o When you buy a new EV, please remember to recycle that old gas car :) http://pic.twitter.com/84ExfYy1Gt
o 10,000 gallons of oil spill onto LA streets [w/video] http://buff.ly/1sEqsLb 
o Our pals in Seattle held their Spring EV Show at 
   Triple XXX Root Beer http://pic.twitter.com/dPTGvKR8jZ
o EV Show at Triple XXX Root Beer http://pic.twitter.com/UoQezNK2aL
o Silence can be a powerful thing - YouTube http://buff.ly/1vi9K8j 
o How to Buy a Tesla at a Mall Near You - YouTube http://buff.ly/QOYUWS 
o Watch EV Charging Locations pop up from 2009 to May 2014 - YouTube http://buff.ly/1g66fNW 
o Grid-powered EVs just got a little cleaner to drive http://pic.twitter.com/52LR3WNmSc
o Chevy Spark EV http://pic.twitter.com/5EgU5Qg2R3
o Chevy Spark EV http://pic.twitter.com/MyaSKG87Or
o Chevy Spark EV on Electric Ave in Portland OR http://pic.twitter.com/luVOnObux7
o Chevy Spark EV in Portland OR http://pic.twitter.com/lWMHjNJntM

Other EV News of Note =======================================
o IHS: EVs sales are better than you might think http://buff.ly/1ghGBpo 
o US Representative Pushes For $10,000 Electric Vehicle Point-Of-Sale Credit http://buff.ly/1ghGx9k 
o Electric Cars For Speed Freaks: Which One Is Quickest? http://buff.ly/R0gFCX 
o Charging Is Easy for the Nissan LEAF and BMW i3  http://buff.ly/1ne2bKm 
o BMW i8 Global Launch Campaign Starts Now http://buff.ly/1j0qPKq 
o Tesla Model X Continues To Battle Delays http://buff.ly/1jKwR1O 
o Electric-Truck Maker Smith Gets $42 Million In New Investment http://buff.ly/1jKsCU6 
o Tesla Becomes California's #1 Automotive Employer http://buff.ly/1ge3rOK 
o No Danger From Magnetic Fields in Electric Cars http://buff.ly/1o2BLwx 
o Airbus Charged Up About Electric Planes http://buff.ly/1sEjWDX 
o With a new lower price Mitsubishi is America's most affordable EV http://buff.ly/1gLctxG 
o EDTA & Andretti Team Up to Promote EVs http://buff.ly/1nT7U9I 
o Charging Station Startup ChargePoint Raises $22.6 Million http://buff.ly/1nT6Oe8 
o Elon Musk Talks EVs and Innovation at Fremont Tesla Factory http://buff.ly/1g9X52R 
o A whole lot of oil spilled in the U.S. in 2013 http://buff.ly/1juRsXP 
o Demand For BMW i3 And i8 So High That All Incoming Vehicles Will Sell Immediately http://buff.ly/1juIn1i 
o Lexus apologizes for anti-EV ad, Plug In America calls it 'outdated' http://buff.ly/1iMznEE 
o In His Own Words: Elon Musk's Secrets To Changing The World http://buff.ly/1jKsMj9 
o 2015 Chevy Spark will have lighter, smaller battery http://buff.ly/1nSumjh 
o SAE Vehicle Electrification Magazine http://buff.ly/QJL9cf 
o Kia expects US to be Soul EV's top market http://buff.ly/QJDEls