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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Oregon EV News of the Week 2014 May 28

Your weekly digest of Oregon Electric Vehicle news, events, and
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Top Stories ================================================
o A "Kodak Moment" for the auto industry http://buff.ly/1kaASwP 


Upcoming Oregon EVents =====================================
o New Tesla Model S owner giving rides near UofO on Friday & Sat http://eugene.craigslist.org/eve/4489682638.html
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 OMSI Drive Revolution: The Future of Transportation, July 19http:/ http://buff.ly/1lELHIP 
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 25 http://buff.ly/1gRJTuU 
o EV Roadmap 7: Making Connections, July 24 http://buff.ly/1eqxd2j 
o Plug-in 2014, July 28-30 http://buff.ly/1sZV61J 
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 Oregon made Streetcars hit the tracks in Tucson http://buff.ly/1osQVLR 
o Tesla Dealer In Oregon? http://buff.ly/1osSlWv 
o Cafe Yumm! plans 10 new sites in Oregon and WA, some w/ EV charging stationshttp://buff.ly/1ohUsfE 


Photos & Videos ============================================
o Florence 107th Rhododendron Festival Parade http://pic.twitter.com/f2qNyIcjcR
o Fiat 500e arriving in Oregon soon http://pic.twitter.com/1oXrTk3JbY
o What's red, fast, and has a lot of torque? http://pic.twitter.com/mRUJD3IIZ1
o EVs Bring Families Together :) http://pic.twitter.com/NSCttn6YgY
o Spotted at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris by OEVA member Eric G http://pic.twitter.com/9uSvIlhlKi
o Forest Park in Portland, OR http://pic.twitter.com/RJKtlSDftx
o Racer Shelina Moreda at Brammo HQ 'inspecting' the finished goods http://pic.twitter.com/66HgeqCpll
o Solowheel in the Anti-Gridlock Lane by Krocky Meshkin http://pic.twitter.com/r5yJwCd2wU
o Nissan delivers 50,000th all-electric LEAF in U.S. to Texas family - YouTube http://buff.ly/1op1uzq 
o Madras DCFC construction breaks ground! http://pic.twitter.com/tDBBijJRAt


Other EV News of Note =======================================
o Luxury EV Sales Outpace Overall Market http://buff.ly/1o4dbOc 
o New short-haul electric semitruck from TransPower http://buff.ly/SHAMap 
o Plug In Drivers Not Missin' the Piston  http://buff.ly/1k7fbh5 
o ChargePoint case study finds EV charging can raise employee satisfaction 
    by 75% & help meet sustainability goals http://buff.ly/1t7E3KY 
o IKEA to sell electric bicycle called 'Folkv√§nlig' http://buff.ly/1nbWY7C 
o ChargePoint Exits EZ-Charge Program http://buff.ly/1nwAvAB 
o UC Davis study finds that men and women drive plug-in cars differently http://buff.ly/1sZUSYi 
o Tesla Motors History Infographic http://buff.ly/1sZU8T9 
o Fiat Chrysler Boss To EV Fans: Don't Buy Our Fiat 500e http://buff.ly/1ob722P 
o A simple guide to electric car home charging http://buff.ly/1sZREE8 
o BMW i3 REx EPA Rated 117 MPGe / 39 MPG: Deliveries Under Way http://buff.ly/1nfQKWS 
o What do you get when you cross a charging station and a smart-meter? 
    The ClipperCreek CS-40-SG2 http://buff.ly/1o4dFnw 
o BMW i3 Lease Deals: $499/month, $549 for REx http://buff.ly/RT0V5m