From Oregon Environmental Council
Guest blog by Belinda McFadgen
If you’re tired of the exhaust fumes, noise, and climate-damaging emissions from your typical gasoline car, the electric vehicle is a great option for your future ride.
Good reasons exist for going electric. Switching from gas reduces air pollution and carbon emissions so electric vehicle engines run cleaner and quieter than gas cars. Electric cars also have lower costs because they require no routine maintenance: no oil changes are needed or spark plugs replaced like in gasoline engines. It is also cheaper than ever to make the switch, with an Oregon rebate of up to $2,500 to supplement the current federal rebate of $7,500. Low-income earners might qualify for an additional $2,500 to assist in purchasing costs. Click here to read more…