A day to celebrate the positive impact of
Oregon’s electric vehicle and alternative fuels sectors!
Drive Oregon is partnering with Oregon Environmental Council to host an exciting event at the Oregon State Capitol on Feburary 6, 2013. This event will feature over 25 leading companies in the electric vehicle and alternative vehicle sectors, highlighting the economic growth and job creation they are supporting in the state — while also exploring industry trends and topics that promise future development. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at this link.
UPDATE: Governor Kitzhaber has proclaimed the 6th to be Clean Cars, Clean Fuels Day!
Guests are invited to:
- Take a clean car out for a spin in the Ride N Drive — 6 different vehicles will be on-site for guests to try out!
- Meet and greet representatives of Oregon’s leading electric and alternative fuel vehicle industries
- Attend a FREE informational luncheon from to learn about recent developments in the advanced transportation sector and hear from companies operating in this space. Speakers will include:
–Tom Potiowsky, Director of the Northwest Economic Research Center at Portland State University
–Charlie Allcock, Director of Business Development at Portland General Electric
–Lynn Peterson, the Governor’s Sustainable Communities and Transportation Advisor
–Margi Hoffman, the Governor’s Energy Policy Advisor
–Ashley Horvat, Oregon Department of Transportation
–Robert Langford, Honda North America
–John Roberts, Swan’s grocery delivery service
–Sadie Carney, Cherriots – Salem Public Transportation System
We hope you can join us! If you would like to attend, please RSVP at this link.
What: Driving Oregon’s Economy – Clean Cars and Clean Fuels
When: Wednesday, February 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Luncheon: HR 50, 12 – PM)
Where: Salem Capitol Building, State St. entrance
Why: Meet leading clean car and clean fuel businesses, learn about the latest trends and developments in these industries, test drive clean fuel vehicles.
Drive Oregon is a nonprofit public-private partnership with diverse membership from across the range of companies and organizations involved in electrifying the transportation system. Drive Oregon’s mission is to promote, support, and grow Oregon’s electric vehicle industry. Visit http://driveoregon.org to learn more.
The Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) is a nonprofit, non-partisan, membership-based organization. OEC protects the health of every Oregonian and the environment by working for clean air and water, a healthy climate, an unpolluted landscape and sustainable food and farms. Visit http://www.oeconline.org to learn more.
Support provided, in part, by Energizing Oregon. Thank you!
For more information, contact:
Program Manager, Drive Oregon
For each gallon of gasoline fuel combusted, 19.4 lbs of carbon dioxide (C02) is emitted.