Oregon introduces EV rebates, bicycle tax

Oregon has been a welcome home to electric vehicles for some time now. Portland has installed meaningful, useful charging infrastructure – including its own “Electric Avenue” – and the state has been part of the growing West Coast Electric Highway since 2012. Now, it will be even easier for drivers to take the leap into EV ownership, as the state is introducing its own rebate program, as Car and Driver reports.

State legislature has approved a rebate of up to $2,500 for the purchase of a new electric vehicle. The incentive may be offered as a point-of-sale rebate at the dealership, but it could take the state up to 60 days to process claims. This new rebate is on top of any federal incentive to which the car may be subject, which could mean EV buyers save up to

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