Great choice! Not only will you own a smarter, cleaner, higher-performing car that costs you less money to own and operate, you’ll be making a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in our community.
When it comes to EVs, you have options. Hybrid? Plug-in Hybrid? All Electric? Here’s the deal. Need more information? Visit our friends at Forth.
These cars still run on gas, but use an electric motor that results in big fuel savings. The Toyota Prius is one example of a hybrid car.
All electric cars don’t use any gas, ever. The Nissan LEAF is an example of an all-electric car. Just plug it in for a few hours at home or at one of the handy charging stations around town, and you’re good!
Let’s put it this way – charging your EV is easier than filling up at a gas station, because you can do it at home! And if you want to charge faster, you can install a Level 2 charger in your garage, or visit a super fast Level 3 charger around town.
No special equipment needed, just plug into a regular outlet in your garage. Voltage: 120V single phase Charge Time: 3-5 miles of range per hour of charging
Ask us about Level 2 charger rebates to save some money. Voltage: 208V or 240V single phase Charge Time: ~25 miles of range per hour
Sorry, you can’t do this at home. But you can multi-task at the grocery store. Voltage: 208V or 480V 3-phase Charge Time: 80% charge in 30 minutes
We’re partnering with local auto dealerships to get you into the electric vehicle of your dreams, at a price point you’ll love. Pick up a Level 2 charger while you’re at it so you can charge your new EV at home.
In addition to the warm fuzzy feeling you’ll get from driving your new EV, there is also the money you’ll be saving. Save a little more by taking advantage of one of these tax or rebate incentives – you could save thousands of dollars on your purchase or lease. Oregon Clean Vehicle Rebate Program: Live in Oregon? Leasing or purchasing a new or used EV? One of these programs might be for you. Oregon Clean Vehicle Rebate — Up to a $2,500 rebate Oregon Charge Ahead Rebate — Up to a $2,500 rebate (for Oregon residents who qualify as earning a “moderate” income ) Federal Tax Credit: The federal government Zero Emission Vehicle Incentive Program means each automaker’s eligible plug-in vehicles can receive a tax credit of up to $7,500 until 200,000 eligible vehicles per manufacturer are registered in the United States. Learn more about EV tax credits and incentives .