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What Area Buys The Most Efficient Cars?

December 5, 2011

How Does Your Area Compare?

I see a few EVs driving around Corvallis and while we weren’t included in the NPR report, I suspect that we are close to the 6.1% of sales that Eugene shows. Higher than Portland’s 5.4% but lower than SF’s nation leading 8.4%.

I wonder if  PDX Mayor Sam Adams is ready to surrender to the Mayor of SF in their self-proclaimed EV War

Sara Carothers and Alyson Hurt / NPR

Map: Hybrid And Electric Sales Across The Country

 November 22, 2011

Hybrids and electrics account for less than 3 percent of all cars sold in the U.S. this year, but that ratio is higher in some areas. The San Francisco Bay Area leads the nation with 8.4 percent of all cars sold and the rest of the top 10 markets are also on the West Coast. Go to NPR map

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