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  • Rick Bonetti

Electric Vehicle Guidance

Updated: May 18, 2022

Thinking about buying an electric vehicle to ameliorate climate change and avoid the high cost of fossil fuel? Electrek reports most electric cars are cheaper to own from day one according to a new report from Energy Innovation. Find the latest news from the Electric Vehicle Association blog or check out their Facebook page.

Southern Oregon Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Association (SOHEVA) promotes the use of electric cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles and bicycles from Roseburg south to Shasta in northern California.

Local SOHEVA members offer guidance on buying, leasing, sustainably fueling, operating and maintaining all forms of electric transit. They participated in the Community Earth Day Celebration on April 24, 2022 as part of the nationwide Drive Electric Earth Day event.

SOHEVA members Bruce Borgerson and Jim Hartman taught a 3-part class about EVs for the spring term of OLLI, concluding on April 21, 2022.

Under the leadership of president Pete Jorgensen, SOHEVA is starting lobbying initiatives to address EV charger maintenance, accuracy of status indication on phone apps, universal payment access and need for pull-through stations to accommodate towing.

SOHEVA meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 7-8 p.m. Memberships are $40/yr

Unsure about whether EV or gas vehicles pollutes more? Watch this video.


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