Charging Ahead

Daimler Truck North America unveiled the prototype for an electric Class 8 truck last year to great fanfare and a surge of orders. Now the company is working to speed up charging infrastructure.

Fill ‘Er Up

Oregon just doubled its low-carbon fuel program goals, making it the strongest in the nation. But wildly fluctuating oil prices and the need for a technological revolution make you wonder: Can we get there?

Power Lane

Will electric vehicles in Oregon finally go mainstream?

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December ’08 transportation indicators

MARCH 2009: INDICATORS, THE STATE WE’RE IN All “latest” numbers are for December 2008 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change TRANSPORTATION Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $19.1 $23.0 $22.9 -16.8% Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 18,207 18,959 21,374 -14.8% Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls … Read more