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.

A Rising Tide

In 2022 Lance J. Randall moved to Portland to lead the Black Business Association of Oregon — a newly formed organization with its sights on attracting, retaining and supporting Black-owned businesses throughout the state.

Small But Mighty

Microlenders have stepped in to support small businesses traditional banks do not serve — helping marginalized entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.

Bank On It

After decades of prioritizing mortgages and car loans, Oregon’s consumer banks are shifting focus. How can they compete in a high-interest world?