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Study Analyzes Electric Vehicle Industry Impact on Oregon

Portland State University study finds EV industry amounts to $266.5 million dollars in Oregon, including 400 full-time jobs and 15,000 indirectly.

Published: 12-Feb-2013

The electric vehicle industry amounts to $266.5 million dollars in Oregon, which includes the companies which make the vehicles, as well as all the companies that serve their owners with parts and other expertise.

Officials with Drive Oregon and the Portland Development Commission thought it was time this growing industry got some hard numbers so they commissioned the $50,000 survey.

Portland State University's Northwest Economic Research Center crunched the numbers which added up to 400 full-time jobs in Oregon. They also calculated a total of 15,000 when indirect jobs were factored in.

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