Archive for the 'Portland Business Alliance' Category

Funding situation is looking up in Portland

February 6, 2008

A good story from the Portland Business Journal.

The description of SplashCast is off, but that’s splitting hairs.

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EcoMotion Car Dealership in Portland

December 30, 2007

Chinese made three-wheeled electric vehicle
Originally uploaded by sponge888.

The Oregonian profiles Portland’s EcoMotion car dealership in today’s paper. If I didn’t have kids, I would buy Zap Xebra (pictured here). With three wheels, it is categorized as a motorcycle and are not subject to the federal 25 MPH speed restriction (the golf cart rule). Plus, I really love the way it looks.

The price starts at $10,000. No more buying gas. The monthly charging cost is about $10.

It’s made in China, so I won’t swallow any paint chips 🙂

I want to visit the dealership on Sandy Boulevard. Wonder if I could make this work…

The article also provides a good overview of currently available and upcoming electric vehicles.