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In October 2013, Oregon committed to work with California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont to accelerate the market for ZEVs. This memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a commitment to building a market to meet the requirement of 3.3 million cumulative ZEV sales in these eight states by 2025.

EV Sales

  • 3.5% of new ZEV vehicles sold CY 2018
  • 5,978 ZEVs sold CY 2018
  • 21,384 ZEVs sold since 2011
  • 3,602 BEV sold CY 2018
  • 2,376 PHEV sold CY 2018

Vehicle Sales in Oregon

New ZEV sales in CY 2018 were up by 82% compared to 2017. Last year, 5,978 new ZEVs were sold.
To date, Oregon's progress toward meeting the 2025 ZEV sales requirement has reached 16.1%.
3.5% of all new vehicles sold in Oregon in CY 2018 were ZEV versus 6.3% in California, and 1.5% nationwide.

Laws & Incentives

States offer a variety of incentives for zero emission vehicles, including vehicle rebates or tax credit, electric vehicle charging station incentives, workplace charging programs, special high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) or high-occupancy toll (HOT) lane access, and/or fleet purchasing requirements.

Visit the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) of the U.S. Department of Energy for lists of state-specific laws and incentives.

ZEVs are zero emission vehicles and include battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Source: IHS Automotive Vehicle Registration Data

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