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Driving Down Carbon: The Role of Electric and Autnomous Vehicles

Driving Down Carbon:  The Role of Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 • 7:00 p.m. SEIU Local 49 Hall, 3536 SE 26th Ave, Portland Free and Open to the Public
How will the rapidly accelerating introduction of autonomous, electric, and hybrid vehicles impact our lives and environment? How will they impact greenhouse gas emissions? How might they change the urban landscape? Find out when Let’s Talk Climate presents a panel discussion on strategies and effects of electric and autonomous vehicles on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. We will meet at the SEIU Local 49 Union Hall at 3526 SE 26th Ave, Portland, just south of Powell. The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) has outpaced most expectations. In addition to passenger cars, electric transit buses and delivery trucks are on the horizon. The technology for autonomous vehicles (AVs) is developing rapidly. It is widely expected that AVs will be electrically driven and used on demand in a shared transportation economy…