Oregon pushes electric delivery trucks

Oregon pushes electric delivery trucks

Oregon government wants trucking companies to replace their aging diesel-powered vehicles with clean running electric ones — even though they can initially cost a lot more.

State officials argue that electric-powered trucks actually cost less in the long run because they do not require diesel fuel and have lower maintenance costs. They are also better for the environment because they do not emit any pollution, including greenhouse gases.

Read more in the Portland Tribune.