Ford kicks off electric vehicle tour at PSU

Ford Motor Company and its electric vehicle tour is motoring into Portland on Aug. 24. The event takes place at Portland State University and will include a panel discussion and test drives of the Ford Focus electric plug-in, Ford Escape Hybrid plug-in and Fusion Hybrid.

Mike Tinskey, Ford's manager of sustainability activities focused on electric vehicles and infrastructure, will lead a round table discussion on the latest EV technology, infrastructure needs and consumer education. Representatives from Portland General Electric, Microsoft Corp., Coulomb Technologies and PSU will also be on hand to discuss the current EV landscape and what it means for Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Test drives will follow the presentation.

The panel discussion will be held between noon and 1:30 p.m., followed by vehicle demonstrations and test drives between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m.. | 503-219-3480


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