Website gives info on electric car gas savings

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy released estimates of “eGallon” prices designed to help car buyers better understand how much they’re savings from driving electric vehicles.

The new Energy.gov/eGallon Web site includes prices for an eGallon nationally and by state compared to the price for a gallon of gas. I

n Oregon, the electric car savings is $2.78 per gallon, according to the website. The savings is a bit smaller nationally because of Oregon’s lower electricity costs and higher gasoline prices.





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