Friday, June 12, 2009

Oregon incentives to shift from hybrids to plug-ins

Oregon's House has passed a bill to end the $1500 tax credit for conventional hybrid vehicles on the last day of 2009. After that point only plug-in vehicles qualify. House Bill 2180, which passed overwhelmingly,
Creates specific tax credit for purchasers of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and related equipment.

Limits tax credits for gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles that are not designed for electric plug-in charging to vehicles purchased before January 1, 2010.