Electric Vehicle Resources

Ashland Electric Vehicle Information and Resources

City of Ashland supports the transition to electric and low-carbon transportation. The following programs and information help support Ashland in making this transition.


Information and Events

  • Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event - October 4th, 12p-6p, at the gateway to Lithia Park. First Friday in October, join our partners from Forth Mobility who will be offering EV information and free test drives. This is a great, free, and low-pressure way to learn what EVs have to offer. (read more)
  • City of Ashland EV calculator - Visit ashland.chooseev.com and use our custom calculator to see if electric vehicles are a good match for you.

City-owned Public Chargers 

  • As of November 2018, there are 6 city-owned public chargers. Thanks in part to funds from the Oregon Clean Fuels Program, there is no fee to use the public chargers.
  • Locations
    • Four Chargers in the Lithia Parking Lot (link to map)
    • Two Chargers in the Hargadine Parking Structure (link to map)
  • All Chargers are Level 2, capable of 40 Amps.

Financial Incentives 

  • Nissan - American Public Power Association promotion for Ashland ratepayers offers a $3500 rebate on the purchase of a new Nissan LEAF. (read more)
  • City of Ashland Commercial Charging Incentive provides cash incentives of $500 for each charger installed by a local business. (read more)
  • Electric Vehicles Ashland (EVA) Incentive provides cash incentives (for high-mileage businesses) and group purchase discounts (for all participants) to help reduce the cost of EVs. (read more)
  • Oregon State and Federal Tax Credits are worth thousands of dollars for qualifying buyers. (See GoElectric.Oregon.gov for the latest information.)

Related EV Groups


About Ashland's Climate Plan

City of Ashland Electric Vehicle programs exist to support Ashland's Climate and Energy Action Plan. Ashland’s Climate Vision for 2050 is to be a resilient community that has zero net greenhouse gas emissions, embraces equity, protects healthy ecosystems, and creates opportunities for future generations. For more information please see www.ashland.or.us/climateplan.
For additional information about any of these programs, please email stu.green@ashland.or.us

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