By Good News Network Monday, March 19, 2012
While many drivers are paying up to $4.00 per gallon of gasoline across America, Volt owners and others with EV's are finding more charging stations open for business.
On Friday, following a trail blazed by Indians and pioneers in covered wagons, electric car drivers hit the road to inaugurate the first major section of a West Coast 'Electric Highway' dotted with stations where they can charge up in 20 minutes.
The stations go from the California border north to the Oregon city of Cottage Grove and are located at gas stations, restaurants and motels just off the nation's second-busiest interstate.
(READ the full AP story in KTVZ Oregon)
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