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Eugene-Springfield Fire Tests Arcimoto EV

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The Rapid Responder seats two.

The pavement tends to rumble when a fire truck goes down the street.  But not all firefighting vehicles are huge and heavy. 

Witness the new vehicle being tested by Eugene-Springfield Fire: a three-wheeled electric FUV ("fun utility vehicle").  It helps that the maker of the machine is Arcimoto, which is based in Eugene.  We get the news on what role the vehicle can play and how well it is performing, from Deputy Chief Markus Lay and Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer. 

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Baxter is the senior producer, Angela Decker is the producer and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.