Here’s what it’s like to ride in Byton’s new Concept SUV

Byton's electric concept car wowed at CES, and for good reason. The SUV has a lot of strong features, including a max range of 323 miles for the upgraded version, and a starting price of just $45,000.

Tesla electric semi truck reveal confirmed for November 16

Tesla will unveil its electric semi truck on November 16, the company confirmed today via email invites sent to press. The invites feature a full-size off-center image of the Tesla truck, still mostly

Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cut

The electric vehicle tax credit won't die without a stirring defense -- major automakers are moving their considerable lobbying might behind defending the credit, according to Automotive News, in the

LG to open Europe’s largest EV battery factory in Poland next year

LG is opening Europe's largest factory for building lithium-ion batteries destined for use in electric cars, the company announced. Its LG Chem division is going to open the doors for the facility in

Dyson seeks to beat rivals on range with its electric car

Dyson is building an electric car, the company revealed last week, and now we know a bit more about their specific plan to bring one to market. Dyson won’t look to partner, and will instead buil

GM to introduce two new all-electric cars by 2019 in path to zero emissions

GM today announced a strategy to eventually deliver a zero emission product line across all its segments, though it didn’t put a specific timeline on when it would achieve that goal. The process

Dyson is working on an electric car set to launch by 2020

Dyson, maker of high-tech vacuum cleaners and fans, has long been rumored to be getting into the car game. That’s no longer a rumor, as the company has confirmed that it’s working on a bat

Daimler answers Elon Musk’s Twitter challenge on EVs

Elon Musk uses Twitter to express his thoughts frankly and directly, and he just took issue with a USA Today story about the size of a rival automaker’s bet on electric vehicle technology. Musk

Pure Watercraft brings boaters a Tesla-style motor

Obviously, water and electricity don’t mix. But one Seattle company called Pure Watercraft has taken up the engineering challenge of building a Tesla-like EV motor for boats. The startup began takin

Tokyo’s Terra Motors Wants To Help Electric Vehicle Transport Go Green From The Ground Up

Japanese startup Terra Motors officially debuted its electric tuk-tuk (a type of three-wheeled passenger vehicle common in Asia), a tricycle that costs just over $6,000 U.S. and gets 31 miles on a 2 h

Nissan And 4R Testing New Solar EV Charging Stations

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/outlet.jpg">Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and 4R Energy Corporation announced today that the two companies have developed and installed a new EV

Brammo To Make Electric Motorcycles That Feel More Like Gas-Powered

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0009/3260/93260v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> Today, electric motorcycle makers Brammo revealed that the company will add new electr

All Electric Bike Makers, Zero Motorcycles, Raise Another $2.4 Million

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0004/6594/46594v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> A Santa Cruz-based electric motorcycle manufacturer, Zero Motorcycles, raised another

Hertz To Offer Electric Vehicles By The Hour

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/hertz-connectby-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> <a href="http://www.hertz.com/">Hertz Rent A Car</a> is set to offer electric vehicles at an ho

GE To Buy 25,000 Electric Vehicles Including 12,000 Of The Chevy Volt

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/picture-82.png" class="shot2"> Today, General Electric (GE) offered details about its committment to encourage the widespread adoption of all-

Believe It Or Not: Plug In America's Electric Vehicle Hype Campaign

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/pluginamerica-spot-crude-ocean.jpg" width="250" height="141" class="alignright size-full wp-image-242326" /></img> Here comes another spoof on

Smith Electric's CEO On Delivering Zero Emission Trucks, Avoiding The G-Word

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0007/5221/75221v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"> Bryan Hansel, chief executive of <a href="http://www.smithelectric.com/default.aspx">Smith E

Nissan Sprouts Leaf Rollout Plans

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-31.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="Nissan Leaf" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/nissan-motor">Nissan</a>'s Leaf is

Porsche Revving Up All-Electric Sports Car

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-22.png' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="Porsche Boxster" />The electric sports car scene is heating up with <a href="http://www.crun

NY, NJ Parking Lots Sign Up to Charge Electric Vehicles

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-231.png" alt="" title="Car Charging Group, Inc. logo 2" class="alignright size-full wp-image-200207" /> <a href="http://www.carchargi
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