New Smart Fortwo EV: fewer dollars, more miles

Mercedes-Benz announced the price of its new electric 2017 Smart Fortwo: $23,800 for the hard-top coupe and $28,000 for the cabrio with a sliding canvas...

The first EV showcase opens in Oregon

Forth, the electric vehicle proponent formerly known as Drive Oregon, has opened the nation’s first electric vehicle showcase in downtown Portland, Oregon. Anyone who wants...

Char.gy taps into lampposts to charge your electric car

If you have a garage with a power socket, an electric car makes an awful lot of sense. If you park on the street, however,...

Las Vegas launches the first electric autonomous shuttle on U.S. public roads

Las Vegas, transportation beat reporters can’t quit you; CES was like a car extravaganza, and now you’re launching a self-driving, fully electric shuttle on public...

No cobalt, no Tesla?

Sebastien Gandon Crunch Network Contributor Sebastien Gandon is a senior VP at East Capital Asia Ltd. He has close to 15 years experience...

How fast is fast charging?

EVgo announced this month that it has broken ground on what will be the first public DC fast charging station, capable of up to 350...

Automakers aren’t really advertising electric vehicles

There are more plug-in vehicles available now than there were a decade ago, and the sales of those vehicles are growing. Sales of electric vehicles...

New DOT Secretary Elaine Chao will guide EV and autonomous vehicle programs

President-elect Donald Trump chose former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary. The new DOT head will be influential in innovative car tech including electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and vehicle...

First electric Vespa concept unveiled at EICMA

The Piaggio Group unveiled its electric Vespa concept at the 2016 EICMA trade show in Milan. The scooter is set for a release in the second half of 2017. Pricing...

What Tesla’s new Gigafactory means for electric vehicles

Tesla‘s new Gigafactory opened at the end of July in Nevada, with much excitement from both the media and the general public. Only 14 percent of the...

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The Best Gaming Mouse You Can Buy

Picking the right gaming mouse can be tough. Do you go with the most expensive, ultra-high-performance mouse with RGB lighting, or should you...