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JCB announces new, electric drive scissor lift for indoor operations

March 4, 2024 - 2:41 pm

JCB has redesigned its S1932 electric drive scissor lifts with an eye towards making it easier to put to work, and easier to get to work, too.

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Hyundai IONIQ 7 will go by IONIQ 9 as the brand’s first three-row electric SUV

March 4, 2024 - 2:40 pm

The first three-row electric SUV from Hyundai will be named the IONIQ 9. Hyundai plans to change the name of the electric SUV from IONIQ 7 to IONIQ 9 as it looks to build off Kia’s success with the EV9.

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New electric scooter to come with XXXXXL seat, but not likely headed to America

March 4, 2024 - 1:52 pm

A new electric scooter from Ather is boasting what it claims to be an XXXXXL seat, though don’t get too excited for the extra comfort just yet. To experience it, you’ll need to book a ticket to India.

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Firstgreen battery swap electric skid steer promises 24 hour job sites

March 4, 2024 - 1:51 pm

Heavy equipment upstart Firstgreen was the first construction OEM to show off battery swap technology when it debuted its electric skid steer two years ago. Now, they’re in production – and the company says they can a job site running 24/7.

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Renault 5 already has 50K orders on its waitlist

March 4, 2024 - 11:55 am

French automaker Renault is hoping it has a winner on its hands with the upcoming Renault 5 BEV, which the company says already has 50,000 orders on the waitlist just a few days after its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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BYD slashes price on its best-selling SUV to $16K to compete with gas cars

March 4, 2024 - 10:33 am

After recently reducing prices of its refreshed Han and Tang models, Build Your Dreams (BYD) just launched a new version of its top-selling EV Yuan Plus – known as the Atto 3 in overseas markets – to $16,644 in China, making it one of the lowest-priced EVs out there.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 refresh details – OTA updates, bigger battery, and a rear wiper!

March 4, 2024 - 4:16 am

Hyundai has updated its Korean website with details about the expected refresh of its popular Ioniq 5 EV, with only minor changes from the original design but a lot of new features on the inside.

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Non-bike bike gear review: A legit ‘one weird trick’ to warmer winter cycling

March 3, 2024 - 12:28 pm

Thanks to electric bikes, more people than ever before are discovering the joys of car-free living. Many others find that they can at least leave their car in the garage more often, using an e-bike instead for many of their around-the-town trips and errands. But when the weather is cold, e-bikes can sometimes feel less enticing. For anyone who has dreaded the rude awakening of cold air in your face, I think I might have found a trick that can help: swapping a typical bike helmet for .

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Less is more with this ‘street-legal’ tiny Chinese electric SUV

March 2, 2024 - 12:20 pm

I’m not sure if you could really call it a legit SUV, but these fun-looking little Chinese electric vehicles might just be an interesting alternative to the car bloat clogging the streets of cities around the world.

Oh, and they make an excellent entry for this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week.

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