Latest Autos News
- Lawmakers Agree Fixing California's Roads And Bridges Is Essential But Not On How To Pay For It The state legislature is talking transportation -- specifically how to pay for much-needed repairs to the infrastructure. On Sunday, state senator Mark Leno discussed the challenges with KPIX 5's Phil Matier.
- Tesla Recruits Hackers To Find Flaws In Auto Software Systems Tesla Motors is recruiting hackers to help it refine the software that runs much of its electric cars’ systems, following recently-publicized cases of other cars getting hacked.
- Gas Stations Beckon Gamblers With New Play At Pump Lottery Program Many gas station convenience stores sell lottery tickets, but at one station in Campbell, you don't even have to go inside.
- Study: Bay Area Has Worst Roads In Nation, And It's Costing Drivers Big Bucks Your bumpy Bay Area commute may take you across the worst roads in the country.
- New Company Probed For Dangerous Air Bag Inflator Malfunctions The problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.
- Deadly Takata Air Bag Recall Grows To 57.5 Million Cars Honda has added 4.5 million vehicles in countries outside the U.S. to the growing list of cars and trucks recalled for Takata air bags that could explode with too much force and spew shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
- Tesla Board Member: Uber CEO Wants To Buy Half A Million Autonomous Cars From Us In 2020 "I believe they are already safer than my parents," Jurvetson said of autonomous "robocars", "and I would trust my kids with them."
- Google, Delphi Driverless Cars Reported In Near Collision In Mountain View; Google Denies Report Two driverless cars, operated by Google and Delphi nearly collided earlier this week in Mountain View.
- Ford Launches Ride-Sharing Program For Customers To Rent Their Vehicles Ford is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.
- 'TowIt' App Publicly Shames Drivers Of Badly Parked Cars A new app lets annoyed cyclists or drivers harness the power of crowdsourcing to report illegally parked cars.