Latest Autos News
- Falling Gas Tax Revenue Has California Lawmakers Considering Mileage Tax Plan Falling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.
- Click 'n' Ride! Custom Car Made With 3-D Printer Wows At Detroit Auto Show One of the more intriguing cars on display at the Detroit Auto Show didn't roll off an assembly line. It was mostly built using a 3-D printer.
- Oakley Police Tell Toyota Owners To Beware Of Catalytic Converter Thieves Police are warning residents about a string of thefts involving more than a dozen catalytic converters stolen from Toyota vehicles in Oakley over the past several weeks.
- Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Company Unlikely To Turn A Profit Until 2020 Musk said he expects the company to turn a profit after it brings the lower-cost Model 3 to market.
- BART Parking Fees Going Up At Many Stations; See When, Where, How Much Parking fees at multiple BART stations are expected to go up by 50 cents later this month.
- More Carmakers Agreeing To Do Airbag Fixes, But Replacement Parts Not Always Available Three automakers have now agreed to nationwide airbag recalls and more replacement parts are being made, but auto industry analysts say fixing all the defective vehicles could take years.
- Tesla Announces Major Upgrades To Roadster 3.0, Expected To Be Able To Travel 400 Miles On Single Charge The Palo Alto-based company is expected to unveil the upgrades in early 2015, with a non-stop trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
- California DMV Misses Year-End Deadline To Set Rules For Self-Driving Cars California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe.
- Despite Carbon Emissions Concerns, Car Makers Betting Big On Hydrogen Market Hydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.
- Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.