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Tesla Unveils Electric Big Rig Truck, Adding to Its AmbitionsCEO Elon Musk said the semi is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge and will cost less than a diesel semi considering fuel savings, lower maintenance and other factors.
Majority Of Towed Vehicles In San Jose Abandoned By OwnersThe vast majority of cars towed away off the streets of San Jose are never claimed by their owners because it's too expensive to retrieve them, and workable solutions don't appear close at hand.
Police Crackdown Tries To Curtail Sideshows In OaklandAt least three people had their cars seized as part of a crackdown on sideshow activity by Oakland police over the weekend, according to authorities.
Study: Faster Adoption Of Self-Driving Cars Would Save LivesThe report estimated that hundreds of thousands of lives could be lost to road fatalities over the next three decades if the U.S. is slow to embrace the emerging technology.
Treasurer Urges Armored Cars To Transport California Pot Tax MoneyCalifornia should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the state's legal marijuana market, the state treasurer said.
Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Gets Spiked In The House Tax BillThe new House tax bill would do away with a tax credit of up to $7,500 for plug-in vehicle purchases.
Artificial Intelligence Revolution Will Make Many Jobs ObsoleteFrom personal digital assistants to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence is quickly gaining ground with the technology promising increased productivity, efficiency and safety.
Palo Alto Considers Banning Cars From Part Of University AvenueThe city of Palo Alto is mulling over plans to close down part of a popular street to car traffic so pedestrians take over.
Runaway Dump Truck Rolls Down San Francisco Hill, Hitting Cars, Injuring 3A runaway dump truck plowed into a number of vehicles in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood Tuesday, injuring at least three people.
California Gas Tax Props Public Transit, Drains Drivers' WalletsThe California gas tax means hundreds of millions of dollars and improved public transit.
Dozens Of Cars Involved In Dangerous San Jose SideshowA sideshow on a San Jose freeway brought traffic to a halt early Sunday morning and led to numerous citations and impounded vehicles, according to police.
Bay Area Vehicle Buy-Back Program Extends Eligibility to 1996 Model YearPreviously, only 1994 and older vehicles were accepted. The program pays $1,000 to owners to voluntarily retire their old, polluting vehicles.

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