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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Unveils Long-Awaited Model X Electric SUV
Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has mastered the sporty two-seater and the elegant sedan. Now, it wants to conquer the family hauler.
Porsche Takes On Tesla With New Electric Sports Car
There's a new luxury, all-electric car ready to hit the market -- but it's not from Tesla.
After Blocking Bay Bridge Traffic, Chicken Gets New Home
Last Wednesday Bay Area drivers met their match, when a chicken wandered into the Bay Bridge toll plaza, fouling up the morning commute for about four hours.
San Francisco Car Wash Charging $100 For Vehicles Returning From Burning Man
San Francisco car washes are charging as much as $100 to clean vehicles covered in dust from the Burning Man playa.
North Bay Lawmaker Says Gov. Brown's Highway Funding Plan Will Be A Tough Sell In Legislature
Gov. Jerry Brown's multi-billion dollar plan to fix the state's rundown roads could run into some speed bumps this week in the California legislature.
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.