Silicon's Swell But Carmakers Rely On Common Clay For Finished DesignsEvery vehicle by every major carmaker, from Mercedes to Tesla to Toyota, is formed in clay long before it ever hits the road.
Grieving Parents Push For Automakers To Install New Tech To Prevent Child Deaths In Hot CarsGrieving parents are among those pushing for a bill that would force auto makers to install technology to prevent child deaths.
Japanese McDonald's Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast PortsOperations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles For Defective Air BagsMore than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
Despite Carbon Emissions Concerns, Car Makers Betting Big On Hydrogen MarketHydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.
Tesla Motors' First Mass-Market Electric Cars DeliveredFriday was an important day for billionaire Elon Musk’s electric-car maker, Tesla Motors. Ten new sedans, called the Model S, rolled out the door during a ceremony at the company's factory in Fremont.
Court Rejects Challenge To California's Clean Air RulesA federal appeals court rejected a legal challenge Friday that sought to bar implementation of a California regulation meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by forcing automakers to make and sell less polluting cars in the state.
General Motors Could Expand California OperationsThe recent return to profitability at General Motors could mean more Bay Area dealerships in the future.
Survey Finds New Car Sales Up in CA