Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive ManualA new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.
SF-Based Lyft Says Majority Of Its Rides Will Be In Self-Driving Cars By 2021Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday.
Apple Said To Be Shifting Focus Of Its Secret Car ProjectThe new direction apparently doesn't foreclose the possibility that Apple might someday build its own car, but it opens the door to partnering with other car companies.
New Hydrogen-Powered Car Debuts At SF City HallToyota's new zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled automobile got a lot of attention at a demo Thursday at City Hall and KPIX 5's John Ramos took it for a spin.
Auto Sales Hit Record HighU.S. consumers bought just over 1.5 million vehicles in April, nudging out the old record set in April of 2005.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Apple iCar? Technology Media Abuzz With Rumors Of Apple-Built AutoSeveral reports in the technology media seem to be pointing to the liklihood that Apple Inc., famed maker of computers, smartphones, tablets -- and soon watches -- has set its sights on making an electric, possibly self-driving car.
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.
Facial-Recognition Vehicles In Development Through Intel & FordAutomobiles will one day "know" who is in the driver’s seat, literally…
Hayward’s Chabot College Trains Mechanics On Cars Of The FutureA new training program at Chabot College in Hayward trains students how to work on hybrid and electric cars.
Bay Area Car Shoppers Find Deals As 2011s Roll InIf you've been in the market for a new car, now might be the time to act as dealerships are eager to unload this year's inventory to make room for the 2011 models.
San Francisco Transit Planners See Fewer Cars In FutureSan Francisco transportation officials have unveiled their plans for the future with the main goal being that the private automobile is taking a backseat to other forms of transit.