Batteries

A potential hybrid car buyer test drives a Toyota Prius in San Francisco. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Bay Area Company Develops Deterrent For Hybrid Car Battery Thieves

Hybrid car owners are being warned over an uptick in battery thefts, and a Bay Area company has come up with a simple solution to stop them.

07/26/2015

Elon Musk expected to unveil a battery Thursday. (@ElonMusk/Twitter)

Tesla Stock Getting Juiced Over Home Batteries

Tesla’s home batteries could offset hurdles in its car business

05/04/2015

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Mystery Product May Be Battery Power For Your Home

Tesla shares are getting a charge from a Bloomberg report that the company will unveil a home battery and a large-scale utility battery, at an event at its Hawthorne design studio next week.

04/22/2015

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Wants To Begin Production Of Electric Cars By 2020

Bloomberg Business reports that the car team already consists of about 200 people and Apple has ramped up hiring within the past few months.

02/19/2015

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Safeway Fined $10M For Illegally Dumping Electronics, Pharmaceuticals In California Landfills

The Safeway supermarket chain has been ordered to pay nearly $10 million for illegally dumping batteries, electronics and pharmaceuticals in California landfills.

01/06/2015

A Tesla Roadster Sport sits in a dealership showroom on November 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.

12/26/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Looking Outside Of California For Battery “Giga Factory”

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.

02/26/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hayward Metal Firm Getting Huge Boost From Tesla Motors’ Success

Shares of Tesla Motors surged Friday following better than expected fourth-quarter results, and now another Bay Area company is getting a charge from electric car maker’s success.

02/21/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Stock Falls Most In 2 Years On Battery Shortage

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn’t have enough of them.

11/06/2013