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Uber Reportedly Hiring Robotics Team To Develop Driverless Cars

The blog Tech Crunch reports that Uber is hiring a team of Carnegie Mellon University robotics engineers to “kickstart autonomous taxi fleet development.”

02/02/2015

Picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an employee of German luxury car maker Audi working on an Audi A4 car on the assembly line at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, southwestern Germany. Audi is re-calling 850,000 A4s worldwide due to problems with the airbags is was learned on October 23, 2014. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Safest Cars Ever? Not A Single Driver Died In These 9 Vehicle Models

Vehicles have never been this safe, so safe in fact that 9 types of vehicles including some SUVs had zero driver deaths during the years studied.

01/29/2015

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Police Chase Stolen Car Out Of Hayward, Arrest Driver

Police arrested the driver of a vehicle reported stolen out of Hayward after a chase on Interstate Highway 880 Sunday morning, a Alameda County Sheriff’s official said.

01/18/2015

A fourth grader and his nanny escaped a car stuck on the Caltrain tracks minutes before it was hit by a train. (CBS)

4th Grader, His Nanny Narrowly Escape Burlingame Caltrain Crash After Car Gets Stuck On Tracks

A 4th grader and his nanny narrowly escaped injury when a Caltrain hit their car after it became stuck on the tracks in Burlingame.

01/15/2015

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Company Unlikely To Turn A Profit Until 2020

Musk said he expects the company to turn a profit after it brings the lower-cost Model 3 to market.

01/14/2015

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30 Years Later, Salinas Woman Reunited With Her Stolen 1967 Green Mustang

A Monterey County woman has been reunited with her classic Ford Mustang nearly 30 years after it was stolen.

12/23/2014

A ficus tree toppled by heavy rains and saturated soil crushed a Lyft driver's car on Lombard Street in San Francisco. (photo credit Doug Sovern)

Another Ficus Falls, Crushes Lyft Driver’s Prius In San Francisco’s Marina

Friday morning’s rains toppled yet another problematic ficus tree, this time on top of a Lyft driver’s car in the Marina District.

12/19/2014

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Caltrain Delayed After Separate Crashes With 2 Vehicles

Caltrain is experiencing delays due to two separate incidents involving trains and cars this evening in Atherton and San Jose, Caltrain officials said.

12/16/2014

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Storm Shuts Down San Francisco Cable Cars, Some Bay Ferry Service

Tourists willing to brave the stormy weather in San Francisco Thursday won’t get the chance to check “ride a cable car” off their San Francisco to-do list.

12/11/2014

A downed tree between Scott St. and Divisadero St. on Waller St. in San Francisco (CBS SF)

Tree Smashes Car In San Francisco During Storm

Heavy rain brought down a tree, smashing a car in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.

12/02/2014

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