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Bay Area Startup Faces Competition For Electric Car Charging Stations

A Bay Area startup betting on the future may have a new place for you to plug in, but competition isn’t far behind.

02/26/2015

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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How Much Will Gas Prices Rise After The Torrance Refinery Explosion?

Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.

02/19/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Teen Struck, Killed By Car In Concord Crosswalk

A 14-year-old boy struck by a car in Concord Wednesday morning died, police said.

02/18/2015

An Aston Martin was destroyed in a fire near San Francisco's Palace Of Fine Arts. (Courtesy: Emily Tarran)

Aston Martin Destroyed By Fire Near San Francisco’s Palace Of Fine Arts

An Aston Martin was destroyed in a fire near San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts Saturday.

02/03/2015

An Uber car.

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

Police Investigation

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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