Cars

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Google, Delphi Driverless Cars Reported In Near Collision In Mountain View; Google Denies Report

Two driverless cars, operated by Google and Delphi nearly collided earlier this week in Mountain View.

06/26/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

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San Francisco, Oakland Metropolitan Areas Top List Of Hot Spots For Vehicle Theft

Meanwhile, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has introduced legislation aimed at helping the owners of stolen vehicles.

06/25/2015

California classic license plates. (DMV)

Black California License Plates Finally Available For Car Lovers

Classic car lovers in California can rejoice in the news that brand new versions of those iconic black license plates are finally available for ordering.

06/23/2015

Burned cars at a Novato dealership following an arson fire, June 9, 2015. (CBS SF)

Arson Suspected In Novato Car Dealership Fire, Surveillance Video Shows Possible Suspect

Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.

06/09/2015

The Tesla Model X is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model X SUV Will Be Delivered In 3-4 Months

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company expects to start deliveries of its new SUV, the Model X, in three or four months.

06/09/2015

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 21 : A Metropolitan Police Officer writes a warning ticket for a motorist who was talking on his cell phone on September 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. Police were giving warnings and tickets to people who were talking on cell phones while driving past a hotel where the 2010 Distracted Driving Summit was being held. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

California Drivers Can Now Contest Traffic Tickets Without Having To Pay Fine First

A state judicial council voted Monday to unanimously approve a rule change that will allow California drivers to contest traffic violations without first paying for them.

06/08/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Co-Founder Defends Withholding Accident Records Of Self-Driving Cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says the Internet company isn’t releasing the accident reports involving its self-driving cars to protect the privacy of the other motorists in the crashes.

06/03/2015

Police arrested Peter Derouen on suspicion of stealing and ramming a BMW  through dealership windows. (San Francisco Police)

Man Suspected Of Plowing Stolen BMW Through Showroom Windows Identified

San Francisco police have identified a man arrested in connection with a burglary at a South of Market BMW dealership and subsequent hit-and-run crash Monday morning as 37-year-old Peter Derouen.

06/02/2015

Burglar targets BMW dealership in San Francisco. (CBS SF)

Man Rams Stolen $100K BMW Through SF Showroom Windows; Later Arrested In Domestic Dispute

A man who allegedly stole a $100,000 BMW car from a San Francisco dealership Monday morning was arrested an hour later following a hit and run collision and domestic dispute nearby.

06/01/2015

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