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Video Shows Critical Mass Cyclist Smashing Car Window With U-Lock

A cyclist riding in San Francisco’s Critical Mass last week allegedly broke the window of a car trying to pass through the crowd.

13 hours ago

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

California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The Wealthy

State lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.

08/24/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. is expected to unveil more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant's entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple Said To Show Interest In Car Testing Facility At Old Concord Naval Weapons Station

Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that’s been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.

08/14/2015

Muni buses drive along Market Street in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Private Cars Banned From Turning Onto Parts Of Market Street Starting Tuesday

Monday is the final day for private cars on the downtown stretch of Market Street in San Francisco.

08/10/2015

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)

Tesla Gears Up For Model X SUV Launch, Net Loss Triples In 2nd Quarter

Tesla’s net loss nearly tripled to $184 million in the April-June period as it invested in tooling and factory capacity for the new SUV, which is scheduled to go on sale next month.

08/05/2015

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

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Study: Bay Area Has Worst Roads In Nation, And It’s Costing Drivers Big Bucks

Your bumpy Bay Area commute may take you across the worst roads in the country.

07/23/2015

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Fake City Built To Test Driverless Cars, New Technology In Michigan

The University of Michigan built a fake city to test out new technologies connected to the development of driverless cars, which was unveiled Tuesday in Ann Arbor.

07/21/2015

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Deadly Takata Air Bag Recall Grows To 57.5 Million Cars

Honda has added 4.5 million vehicles in countries outside the U.S. to the growing list of cars and trucks recalled for Takata air bags that could explode with too much force and spew shrapnel at drivers and passengers.

07/10/2015

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

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