Cars

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

7/15/15 2015 UM Aerials MCity, North Campus, Munger Grad Residency,Campus construction. (Source: U of M)

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

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

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