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2015 Nissan Leaf (Nissan)

PG&E Looks To Build 25,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Over 5 Years

PG&E filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday to build roughly 25,000 new electric vehicle charging stations across Northern and Central California over a five-year period.

02/10/2015

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

Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?

Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.

02/03/2015

Wrightspeed electric truck. (CBS)

Tesla Of The Truck World? Silicon Valley Company Turns Commercial Vehicles Into Electric Green Machines

A Silicon Valley company could become the Tesla of the commercial truck world. The company called Wrightspeed is converting dirty trucks into clean, electric machines.

01/30/2015

Lyft Rideshare Service

Face Lyft: App-Based Ride Company Ditching The Pink Mustache

Lyft is getting rid of the pink-fur mustache as we’ve come to know it. In a re-branding move, the easy to spot symbol, from the app-based service is getting scaled down to the new, “glowstache”.

01/26/2015

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

Prius No Longer The Darling Of Bay Area Hybrid Car Lovers, But A Facelift Might Help

Once upon a time, you had to get on a waiting list just to test drive a Prius at the Toyota dealer, in Berkeley. Not so, anymore. If sales are the bottom line, it looks like the darling of the Bay Area’s hybrid crowd has lost its luster.

01/17/2015

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

Google Expects Public To Use Driverless Cars On Public Roads In 2-5 Years

The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.

01/15/2015

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Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Accidents

Americans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.

01/14/2015

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More Carmakers Agreeing To Do Airbag Fixes, But Replacement Parts Not Always Available

Three automakers have now agreed to nationwide airbag recalls and more replacement parts are being made, but auto industry analysts say fixing all the defective vehicles could take years.

12/30/2014

Toyota Mirai hydrogen-powered car. (CBS)

Despite Carbon Emissions Concerns, Car Makers Betting Big On Hydrogen Market

Hydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.

12/16/2014

Gas pump

Bay Area Gas Prices Fall 26 Cents Per Gallon; Poised To Drop Even Further By New Year

Average gas prices fell 24 cents in California last month and further in the Bay Area, continuing a downward trend seen across the country, according to the American Automobile Association’s Northern California chapter.

12/10/2014

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