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Safety Measures Leading To More Kids Left In Hot Cars?

It’s every busy parent’s worst nightmare – the morning rush to get out the door and get to work, only to realize hours later your child is not at day care but instead strapped into the car seat right where you left her, sweltering in the back seat of a hot car.

07/31/2014

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19 Most Popular Auto Insurance Discounts

When was the last time that you shopped around for auto insurance?

07/18/2014

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Ford Sees Strong Gains In Europe

Ford of Europe President says sales are up 6.6 percent in the first half, company on track to make a profit in Europe next year.

07/11/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Tax Incentives That Would Benefit Tesla Battery Plant

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed legislation that creates a $420 million tax credit for aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin and includes similar tax incentives designed to benefit California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.

07/10/2014

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

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Bay Area July Events Not To Be Missed

The sun is out & summer is in full swing. With this list of July events, we’re sure there’s something to do for everyone!

07/04/2014

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Drive-By Shooting Leaves 2 Cars Damaged In South San Francisco

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that damaged two cars in South San Francisco earlier this week.

06/22/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Looks At Removing Some Parking Spaces To Accommodate Tech Shuttles

Shuttle buses for people who work in the tech industry have made Muni riders mad and have been the subject of protests. A plan to accommodate the shuttles could lead to fewer available parking spaces.

06/20/2014

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

Netherlands Might Beat U.S. On Self-Driving Cars, Trucks

The Dutch government says it wants to encourage large-scale tests of self-driving cars in the Netherlands by next year, and supports a plan to allow tests of self-driving trucks by 2019, giving the Google Car and other self-driving vehicles in the U.S. a run for the money, literally.

06/17/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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