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Audi Snags First Permit To Test Self-Driving Cars In California

Audi is the first automaker to get a permit to test self-driving cars on California roads, the same day new state regulations took effect.

09/17/2014

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Crews Battle 3-Vehicle Fire In Campbell; 40 Residents Evacuated

Crews knocked down a multiple car fire that forced evacuations at an apartment complex in Campbell.

09/17/2014

Bicyclists rides their bikes down Market Street on Bike to Work Day May 13, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Law Requires California Drivers To Leave 3-Feet When Passing Bicyclists

A new law requiring California drivers to keep a buffer between cars and bicyclists goes into effect Tuesday.

09/15/2014

Intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Transportation Planners Consider Program To Keep Cars From Blocking San Francisco Intersections

The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.

09/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Tesla Motors, Inc.)

Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve $1.3 Billion In Tax Breaks For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law.

09/11/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Commuters Dealing With Increasingly Packed Trains

Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.

09/10/2014

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

Nevada Kick-Starts Special Session Over $1.3 Billion In Incentives For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

Opposition emerged Wednesday as Nevada lawmakers began negotiating over whether to approve a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives for Tesla Motors in a special session ordered by Gov. Brian Sandoval to seal the deal to bring the electric car-maker’s $5 billion battery factory to the state.

09/10/2014

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

Nevada Offers Tesla Up To $1.3B In Incentives For ‘Gigafactory’ Battery Plant

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Tesla Motors will build a massive battery factory in the state as long as legislators approve tax breaks and other incentives worth up to $1.3 billion over 20 years.

09/04/2014

A Sonoma County teenager remained jailed Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home.

San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Lessen The Pain For Victims Of Car Theft

A San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.

09/02/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Looks To Install Massive Sign Near Fremont Plant

Billboards are a common sight along Bay Area freeways, but drivers along the Nimitz could be in for a surprise. Tesla is looking to install a billboard standing 40 feet tall and stretching 200 feet wide near its factory in Fremont.

08/28/2014

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