Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hired Apple Inc.’s chief Mac engineer to lead new vehicle development.
The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery in a Model S that caught fire this week was apparently impaled by a metal object.
Subaru teamed up with Center for Pet Safety in an effort to create seat belts for pets, but the results of these harnesses were not promising.
Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars.
Shares of Bay Area electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle.
Vehicles double parked on San Francisco’s streets should be the target of more enforcement by parking control and police officers, a city supervisor said at a hearing held Monday on the issue.
The Palo Alto city council voted unanimously Tuesday to require new homes to come pre-wired for electric car charging systems.
A stray piece of debris on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland flattened the tires of about a dozen cars early Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Ecotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.
The state Senate approved a bill on Monday that would require drivers to stay at least three feet away from bicyclists when they are passing in the same direction, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s previous vetoes of similar legislation.