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Tourists ride bicycles on a newly constructed bike path near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFPD Says Car Vs. Pedestrian Crashes Are On The Rise

Despite a campaign by San Francisco Police to crack down on speeding drivers and those who fail to yield or other behavioral problems, pedestrians-vehicle collisions in San Francisco are at a 12-year high, according to police data.

10/29/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Of 2nd Fiery Crash Sends Tesla Shares Lower

Tesla Motors shares dropped Monday after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car.

10/28/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Hires Apple Engineer To Lead New Vehicle Development

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hired Apple Inc.’s chief Mac engineer to lead new vehicle development.

10/24/2013

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

Tesla CEO Says Fire Was Caused By Impaled Battery

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.

10/04/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Subaru, Pet Safety Group Test Out Dog Seat Belts

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.

10/03/2013

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

Tesla Shares Fall Further On Model S Fire Video

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.

10/03/2013

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

Tesla Stock Stumbles After Model S Catches Fire

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.

10/02/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Calls For Increased Enforcement Of San Francisco’s Double Parking Laws

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.

10/01/2013

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New Palo Alto Homes Required To Have Wiring For Electric Car Chargers

The Palo Alto city council voted unanimously Tuesday to require new homes to come pre-wired for electric car charging systems.

09/25/2013

Debris on I-880 in Oakland damaged 13 cars. (CBS)

Highway Debris Damages 13 Cars On I-880 In Oakland

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.

09/24/2013

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