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

Tesla Loses Nearly $50M In 1st Quarter As Development Costs Grow

Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $49.8 million in the first quarter as it accelerated the development of its new crossover.

05/07/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

California Back In Running For Tesla Electric Car Battery Plant, CEO Elon Musk Says

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said California is back in the running for a massive battery plant it plans to start building this year.

05/07/2014

Lexus of Concord. (CBS)

Concord Car Dealership Workers Allege Racial Harassment, Stealing Commissions In Lawsuit

Seven employees of an East Bay car dealership have filed a $21 million federal lawsuit, claiming racial harassment and wage theft took place.

04/29/2014

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Google Says Driverless Cars Are Mastering City Streets

Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists — a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.

04/28/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Electric Car Maker, Tesla Motors To Expand In California

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding in California. The Bay Area company has leased a 430,000 square-foot building in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 near Manteca.

04/23/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Likens Car Dealers To ‘Mafia’ As KPIX Poll Finds Support For Direct Auto Sales

Dealerships across the country continue to take aim at Tesla Motors over their direct-to-consumer sales. Now Founder Elon Musk is firing back and getting some support from Bay Area, where poll results show support for the company’s model.

03/19/2014

"The Incredibles" (credit: Disney/Pixar)

‘Incredibles 2’ & ‘Cars 3’ In the Works at Disney/Pixar

Emeryville’s Pixar will be busy developing seqeuls to two of their films…

03/18/2014

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Free Ride Ending For Electric-Car Drivers Juicing In Martinez

Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.

03/04/2014

Skip Wilson's '57 Chevy Bel Air was returned Monday after being stolen in 1984
(Christopher Chung/Press Democrat)

Stolen ’57 Chevy Returned To North Bay Man 30 Years Later In Better Condition

A Lake County man got a pair of surprises last month when his long-lost classic car was not only returned to him, but in much better condition than when he’d last seen it.

02/20/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Shares Soar On Results, Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.

02/19/2014

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