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Charging stations

Clean vehicle event at San Francisco International Airport on June 19, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Receives Grant For High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport’s Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.

06/19/2014

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Electric Car Makers Think Outside The Garage At Silicon Valley Symposium

Sustainability advocates convened in Silicon Valley this week to share ideas about how to enhance the electric vehicle charging infrastructure as the technology slowly becomes mainstream.

06/07/2013

Electric vehicle charging stations. (Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Looks To Update Building Codes For Electric Cars

With more electric cars driving on Bay Area roads and less charging stations than needed, Santa Clara county supervisors are looking to change local building codes as a solution.

05/24/2013

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

San Jose Ups Number Of Electric Car Charging Stations

As gas prices continue to climb steadily, so are electric car sales, and this has Bay Area cities gearing up for a driving revolution.

03/28/2012

Chevy Volt

San Francisco Included In Federal Electric Car Program

As part of its plans to go electric, the federal government is buying a small fleet of Chevy Volts and will install power stations in San Francisco and four other cities across the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

Homeowners Modifying Homes for Electric Vehicles

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – The first major wave of electric vehicles will be hitting showrooms at the end of this year. In the Bay Area, that has some drivers planning upgrades to their homes.

09/06/2010