Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility For Emissions-Scandal, Admits No WrongdoingVolkswagen's CEO Martin Winterkorn has stepped following the EPA discovery that stealth software makes VW's 2009-2015 2.0-liter diesel engine cars run cleaner during emissions tests than in actual driving.
Volkswagen To Fix 500,000 Diesel Cars After EPA Discovers Automaker Rigged Emissions TestsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of getting around U.S. clean air rules -- rigging emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars. In response, Volkswagen has halted the sale of some vehicles in the U.S.
Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In CotatiMarin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
Munchery Food Delivery Service Accused Of Non-Stop Idling Of Diesel Trucks Outside SF Mission District FacilityA rapidly-expanding San Francisco startup which delivers fresh meals is being accused idling its diesel-powered refrigerated trucks for hours in a residential area in order to keep its hand-prepared meals chilled.
Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State ParkA tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Firefighters Clean Up Diesel Spill In Marina Near AlamedaFirefighters cleaned up a diesel fuel spill at the Ballena Isle Marina Wednesday but were unable to determine the source of the spill, a fire captain said.
Mobile Clinic Combats High Asthma Rates In East Bay NeighborhoodsAn innovative mobile clinic is getting plenty of use as asthma and other respiratory issues plague certain East Bay communities at a disproportionate rate.
Overturned FedEx Truck Spills Diesel On I-80 In FairfieldA FedEx truck overturned causing diesel fuel to leak onto the shoulder of Interstate Highway 80 in Fairfield early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Jackknifed Big-Rig Leaks Diesel On I-880 In OaklandCaltrans crews are working to make repairs to an Oakland freeway damaged Tuesday morning when a big-rig jackknifed, destroying part of a safety barrier along the highway.
Diesel Spill Being Cleaned Up Near San Francisco's Aquatic ParkCrews were cleaning up about two gallons of diesel fuel that was spilled by a fishing vessel near San Francisco’s Pier 45 Wednesday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.
Diesel Fuel Covers Parts Of Oakland’s Lake MerrittDiesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.
Ships At Port Of Oakland Switch Off Diesel Engines Vessel operators of a Singapore-based container shipping line are taking the maritime industry in a new direction.