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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle CEO Plans Green Experiments On His Hawaiian Island

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a “little laboratory” for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.

10/02/2012

Tesla Motors S Sedan

Tesla Unveils Faster Electric Car Charging Station

Tesla Motors Inc. is unveiling a solar-powered charging station that it says will make refueling electric vehicles on long trips about as fast as stopping for gas and a bathroom break in a conventional car.

09/24/2012

BMW Concept ActiveE photographed at the 2010 Washington Auto Show. (IFCAR/Wikimedia Commons)

BMW Launches Car-Sharing Service, Parking App In San Francisco

BMW is the latest car company to join San Francisco’s growing car-share market, as the luxury automaker is looking to jump to the head of the pack with energy and time saving components.

08/21/2012

Tesla Motors S Sedan

Fremont Celebrates Tesla’s New Model S Sedan

The first Tesla S sedans rolled off the Fremont assembly line last Friday.

06/25/2012

Tesla Motors S Sedan

Tesla Motors’ First Mass-Market Electric Cars Delivered

Friday was an important day for billionaire Elon Musk’s electric-car maker, Tesla Motors. Ten new sedans, called the Model S, rolled out the door during a ceremony at the company’s factory in Fremont.

06/22/2012

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

2011 Nissan Leaf

California Passes Strict New Auto Emission Rules

California air regulators have unanimously passed sweeping auto emission standards that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025.

01/27/2012

(Tesla Motors)

Fremont Electric Car Maker Tesla Ready To Unveil Model X

Tesla Motors has described the next generation of all-electric vehicle to be manufactured at its Fremont plant as part mini-van, part SUV.

01/26/2012

(Tesla Motors)

Fire Extinguished At Palo Alto Tesla Motors Facility

A one-alarm fire at the Tesla Motors facility in Palo Alto early Wednesday morning was extinguished by the building’s sprinkler system, a Palo Alto fire official said.

01/11/2012

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

California Renews Electric Car Incentive But Slashes Rebate

The rebates available to Californians who buy hybrid or all-electric vehicles will be smaller, but state officials hope the latest incarnation of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project will reach more motorists.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

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