Electric Cars

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Addresses ‘Range Anxiety’ Of Its Electric Cars With Software Update

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, unveiled his plans to alleviate so-called “range anxiety” in his company’s Model S electric vehicles by updating the cars’ software over-the-air.

03/19/2015

Hack the Hood

Weekend Magazine: Hack The Hood, Hell & Good Company, And The Powerhouse

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

02/25/2015

2015 Nissan Leaf (Nissan)

PG&E Looks To Build 25,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Over 5 Years

PG&E filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday to build roughly 25,000 new electric vehicle charging stations across Northern and Central California over a five-year period.

02/10/2015

Wrightspeed electric truck. (CBS)

Tesla Of The Truck World? Silicon Valley Company Turns Commercial Vehicles Into Electric Green Machines

A Silicon Valley company could become the Tesla of the commercial truck world. The company called Wrightspeed is converting dirty trucks into clean, electric machines.

01/30/2015

gas pump, gasoline

Falling Gas Tax Revenue Has California Lawmakers Considering Mileage Tax Plan

Falling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.

01/25/2015

BMW i3 Concept

Electric Cars May Not Be So Great For Environment, Study Shows

People who bought an electric car, thinking they were saving the environment, might be doing more harm than they think.

12/15/2014

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Tesla’s Elon Musk Unveils Self-Driving Features & Dual Engine All-Wheel Drive In Model ‘D’

The Tesla ‘D’ will feature dual motors, and all wheel drive, which links the wheels electronically, as opposed to a shaft that connects most all wheel drive systems.

10/09/2014

Renovo

New Silicon Valley Car Company Aims To Produce Fastest Electric Coupe

For the last four years, America’s newest car company has been hidden away behind the doors of a Silicon Valley garage. But it’s out in the open now and about to blow some doors off.

10/03/2014

(Photo Credit: Tesla Motors, Inc.)

Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve $1.3 Billion In Tax Breaks For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law.

09/11/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Kick-Starts Special Session Over $1.3 Billion In Incentives For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

Opposition emerged Wednesday as Nevada lawmakers began negotiating over whether to approve a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives for Tesla Motors in a special session ordered by Gov. Brian Sandoval to seal the deal to bring the electric car-maker’s $5 billion battery factory to the state.

09/10/2014

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