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Electric Vehicles

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

Tucson Courts Tesla Motors With Bid For New Battery Factory

City officials confirmed Sunday that they have made a bid for electric-car maker Tesla Motors to consider Tucson for the site of a massive battery factory that would employ 6,500 people.

03/09/2014

Electric vehicle charging stations. (Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Sees Shortage Of Electric Car Charge Stations

An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it hard to charge their cars at work.

01/20/2014

A San Mateo police cruiser (CBS)

San Mateo Police Go Electric With New Patrol Motorcycles

The department has partnered with Zero Motorcycles of Scotts Valley in acquiring the fully electric patrol motorcycle.

10/30/2013

Tesla Supercharger Station. (teslamotors.com)

Tesla Motors Announces Massive Rollout Of Electric Car Supercharger Stations

Tesla Motors is announcing a dramatic rollout of its network of super-fast car charging stations, to ease the range anxiety for drivers of their all-electric Model S sedan.

05/30/2013

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extension Of California Green Sticker Program For HOV Lanes Moves Forward

State Senator Leland Yee’s bill would extend the green sticker program for low-emission vehicles.

04/04/2013

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

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

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)

California Becomes Leader In Electric Car Manufacturing

California has quickly become the leader in the emerging electric vehicle manufacturing industry. A new study shows that most of the venture capital in the industry is coming to the Golden State.

12/07/2011

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. , Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. In background is the Tesla electric car Model S sedan. The new Tesla factory is the former NUMMI plant. (AP)

Palo Alto-Based Tesla Motors Ramps Up Production

As more and more consumers become interested in electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in Palo Alto is hoping to lead the foray into the next wave of cars.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/26/2011

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