Electric Vehicles

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

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

SF Mayor Lee Orders Roll-Out Of Free Car Charging Stations

Mayor Ed Lee has directed the city of San Francisco to provide free charges for electric vehicles at 19 city-owned garages and SFO.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2011

earth day

Bay Area Marks Earth Day With Conservation Efforts

In Oakland, Sirona Fuels began selling biodiesel Friday morning out of its Blue Sky Bio-Fuels production facility at 851 49th Ave.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/22/2011

Chevrolet Volt, plug-in, rechargeable electric-powered vehicle (AP)

Tech Watch: Consumers Say Electric Cars Not Good Enough

A new survey shows that while some consumers are interested in buying electric vehicles, many drivers don’t think the current offerings are good enough.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/31/2011

Tesla roadster

Electric Car Charging Station Unveiled At San Francisco’s Pier 27

San Francisco now has an EV station to charge electric cars located at Pier 27 on the Embarcadero.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/16/2010

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