kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Electric

Rocket Skates 
(Credit: Action R)

‘Rocket Skates’ Funding Campaign Soaring On Kickstarter

Unlike the jet-fueled Wile E. Coyote footwear of your childhood, the lithium-ion powered “Rocket Skates” will strap on right over your shoes. The skates are foot rather than remote controlled, and can reach speeds of up to 12 MPH. The inventors say you can even track your routes and skate performance through your smartphone. Here’s a demo:

07/09/2014

(Getty Images)

Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

Tesla announced the new crossover Model X will roll out next year. (CBS)

Tesla Announces Model X Will Roll Out In Early 2015

Tesla is getting ready to add another vehicle to its lineup.

06/16/2014

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

Tesla Loses Nearly $50M In 1st Quarter As Development Costs Grow

Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $49.8 million in the first quarter as it accelerated the development of its new crossover.

05/07/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

California Back In Running For Tesla Electric Car Battery Plant, CEO Elon Musk Says

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said California is back in the running for a massive battery plant it plans to start building this year.

05/07/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Electric Car Maker, Tesla Motors To Expand In California

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding in California. The Bay Area company has leased a 430,000 square-foot building in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 near Manteca.

04/23/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

Free Ride Ending For Electric-Car Drivers Juicing In Martinez

Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.

03/04/2014

C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla CEO Claims NY Times Review Cost $100M In Value

The CEO of Tesla Motors has told Bloomberg that a New York Times review – which had its veracity called into question – may have cost the $100 million in value.

02/25/2013

GM to Sell Volt for $41K, Lease for $350 a Month

DETROIT (AP) _ General Motors Co. said Tuesday its Chevrolet Volt electric car will cost $41,000 when it goes on sale in November.

07/27/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,834 other followers