California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is ‘Too Big’ To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion Penalty
Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California’s largest power utility, is too large and has too much money to be held accountable. That’s expected to be the message Thursday as the state’s top utility regulator prepares to vote on a penalty for the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
A person captured what appears to be Tesla’s pure electric SUV cruising a Bay Area freeway for a test drive.
A Bay Area startup betting on the future may have a new place for you to plug in, but competition isn’t far behind.
Once upon a time, you had to get on a waiting list just to test drive a Prius at the Toyota dealer, in Berkeley. Not so, anymore. If sales are the bottom line, it looks like the darling of the Bay Area’s hybrid crowd has lost its luster.
Harley Davidson is touring the country with a stop in San Jose this week to gauge interest in a prototype electric bike called LiveWire, which is designed to look like a tank and sound like a jet.
Greasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.
Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
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:
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.
Tesla is getting ready to add another vehicle to its lineup.