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CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In Decades

California lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.

08/18/2015

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Small East Bay Fault Could Shut Down Refineries, Disrupt Fuel Industry In A Major Quake

The Concord Fault is causing concern among Bay Area planners who worry that its 11-mile fracture zone is capable of producing a catastrophic earthquake that would impact regional and statewide fuel distribution.

04/13/2015

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What Caused NorCal Gas Prices To Rise 75 Cents Last Month?

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Northern California rose by 75 cents in the last month.

03/11/2015

Toyota Mirai hydrogen-powered car. (CBS)

Despite Carbon Emissions Concerns, Car Makers Betting Big On Hydrogen Market

Hydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.

12/16/2014

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Know Anyone Who Drives A Lexus? 423,000 Vehicles Recalled For Fuel Leak Fire Risk

Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.

11/21/2014

James Hetfield & Robert Trujillo of "Metallica" (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Metallica Burn Through ‘Fuel’ at ‘Late Late Show’ Residency: Watch

After performing “Hit the Lights” the night before, the band jumped ahead a decade and a half.

11/19/2014

A hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes. (CBS)

Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State Grant

Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.

10/05/2014

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Bay Area Southwest Jets To Begin Using Sustainable Fuel From Twigs, Bark, Wood

The idea of your jet fuel coming from sawdust, twigs, bark, and wood biomass might seem odd, but Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has always done things a bit differently, and Wednesday announced that starting in 2016, jets flying from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland would begin using a sustainable, low-carbon biofuel in addition to regular fuel.

09/25/2014

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California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of ‘Hidden Gas Tax’

California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.

09/22/2014

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Bay Area Sees Sharp Drop In Gas Prices

Gas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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