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Blink electric car charger by Ecotality. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation To Boost Clean-Air Vehicle Use

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

09/21/2014

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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

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet, A Hefty-Priced Hybrid

Microsoft’s much talked about Surface Pro 3 tablet is out, but our technology analyst says it could be priced kind of high considering that $899 doesn’t get you the optional keyboard attachment.

06/23/2014

The Watson family's 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. (CBS)

Ford Probes Fusion Hybrid Stalling Reports After Bay Area Family Car Failures Lead To Freeway Crash

Ford Motor Company is facing questions about potential catastrophic failures in 2010 Fusion Hybrids after an East Bay family’s Fusion stalled not once, but twice, leading to a freeway crash.

05/19/2014

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

A wild African serval. (CBS)

Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet Experts

An exotic hybrid is the result of crossbreeding a domestic cat with an exotic “wild” cat, like a wild African serval or an Asian leopard cat. You can’t privately own wild cats like a serval in California, but you can take home the next best thing.

11/05/2013

"Cronut" A croissant-doughnut hybrid (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Take A Bite Into The Popular ‘Cronot’

The Cronut craze has hit the Bay Area with San Francisco bakeries selling out recently as many locals order the hyped-up hybrid croissant-meets-doughnut pastry by the dozen…

08/15/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee stands outside a malfunctioning Muni Bus (BCN)

New SF Muni Eco-Friendly Bus Malfunctions During Photo Op With Mayor Onboard

Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials were on the new bus waiting to be taken to City Hall after a news conference at Pier 48 near AT&T Park when the mishap occurred.

06/17/2013

This file photo taken on June 5, 2009 shows a factory worker checking an assembled Prius hybrid vehicle in its final stage of the assembly line at Toyota Motors' Tsutsumi factory in Toyota, Aichi prefecture. After a year in which Toyota's worst ever crisis saw the recall of millions of vehicles, a wave of lawsuits and a record fine, the troubles of the world's largest automaker are far from over. AFP PHOTO / FILES / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Toyota Recalls 242,000 Prius, Lexus Hybrid Cars

The company said Wednesday the recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009.

06/05/2013

San Francisco Muni

SFMTA Approves Purchase Of 45 New Hybrid Electric Buses

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday approved plans to spend approximately $33.8 million on 45 new hybrid electric buses.

09/05/2012

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