Toyota Unveils New Prius Hybrid With 55 MPG Claim, Will It Sell Amid Low Gas Prices?The 2016 Prius is more sculpted and sportier looking than the current version as Toyota tries to move the car from appealing mainly to environmentalists to more of a mainstream vehicle.
California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The WealthyState lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.
Bay Area Company Develops Deterrent For Hybrid Car Battery ThievesHybrid car owners are being warned over an uptick in battery thefts, and a Bay Area company has come up with a simple solution to stop them.
Falling Gas Tax Revenue Has California Lawmakers Considering Mileage Tax PlanFalling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.
Prius No Longer The Darling Of Bay Area Hybrid Car Lovers, But A Facelift Might HelpOnce 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.
NASA Testing One of Several Futuristic Hybrid AircraftGet a glimpse of NASA's new futuristic and environmentally conscious project...
Gov. Brown Signs Legislation To Boost Clean-Air Vehicle UseGov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
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.
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.
Ford Probes Fusion Hybrid Stalling Reports After Bay Area Family Car Failures Lead To Freeway CrashFord 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.
Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CESFord plans to unveil at this month's International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.
Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet ExpertsAn 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.