Nissan Leaf

A welcome message is displayed on the dashboard of a 2010 Toyota Prius.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds Growing Number Of Hybrid Drivers Trading In Fuel-Sipping Cars For SUVs

Lower gas prices could be leading to drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles to trade in their cars for conventional vehicles, including SUVs, according to an analysis from auto research website Edmunds.com.

04/22/2015

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Nissan Is Latest Car Maker Opens R&D Facility in Sunnyvale

Silicon Valley is welcoming a new tenant: Nissan Motors is opening a research and development center in Sunnyvale this week.

02/19/2013

“It’s terrific, comfortable, the state of the art and fun to drive.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Angelo At Diamond Heights

“I haven’t seen a gas station since last April.” – Angelo and his Nissan Leaf

04/16/2012

Chevy Volt

San Francisco Included In Federal Electric Car Program

As part of its plans to go electric, the federal government is buying a small fleet of Chevy Volts and will install power stations in San Francisco and four other cities across the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

An electrical cord is plugged into a Chevy Volt at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Hilton on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Electric Cars Moving Into Mainstream Slowly

Big-name electric cars are slowly but steadily making their way from the assembly line onto the streets. Getting one at this point – and for at least another year – will require patience, according to experts.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

$3.9M Approved For Bay Area Electric Car Chargers

Air quality regulators on Wednesday approved another $3.9 million to expand the number of in-home and roadside electric vehicle charging stations in the Bay Area.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

Group Touts Ambitious Plan For Plug-In Cars In California

An alliance of automakers, utilities, regulators and clean-air advocates released an ambitious plan Monday to make California a national leader in accommodating electric vehicles.

CBS San Francisco–12/13/2010

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

Redwood City Man Owns First Green Leaf

Nissan North America Inc. delivered its first all-electric Leaf Saturday to a young tech executive in Redwood City.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/11/2010