Nissan Leaf

(credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


“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


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.


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


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