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2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

New Tesla For The Price Of A Prius? Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000

Tesla Motors, makers of luxury and performance electric cars, will now have a smaller fourth version Model 3 priced at $35,000 to compete with the BMW 3 Series and at the same price as a loaded Toyota Prius, making owning a Tesla much more plausible for the rest of us.

07/16/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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)

ConsumerWatch: Prius Part Susceptible To Melting?

We’ve heard that too much sun can be bad for your skin…well, what about your car? Connie Chu thought she’d been the victim of a hit and run when she walked outside and saw the warped spoiler on her Toyota Prius.

06/21/2013

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

Toyota Prius 2011

Prius Catches Fire In Corte Madera Garage, Causes Explosion

A hybrid car that caught fire in the garage of a Corte Madera home set off an explosion that burned part of the home, nearly injuring the woman residing there.

03/06/2013

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4 Dead, 5 Hurt After Head-on Collision Involving Minivan, Prius Near Placerville

A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.

11/25/2012

Toyota Prius 2011

ConsumerWatch: Toyota Recalls 2.77 Million Vehicles Over Steering, Water Pump Woes

Toyota Motor Corp. says it’s recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering and a water pump problem.

11/14/2012

A California 'clean air vehicle' sticker is seen on the front bumper of a Toyota Prius on May 6, 2011 in San Rafael. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Hybrid Vehicles Owners Bid Farewell To Carpool Lane Perk

Come July 1, drivers can no longer zip solo in a California carpool lane simply by displaying the telltale yellow “clean air vehicle” on their car’s rear bumper.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

2004 Honda Civic Hybrid Sedan

Berkeley Lot Sees Greater Demand For Used Low-Mileage Vehicles

More car buyers have been turning to low-mileage used cars rather than investing in brand new hybrid or electric models to try and beat high gas prices.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/12/2011

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