Once 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.
The driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit.
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.
Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.
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.
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.
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.
A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.
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.
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.