Latest Autos News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Unveils 'Model Y' All-Electric SUVTesla unveiled a new all-electric SUV on Thursday night that the automaker hopes will win over consumers looking for an all-electric alternative in the most popular segment of the auto market.
San Anselmo Town Council Approves Big Electric Vehicle StrategySan Anselmo has about 377 registered electric vehicles, roughly 3% of its car population. The city has approved an ambitious strategy to have 3,000 EV's by 2030.
Tesla Model X Bursts Into Flame After Crash in FremontA Tesla Model X slammed into a tree Monday morning in Fremont then burst into flame. The driver, who works at Tesla, suffered minor injuries.
Apple Cuts 200+ Employees From Autonomous Car 'Project Titan'Apple has cut over 200 employees from Project Titan, the company's autonomous car project, according to a report by CNBC that cited officials close to the project. 
SF Mulls Imposing Fee To Drive Down Congested Lombard St.The city of San Francisco is mulling a plan to ease the congestion on the 1000 block of Lombard Street that includes imposing a fee, which could range from $5-$10.
Fremont PD To Deploy Tesla Model S Patrol VehicleFremont Police Department announced on Wednesday that it will begin a pilot program to test out a Tesla Model S that is customized for patrol operations.
Bill Requiring Ignition-Interlock Devices for DUI Offenders Takes Effect Jan. 1State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, joined law enforcement officials Friday afternoon in San Francisco to tell residents of a new state law going into effect next week for people convicted of driving drunk.
DHS Requirements For CA DMV's 'REAL IDs' May Extend Wait Times A new mandate by the U.S. government could force millions of Californians to spend more time in line at the DMV.
Bay Area Startup Zoox Gets OK for Passenger Service in Self-Driving CarsThe Public Utilities Commission granted Zoox the first permit to ferry riders in autonomous vehicles but Zoox can't charge for the service and a backup driver must be in the car.
Waymo Shows Off Autonomous Vehicle Advances to Public in Mountain ViewWaymo, a self-driving car company based in Silicon Valley, showed off its technology in Mountain View Thursday during its last public meeting of the year.
Waymo Set To Test Fleet Of Self-Driving Cars In Peninsula CitiesMountain View-based Waymo is hosting a public meeting to discuss the next phase of testing of its self-driving-car technology.
Oakland Police Turn To Social Media To Discourage Sideshow ActivityAfter making arrests and the towing almost 100 vehicles following the massive sideshows that occurred in Oakland early Sunday morning, Oakland Police are now trying out a new social media-focused strategy to sideline illegal sideshow activity.