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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. 
Musk Says Investors Convinced Him Tesla Should Stay PublicTesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says investors have convinced him that he shouldn't take the company private, so the firm will remain on the public stock markets.
SEC Opens Investigation Into Elon Musk's Tesla BuyoutTesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking to take his company private with a $72 billion buyout but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling of the proposed deal.
Tesla's Model 3 Has More Refunds, Cancellations Than Deposits There's new trouble for Tesla and its Model 3 sedan. Refunds from pre-orders are now outpacing deposits. 
Silicon Valley Developers Give CBS Sneak Peek at New Flying CarAfter nine years of quiet work in a secret Silicon Valley location, engineers may be close to bringing flying cars to the masses.
Ford Says Old Detroit Train Station Key to Company's Tech FutureIn the restoration of Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station, Bill Ford envisions the future of the Ford's foray into self-driving vehicles.
Snake Slithers Out Of Car Air Vent While Woman Is DrivingA Virginia woman got a horrifying surprise when a nearly three-foot long snake came slithering out of an air vent while she was driving.