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California Cuts Electric Car Rebates, Drops Luxury ModelsCalifornia's rebate program to entice more drivers to purchase electric vehicles has gotten less generous, especially for residents looking to buy luxury models.
New Corvette Grabs Attention as S.F. International Auto Show OpensAt the 62nd annual San Francisco International Auto Show, dozens of companies from around the world -- think Fords, Fiats, Ferrari -- are vying to catch your eye.
Camera Catches East Bay Thieves Stealing Prius Catalytic Converter In MinutesSurveillance camera caught thieves stealing a catalytic converter straight out of a Richmond homeowner's Toyota Prius, just one incident in a recent rash of targeted East Bay thefts.
Musk Says Orders for Tesla 'Cybertruck' Strong Despite Demo FlubElon Musk says Tesla has received nearly 150,000 orders for its new electric pickup truck since the automaker revealed the futuristic vehicle earlier this week to mixed reviews.
Tesla Edges Into Pickup Truck Market With Electric ModelElon Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with his latest electric vehicle he calls the "Cybertruck."
Sideshows Continue In Oakland Despite Police CrackdownA sideshow at Market and Adeline in North Oakland was caught on video Sunday night.
Tesla Posts Quarterly Profit, Surprising Wall Street And Thrilling InvestorsTesla posted an unexpected profit, surprising Wall Street and thrilling investors and its customer base.
San Jose Gets $14M For New Electric Vehicle Charging StationsSan Jose is ramping up electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city with a new $14 million investment, courtesy of the California Energy Commission and San Jose Clean Energy.
2 Benicia Solar Power Employees Guilty In $1B Fraud Scheme, Feds Auction Prized CarsTwo employees of a Benicia solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
San Francisco Supes Approve Law Requiring EV Charging Stations In Parking Lots, GaragesSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to require some city parking lots and garages to provide charging stations for electric vehicles.
18th Spare the Air Alert of 2019 Issued for SundayA short hot spell in the forecast, combined with car exhaust, has prompted air district officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for smog on Sunday.
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Road-ReadyAmid reports of crashes, near-misses and software glitches, there are growing calls for Tesla to put the brakes on a newly-unveiled self-driving feature that lets the car drive itself to pick up its operator.