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Family Sues Tesla After Model X Pinned Pregnant Mother In Garage, Broke Her BonesA California family filed a lawsuit in Alameda County suing Tesla after their car pinned an 8 month pregnant woman into a garage wall. But Tesla says her 2-year-old son pressed the accelerator.
San Jose Councilman Proposes Installing Plate Readers On City Vehicles To Reduce Car TheftIn an effort to reduce car theft, San Jose parking enforcement officers could soon get automatic license plate readers on their vehicles if one city council member gets his way.
Contra Costa County Works On Improvement Projects For Deadly Concord RoadContra Costa County officials said they've begun a series of improvement projects along a dangerous road in Concord, where six people have died in car crashes the past four years.
Tesla Stock Plunges As Analyst Calls 'Code Red' On Car-Maker's IssuesTesla stock was hammered Monday after an analyst once bullish on the electric car maker said the company's various issues have put it in a "code red" situation.
State Agency Report Suggests 'Market Manipulation' Behind Soaring Gas PricesCalifornia’s skyrocketing gas prices could be driven by “possible market manipulation” by a handful of well-known retailers, according to a new government analysis.
Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding Across Hwy 24 In OaklandA bicyclist was killed as they were riding their bike across eastbound state Highway 24 in Oakland Wednesday afternoon, officials with the California Highway Patrol said.
Richmond Man Dies In Solo-Vehicle Crash On Hwy 4 Near HerculesA 51-year-old Richmond man died following a solo-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on westbound State Highway 4 just east of the Willow Avenue exit in Hercules.
Rideshare Drivers Plan Collective Strike Ahead Of Uber's IPOUber is about to raise billions by going public and Lyft has already cashed in with Wall Street investors. Rideshare drivers who also want a piece of the action are planning a collective protest.
SUV Flips Over, Driver Suffers Major Injuries In I-80 Crash Near HerculesThe driver of an SUV suffered serious injuries in an accident on I-80 eastbound near Hercules that closed down lanes for 45 minutes and backed up traffic, according to the CHP.
2 Injured, 1 Seriously, In 2-Car Crash In OakleyA person was thrown from their car and seriously injured in a 2-car crash in Oakley Sunday night and had to be flown by helicopter to a hospital. The other person suffered minor injuries.
Volvo's Polestar Introduces Electric Car To Challenge TeslaKPIX got a preview of Volvo's Polestar 2 before its San Francisco debut. The all-new, all-electric car is meant to compete against the best-selling Tesla Model 3.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Settles With SEC Over TweetsElon Musk and U.S. regulators have settled their dispute over the Tesla CEO's tweets, with Musk agreeing to having his future communications regarding the electric-car manufacturer pre-approved by a company-employed expert.