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Volvo's Polestar Debuts Its First High-Performance HybridIt's one of the very first of its kind on the road in 2020: the Polestar 1 is a hybrid supercar that produces 620 horsepower, has two electric motors, and its body is made of carbon fiber. KPIX 5's Betty Yu got to test drive it along Highway 1.
San Francisco to Prohibit Private Vehicles on Major Section of Market StreetA 2.2-mile stretch of Market Street east of Tenth will be closed to private vehicles beginning next Wednesday.
Tesla Says Unintentional Acceleration Complaints 'Completely False' As U.S. Agency ExaminesA Berkeley man petitioned the U.S. government's auto safety agency to look into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own.
You Can Buy a Thrill: Sonoma Raceway Launches 'Sears Point Racing Experience'Sonoma Raceway's new Sears Point Racing Experience will offer high-performance driving and racing education programs for everyone from beginners to pros.
Mercedes Recalls 750,000 Cars Because Sunroof May Detach, Fly OffMercedes-Benz is recalling roughly 750,000 cars because the vehicles' sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off.
California Considers Requiring Zero Emission Truck SalesCalifornia may become the first state to require a portion of new truck sales be electric or “zero emission” vehicles.
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.