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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.
MTC Approves $4M Contract To Transition Bay Area Toward Cashless TollsThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission unanimously approved a $4 million contract Wednesday for consultation services to help switch the Bay Area to an all electronic toll future. 
San Jose Crash Victims Wouldn't Risk Lives Over 'Random' Street Race, Family SaysFamily members of two men killed in a horrific car crash in San Jose Saturday evening are questioning the police department's assertion that the men were in a street race when they died.
East Bay Sideshow Crackdowns Yield Several Arrests, Citations, Towed CarsSideshow crackdown operations in Antioch and Oakland resulted in multiple arrests, citations and towed vehicles over the weekend. 
Tesla Offers Insurance To Car Buyers In California, With Eye Toward Driverless FutureTesla owners in California can now buy insurance from the electric car company in what may be the first step toward the unconventional automaker providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis.
Monterey Car Week Shows Off World's Rarest, Ultra Luxury CarsIt is that time of year when car lovers and collectors, and automakers transform the Monterey area into a huge celebration.
Women Drive Demand for Hot Wheels at Monterey Car WeekMonterey Car Week promises to show off the best of the world's most luxurious and fastest cars and high-end manufacturers are fine-tuning their design options to fit a feminine sensibility.
Multi-Car Crash On Hwy 101 In Redwood City Leads To Injuries, DUI ArrestsA series of crashes Sunday morning involving multiple vehicles on state Highway 101 in Redwood City sent four people to area hospitals and led to the arrests of two drivers for suspicion of DUI.
Bay Area Police Departments Get $3.75 Million to Combat Auto BurglariesCalifornia assemblymember Kansen Chu presented $3.75 million of newly-secured state funding to the police departments to address smash and grab auto burglaries.
GM Unveils 2020 Chevrolet Corvette With Mid-Mounted Engine, Supercar LooksThe 8th-generation Corvette, dubbed C8, is radically different from its predecessors.