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.
Silicon's Swell But Carmakers Rely On Common Clay For Finished DesignsEvery vehicle by every major carmaker, from Mercedes to Tesla to Toyota, is formed in clay long before it ever hits the road.
San Francisco #1 City In U.S. For Living Without A CarThe real estate experts at Redfin named San Francisco the best city in America for people who "don't want a car, but still want to get around."
Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive ManualA new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.
SF-Based Lyft Says Majority Of Its Rides Will Be In Self-Driving Cars By 2021Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday.
Apple Said To Be Shifting Focus Of Its Secret Car ProjectThe new direction apparently doesn't foreclose the possibility that Apple might someday build its own car, but it opens the door to partnering with other car companies.
New Hydrogen-Powered Car Debuts At SF City HallToyota's new zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled automobile got a lot of attention at a demo Thursday at City Hall and KPIX 5's John Ramos took it for a spin.
Auto Sales Hit Record HighU.S. consumers bought just over 1.5 million vehicles in April, nudging out the old record set in April of 2005.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
Apple iCar? Technology Media Abuzz With Rumors Of Apple-Built AutoSeveral reports in the technology media seem to be pointing to the liklihood that Apple Inc., famed maker of computers, smartphones, tablets -- and soon watches -- has set its sights on making an electric, possibly self-driving car.
Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles For Defective Air BagsMore than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.