California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
NASCAR Fans Rejoice as Toyota Save Mart 350 Returns to Sonoma RacewayFor the first time in two years, race engines roared again in Wine Country as NASCAR returned to Sonoma Raceway.
NASCAR Returns to Sonoma Raceway Following Pandemic HiatusThis weekend will see the first NASCAR race at Sonoma Raceway in 714 days and local businesses are ready for action.
Holiday Traffic, Sweltering Heat Monday Prompt First Spare the Air Alert of 2021A combination of tailpipe exhaust and sizzling temperatures expected Monday have prompted Bay Area air quality officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for Memorial Day.
Tesla Builds Half-Million Cars in 2020, Reaching Goal Set by Elon MuskTesla hit its goal of building a half-million cars in 2020, a first for the company. Completed deliveries to customers fell just short of that same goal as it delivered 499,550 cars.
2 New Electric Vehicle Makers Target Silicon Valley Car MarketNewark-based Lucid Motors just debuted what it calls the world's most powerful and efficient luxury electric sedan. Meanwhile, Volvo's electric performance brand Polestar delivered its first all-electric Polestar 2 vehicles in the U.S. this week.
Minority-Owned SF Gas Station Wants New Lease; Housing Advocates Want It GoneThe future of one minority-owned gas station in San Francisco is fueling quite a debate. While some want to save it, others want to replace it with affordable housing.
Gov. Newsom's Zero-Emission Car Mandate May Depend on Biden VictoryGov. Gavin Newsom's goal of making all new automobile sales in the state zero-emission vehicles by 2035 requires one of two things to happen: either California has to win in court or Trump has to lose in the Nov. presidential election.
Judge Issues Injunction Against Uber And Lyft, Says Drivers Are EmployeesIn a blow to Uber and Lyft, a judge in San Francisco ruled Monday that the ride-hailing companies must start classifying their drivers as employees in the state.
Combating Coronavirus Cabin Fever, New RV Buyers Are Ready to RoamSummer vacations may be transformed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with RV sales and rentals soaring and a record number of Americans about to take the road less traveled.
Bakersfield Native Kevin Harvick Wins NASCAR's Return RaceBakersfield-born Kevin Harvick has won NASCAR’s return race, taking the checkered flag at Darlington Raceway 71 days after the series’ last event.
Coronavirus Update: Elon Musk Says Tesla Going To Court To Force Reopening Of Fremont Assembly PlantTesla founder Elon Musk took to social media Saturday, posting that the automaker was headed to court to force the reopening of its Fremont assembly plant and threatening to move the operation out of California.
Coronavirus Update: Flouting County Lockdown, Tesla Brings Workers Back to Fremont FactoryOne major Bay Area company is doing it's best to get its workers back on the job. The only problem? The call to return to work is against current Alameda County health orders.
University Study Says SF Commute Traffic Could Be Nation's Hardest-Hit When Lockdown EasesA Vanderbilt University study is sounding an alarm on San Francisco Bay Area traffic once the shelter-in-place order is lifted. It shows the morning commute into the city could potentially increase by up to 42 minutes for drivers.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tesla Planning Pay Cuts And Furloughs In Wake Of COVID-19 ShutdownAn email has revealed plans by Fremont-based Tesla to impose paycuts and furloughs starting next week as the automaker struggles with the current coronavirus shelter in place shutdown in California, according to a published report.