Elon Musk, Tesla Super Fans Blast Biden Administration Move Toward Regulating AutopilotPresident Joe Biden has appointed Missy Cummings senior adviser for safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Cummings is a Duke University engineering professor who studies autonomous systems and has been critical of Tesla and government handling of driver-assist systems like Autopilot.
Tesla Surprises Wall Street With Higher Sales Despite Chip ShortageTesla says it delivered 241,300 electric vehicles in the third quarter, beating Wall Street estimates of 227,000 sales worldwide
IndyCar Phenom Colton Herta Dominates at Laguna SecaColton Herta routed the field — and ran over a rabbit while doing so — in another dominating performance at Laguna Seca as Alex Palou moved one race away from the IndyCar championship.
San Francisco Celebrates Rise of Lowrider Community With Car Show and CruiseSaturday was proclaimed “Lowrider Day” in San Francisco and, on the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Latino leaders reflected on lowriders' influence in the city and beyond.
New Art Exhibit Celebrates Lowrider CultureA new exhibit in San Francisco focuses on lowrider art and how a lifestyle once considered criminal activity became a catalyst for positive social change for the Latino community.
South Bay Car Show Adds Vaccination Booth to Rev Up InoculationsHundreds showed up to an annual car show in a San Jose community Saturday. The big draw? -- classic cars and COVID vaccines.
Tesla Files to Sell Electricity in TexasPalo Alto-based Tesla has filed with the Texas Public Utility Commission to generate electricity and sell it directly to the public. Details were not included in the application but the company said in its filing it plans to sell electricity directly to consumers with a focus on those who already own Tesla cars.
Lowrider Car Show Returns to the Cow Palace Bringing Vaccine Along With the ChromeThe famed "King of the Streets" lowrider car show was canceled due to the pandemic last year and, this year, organizers were still doing their best to fight the virus. Saturday at the Cow Palace in Daly City, vaccination shots came along with a celebration.
Tesla to Recall 285,000 Cars in China Over Flawed Cruise ControlTesla is recalling about 285,000 electric vehicles in China because the cruise-control function can be activated accidentally and cause cars to accelerate suddenly, creating a safety hazard, Chinese authorities said Saturday.
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.