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.
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.
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.
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.
World's First All-Electric Fire Engine Unveiled By Menlo Park Fire DistrictThe Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire chief showed off the world's first all-electric fire engine Wednesday evening and announced plans to add one to the department's fleet by the end of 2021.
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.
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.
San Jose Gets $14M For New Electric Vehicle Charging StationsSan Jose is ramping up electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city with a new $14 million investment, courtesy of the California Energy Commission and San Jose Clean Energy.
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.
San Mateo County Residents Eligible For Savings On New Electric VehiclesUp to $7,000 off a new vehicle is available to San Mateo County residents starting Oct. 1 through Peninsula Clean Energy, according to the nonprofit, which is offering discounts on electric vehicles.
San Anselmo Town Council Approves Big Electric Vehicle StrategySan Anselmo has about 377 registered electric vehicles, roughly 3% of its car population. The city has approved an ambitious strategy to have 3,000 EV's by 2030.
Tesla Model X Bursts Into Flame After Crash in FremontA Tesla Model X slammed into a tree Monday morning in Fremont then burst into flame. The driver, who works at Tesla, suffered minor injuries.
California to Spend $768 Million on Electric Car InfrastructureCalifornia utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and other infrastructure for electric vehicles as the state moves toward a goal of five million zero-emission cars on the roads by 2030.
Tesla Delivers First Model 3 Compact Sedans At Splashy Rollout In FremontTesla Inc. delivered the new electric Model 3 compact car to its first customers at a Friday-night event staged at the company's Fremont factory.
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.