Vandal Writes 'KKK' On Car Before Setting It On Fire In VacavilleVacaville police want to know who spray-painted KKK on the door of a Mercedes before lighting the car on fire.
Daimler Chief Says Apple, Google Making More Progress On Cars Than Previously ThoughtThe chief of automaker Daimler told a German publication that Apple and Google have made more progress on their efforts in the automotive world than he had assumed.
Mercedes Recalls Thousands Of Cars Over Faulty AirbagsThe recall covers the C-300, C-350, and C-63 models from 2008 and 2009, and the GLK-350 4-Matic from 2010. Their air bags can inflate without a crash.
Massive Airbag Recall Could Include Tesla, Mercedes, OthersSeven more companies including Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.
SF Goes Crazy Snapping Pictures Of Driverless Future Car Spotted On City StreetsTweets are flying and Reddit users are in a buzz Thursday morning with news that a "mystery car" was spotted cruising around San Francisco Wednesday.
Mercedes Recalls 147,000 Cars Due To Fire DangerMercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 sedans and station wagons to fix a problem with an engine compartment seal that could spark a fire.
2015 Consumer Reports Rankings: 8th Year Toyota Is Most Reliable, Tech Problems Plague Other BrandsToyota tops Consumer Reports 2015 reliability index, released today, but electronic glitches in the onboard infotainment systems continue to plague new cars.
Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State GrantCar show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.
Mercedes-Benz To Test Self-Driving Cars At Concord Naval Weapons StationSelf-driving cars will soon be zooming around Concord’s Naval Weapons Station under an agreement with Mercedes-Benz to use the station’s vehicle testing facility, Contra Costa Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday.
Oakland Man Found In Allegedly Stolen Mercedes Arrested For Belmont Dealership TheftA 24-year-old Oakland man was arrested in connection with stealing a car from a Belmont auto dealership last Sunday, Belmont police said.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Multiple Mercedes-Benz Cars From Belmont DealershipOne of eight cars that was stolen early last Sunday morning from a Belmont auto dealership has been recovered with an Oakland man in custody.
Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.
Mercedes-Benz Launches Luxury Shuttle Service For Silicon Valley Kids' After-School ActivitiesParents in Silicon Valley have a new option to get their kids to their after-school activities when Mommy or Daddy can’t get away – a luxury van shuttle service from Mercedes-Benz.
Apple 'CarPlay' Promises iPhone Integration Into New Cars' DashboardsApple is teaming up with major car makers to make iPhone applications easier for drivers to use while they're on the road.
2 Women Killed In San Jose Hit-And-Run Crash; Driver SoughtSan Jose police were looking for a suspected hit-and-run driver who fled the scene after a head-on crash that killed two women early Monday morning, authorities said.