Overheated Battery At Mountain View Robotics Company Prompts Hazmat IncidentFive people were hospitalized Thursday after a hazardous materials response to a robotics company in Mountain View, fire department officials said.
Police, Local Garages Report Spike In Prius Catalytic Converter TheftsPolice departments and auto repair shops across the Bay Area are experiencing a spike in catalytic converter thefts for Toyota Priuses that's created a backlog for pricey replacement parts.
Prius Owners Skeptical Of Voluntary Recall Over Power ProblemsProblems for Toyota are piling up as new complaints roll in about the Prius, one of their most popular models.
Driver of Prius Swept Away in Flash Flood Says He's Lucky to Be AliveA driver who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his car during a Southern California flood said Thursday he is lucky to be alive.
Toyota Delays Launch Of Much-Hyped Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid By MonthsToyota’s much ballyhooed plug-in hybrid Prius Prime is being pushed back by several months, with the new sales date set for late this year or early next year.
Cyclist Runs Red Light, Gets Hit, Seriously Injured By CarWitnesses say a bicyclist ran a red light and was hit by a Prius.
Toyota Unveils New Prius Hybrid With 55 MPG Claim, Will It Sell Amid Low Gas Prices?The 2016 Prius is more sculpted and sportier looking than the current version as Toyota tries to move the car from appealing mainly to environmentalists to more of a mainstream vehicle.
Prius No Longer The Darling Of Bay Area Hybrid Car Lovers, But A Facelift Might HelpOnce upon a time, you had to get on a waiting list just to test drive a Prius at the Toyota dealer, in Berkeley. Not so, anymore. If sales are the bottom line, it looks like the darling of the Bay Area’s hybrid crowd has lost its luster.
Driver Survives After GPS Leads Him In Front Of Speeding Caltrain In AthertonThe driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit.
New Tesla For The Price Of A Prius? Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000 Tesla Motors, makers of luxury and performance electric cars, will now have a smaller fourth version Model 3 priced at $35,000 to compete with the BMW 3 Series and at the same price as a loaded Toyota Prius, making owning a Tesla much more plausible for the rest of us.
Google Building Car With No Steering WheelGoogle will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.
ConsumerWatch: Prius Part Susceptible To Melting?We've heard that too much sun can be bad for your skin...well, what about your car? Connie Chu thought she'd been the victim of a hit and run when she walked outside and saw the warped spoiler on her Toyota Prius.
Toyota Recalls 242,000 Prius, Lexus Hybrid CarsThe company said Wednesday the recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October 2009.
Prius Catches Fire In Corte Madera Garage, Causes ExplosionA hybrid car that caught fire in the garage of a Corte Madera home set off an explosion that burned part of the home, nearly injuring the woman residing there.
4 Dead, 5 Hurt After Head-on Collision Involving Minivan, Prius Near Placerville A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.