Bay Area Cars

What Texting Law?

What Texting Law?

Californians ignore a texting behind the wheel law. Watch »

Sep 16, 2010
Hands Free Facebook Posting While You Drive

Hands Free Facebook Posting While You Drive

A new tool eliminates the one place you can't (safely) update your status. Read »

Sep 15, 2010
The Bay Area as Car Manufacturing Hub

The Bay Area as Car Manufacturing Hub

Gas prices too expensive? That's okay, here come more electric cars. Read »

Sep 15, 2010
This Electric Car Recharges Itself Right From the Road

This Electric Car Recharges Itself Right From the Road

The main drawback of electric cars is recharging them. Read »

Sep 14, 2010
GM's New OnStar Offers Facebook Updates, and Distracted Drivers

GM's New OnStar Offers Facebook Updates, and Distracted Drivers

As if we don't already have enough distractions in our cars. Read »

Sep 9, 2010
Auto Sales Plummet

Auto Sales Plummet

August sales were the worst in decades. Watch »

Sep 2, 2010
New Hybrid and Electric Cars Pose Shock Risk

New Hybrid and Electric Cars Pose Shock Risk

In the event of an accident, first responders now have to worry about the risk of electric shock, handling... Watch »

Aug 31, 2010
Custom Mercedes Is an Apple Fanboy's Pleasure Palace on Wheels

Custom Mercedes Is an Apple Fanboy's Pleasure Palace on Wheels

Starting with the Mercedes-Benz S Class as its base, German tuning shop Brabus created the iBusiness by adding... Read »

Aug 26, 2010
Toyota Tries to Make Electric Cars Safer

Toyota Tries to Make Electric Cars Safer

Electric cars have a lot going for them, but pedestrians sometimes fear them for their lack of Read »

Aug 24, 2010
Keep Your Hands on the Gas Nozzle

Keep Your Hands on the Gas Nozzle

Those convenient levers that keep gas flowing could become a thing of the past. Read »

Aug 24, 2010
Furlough Friday Gives Way to Miserable Monday

Furlough Friday Gives Way to Miserable Monday

People at the DMV were greeted by mega-long lines on Monday. Read »

Aug 23, 2010
Batman Would Definitely Approve of This Beast of a Car

Batman Would Definitely Approve of This Beast of a Car

This is the precisely named "Automotive Concept" by John Villarreal. Read »

Aug 23, 2010
You've Been Warned

You've Been Warned

Didn't get the message the first time? The CHP is happy to remind you to hang up. Read »

Aug 18, 2010
Vinnie Takes a Tesla for a Spin

Vinnie Takes a Tesla for a Spin

Alice brings takes their show on the road. Watch »

Aug 11, 2010
Bring on the Bike Lanes

Bring on the Bike Lanes

Newsom is set to launch the City's first new bike lane project today. Read »

Aug 9, 2010
Fastrak's BOGO Offer

Fastrak's BOGO Offer

Bay Area drivers who want to avoid traffic backups on southbound Interstate Highway 680 will soon have a faster way... Read »

Aug 1, 2010
It's Official, Porsche Now Has the Coolest Hybrid Sports Car on the Planet

It's Official, Porsche Now Has the Coolest Hybrid Sports Car on...

Tesla is no longer the sexiest green tech sports car on the market. Read »

Jul 30, 2010
Charge 'er Up

Charge 'er Up

A new charging station for electric vehicles will be unveiled at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center... Read »

Jul 28, 2010
Easing SF Traffic Clogs Could Come With a Cost

Easing SF Traffic Clogs Could Come With a Cost

SF traffic authorities are considering charging drivers for access in downtown. Read »

Jul 28, 2010
When Your Commute Comes With Sales Pitch

When Your Commute Comes With Sales Pitch

Chevy thinks it found the perfect audience for it's newest green option. Read »

Jul 26, 2010
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