<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Car and Auto Trends, Car News, and Auto Show Info]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/the-scene/cars http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:47:11 -0700 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:47:11 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Vintage Sports Cars]]> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 20:24:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/corvette.jpg
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion has over 550 entries divide into 16 classes, based on type of car and era of origin. Here, Porsche 911's from the early 70's race thru the famous Corkscrew at Laguna Seca.

Photo Credit: Steve Wheelock]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes at Silicon Valley Auto Show]]> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:50:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carshow_8130133_722x406_14321731708.jpg
Bob Redell shows us what is new at his year's Silicon Valley Auto Show.]]>
<![CDATA[Must-See Cars at the LA Auto Show]]> Sun, 02 Dec 2012 13:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/smart-car-wings-1.jpg
These cars aren't for everyone, but they will attract a crowd at the LA Auto Show.]]>
<![CDATA[Highway Patrol Vehicles of the Future]]> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:46:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SUBARU_Board-5-CHP.jpg
Honda, GM, BMW and Mercedes-Benz offer their takes on "Highway Patrol Vehicles of 2025," the LA Auto Show Design Challenge.]]>
<![CDATA[Drive A Virtual Car, Win a Real James Bond Package]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:07:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/aston-martin-one77.jpg
Car sharing service Getaround is giving away a huge prize - if you drive fast on your computer]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands of Hyundai, Kia Drivers Eligible For Rebate]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 22:36:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Hyundai-Kia-1102.jpg
The makers of Hyundai and Kia admitted on Friday that nearly 1 million cars sold between 2010 and 2012 do not achieve the mileage claims made in advertisements. The automaker is now offering thousands of owners...]]>
<![CDATA[Space Shuttle Endeavour at LAX]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:46:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/endeavour-hangar-lax-shuttle-1.jpg
Images of space shuttle Endeavour's landing at LAX before its journey to the California Science Center

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Guy Fieri's Lamborghini Found]]> Tue, 01 May 2012 10:54:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/55945584.jpg
The stolen yellow Lamborghini owned by Bay Area chef Guy Fieri was found in a storage unit in Point Richmond this weekend, police said on Monday.

Photo Credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Experts Warn Stop Driving at 10 and 2]]> Tue, 28 May 2013 08:39:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/airbag-deploy722.jpg
Driving experts say get rid of a bad habit: '10 and 2' hand positions on your steering wheel are no longer ideal. Instead hold the wheel at the lower '9 and 3' positions.]]>
<![CDATA[Mystery Machine for Sale in San Carlos]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:22:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/235*120/3144090.jpg
Zoinks! Scooby Doo's ride can be yours.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla: Come Check Out Our SUV]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:07:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/tesla.suv.jpg
You can, for the first time, get your hands on the Tesla "X."]]>
<![CDATA[How Not to Save Gas Money]]> Sun, 04 Mar 2012 08:33:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gas+pump+prices+generic.jpg
What would happen in you did everything the experts say you should avoid when it comes to saving gas?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Driving Cars in Sacramento]]> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:13:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GoogleSelf-drivingcar.jpg
Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, says driverless cars are coming soon. He wants law enforcement to develop safety guidelines for new breed of vehicles engineered by Google and others.

Photo Credit: Google]]>
<![CDATA[Model X Generates $40 Million for Tesla]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 18:10:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tesla-model-x.jpg
Just 24 hours after introducing the Model X, Testa received $40 million in advance orders.]]>
<![CDATA[California Might Consider Hybrid Settlement]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:17:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/heather_peters_honda_lawsuit_dontsettleortg.jpg
The settlement prompted one hybrid owner to pursue her case against Honda in small claims court.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Unveils the Model X]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:52:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*160/teslax9087aag-thumb-550xauto-83179.jpg
The most innovative thing about the Tesla Model X is its electric engine, but after that things do get rather interesting.]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford Wants to Wirelessly Charge Cars]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 11:26:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Ford+Electric_Side+Shot.jpg
A team of researchers at Stanford may have found a way to change car travel forever and at the same time change the country's reliance on foreign oil.

Photo Credit: Ford]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Releases Model S Video]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:04:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/tesla-model-s.jpg
Fremont-based electric car company's Model S is meant to reimagine the entire sedan experience.]]>
<![CDATA[Future Cars, Future Technology]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:09:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/futurecartech955.JPG
The Future Cars, Future Technology event, hosted by the Western Automotive Journalists in San Jose, on Jan. 24, 2012.

Photo Credit: Mat Luschek]]>
<![CDATA[Carmakers Show Off Their Goods at CES]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/161*120/audiconceptcar.jpg
The annual Consumer Electronics Show is known for gadgets but this year's convention in the desert has a heavy presence from car-makers.]]>
<![CDATA[2012 Silicon Valley International Auto Show]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:08:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/DSC00966_720x479.jpg
The auto show is the perfect place to learn more about popular green trends in the auto industry and check out the latest in electric vehicles, hybrids, fuel efficient gas vehicles, high-end exotics and more.]]>
<![CDATA[BMW Wants You to Yelp and Drive]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 12:46:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/203*120/yelp+warrior+fitness.JPG
Testing and driving may not be legal but Yelping and driving is, right? At least BMW hopes so.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Sedan Gets Final Sticker Price]]> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 17:12:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/teslasedan.jpg
Way back in 2009, when Syfy was spelled "Sci Fi" and DVICE was spelled "device," Tesla Motors promised us all that their forthcoming Model S electric sedan would cost $49,900 after federal tax credits.]]>
<![CDATA[Politics Of Safety: the Chevy Volt]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 10:37:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/chevyvolt1.jpg
Investigation into Chevy Volt batteries catching fire reveals a political battle over electric cars and green power.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Opens the Door on the Model S]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:15:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP090326024651.jpg
It may not be a sports car but Tesla's Model S sedan isn't a Prius either.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus 2011 Fantasy Gifts]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:57:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/neiman-thumb.jpg
Get ready to do some millionaire Christmas shopping with a look at the Fantasy Gifts offered by Neiman Marcus this holiday season.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Inks Deal With Panasonic to Meet Order Demand]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:00:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/teslas.jpg
Tesla has renewed an agreement with Panasonic to provide batteries for its electric vehicles.]]>
<![CDATA[Bad Traffic Linked to Hybrid Stickers]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 08:33:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/caltraffic_5314402_722x406_2151603150.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Bob Redell has one explanation for the recent traffic headaches for drivers.]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Rolls Out A New Sedan]]> Sun, 02 Oct 2011 09:11:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TESLAPKG_5267972_722x406_16616000.jpg
Bay Area carmaker Tesla introduced it new car in front of a packed crowd.]]>
<![CDATA[Cars Thieves Hate]]> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:21:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/porsche911-gt3.jpg
The Highway Loss Data Institute says thieves tend to avoid these cars. They aren't sure if its because of their anti-theft devices or their lack of popularity.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[2010 Pebble Beach Concours D' Elegance]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2011 15:31:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/jag8.jpg
For lovers of all things automobile related, the Monterey Peninsula was the place to be this weekend.

Photo Credit: Jim Gaughran]]>
<![CDATA[Range Rover's Newest SUV Swings Into the Bay Area]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 17:52:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rangerover-main.jpg
Leaner, greener and younger: the mantra of the newest member of the Range Rover family.]]>
<![CDATA[Californians Keep Texting Behind the Wheel ]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:55:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/distracteddrivingcellphone.jpg
Roughly 4.1 percent of California drivers could be texting at any given time, according to AAA.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Top Gas Guzzling City Right Here]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 16:56:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gas-pump-prices-generic.jpg
San Jose spends more on gas per month than any city in the country.]]>
<![CDATA[College Kids Test Drive a Tesla]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:36:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/teslaroadster_4309575_722x406.jpg
East Bay College students get a ride of a lifetime.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Theft Skyrockets]]> Sat, 02 Apr 2011 07:38:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/NewHaven_Breakins_PKG_640x480.jpg
Items stolen from inside unlocked cars is also on the rise.]]>