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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Matt Bigler
May 31, 2019 - 9:47 am
State regulators have proposed doubling a planned fee for Uber and Lyft trips from five to 10 cents per ride. The money from the fee would fund California’s new ride-hail services for wheelchair users, which Uber and Lyft don't currently offer in any meaningful way. Uber has only recently begun to...
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Mallory Harcourt is suing Tesla over the allegedly faulty design of its Model X, which she said trapped her in her garage.
Gokal Law Group
Matt Bigler
May 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Tesla is facing a lawsuit in Alameda County from a family that claims its Model X pinned a pregnant mother in her garage and broke her bones.
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California Department of Motor Vehicles
Kim Wonderley
February 08, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Whether it's getting a new REAL ID, or registering a vehicle, many of us dread an unavoidable day at the DMV. KCBS Radio's Kim Wonderley has some tips for making your time there a little less painful.
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SamTrans added some electric buses to its fleet in October 2018.
KCBS Radio
Margie Shafer
October 17, 2018 - 2:06 pm
If you’ve ever waited for a bus, you probably wished you could summon it to show up the moment you needed it. Now, San Mateo’s public transit system is planning to do something close to that.
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Huge crowds at the Oakland Zoo have created parking and traffic problems in the Oakland hills neighborhood.
KCBS Radio
Holly Quan
September 18, 2018 - 2:16 pm
The Oakland Zoo has welcomed a recent surge in popularity, but long lines have aggravated visitors while neighbors complained about clogged streets.
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This Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo provided by the Omro Police Department in Omro, Wis., shows a 4-foot-long Ball python that was discovered wrapped around a car engine. It took hours to unwind and coax the snake from the engine compartment. Police say
(Photo credit: Omro Police Department via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Chris Nguyen opened the hood of his mother's SUV. Inside, he found a 4-foot-long ball python...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll in what he calls an “excruciating year.” In the newspaper’s account of the interview, published Friday, Musk said he was working up to 120 hours a week and sometimes takes Ambien to get to sleep. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)
August 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory, Musk told the Huffington Post founder that his electric car company and Ford are the only...
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FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spiked Tuesday, Aug. 7, after Musk made the abrupt announcement in a terse tweet. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
August 07, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Tuesday that he is considering taking the electric car maker private, causing the company's stock to spike. In keeping with his unorthodox style, Musk made the out-of-the blue announcement in a terse tweet. He said he may take the company private at $...
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