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Gavin Newsom Speaks At the California Democratic Party Convention.
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Doug Sovern
May 11, 2020 - 5:57 pm
Tesla's assembly plant in Fremont has opened again on Monday morning in apparent violation of county health orders, but California Governor Gavin Newsom wasn’t aware of that by the beginning of his daily noontime coronavirus briefing.
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Bernie Tafoya
May 11, 2020 - 4:17 am
One thing you might have lost track of by staying at home during the pandemic is your car. It’s important to run it every once in a while to avoid some typical problems. See the details.
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Cars drive over the Golden Gate Bridge
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Jeffrey Schaub
March 02, 2020 - 12:15 pm
A movable barrier installed on the Golden Gate Bridge five years ago is credited with making the span much safer for drivers.
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Bay Area Traffic
Dan Mitchinson
January 21, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The widespread adoption of electric cars in California is reducing gas tax revenue by millions of dollars a year. That's money that would have been used for road repairs.
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AP News
January 20, 2020 - 1:49 pm
Tesla is disputing claims by a California man that all three models of the company's cars can suddenly speed up on their own without the driver touching the accelerator pedal. Tesla said Monday it checks when drivers report that their car accelerated on its own, and in every case where the company...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2018, file photo, clouds are reflected above the company logo on the hood of a Tesla vehicle outside a showroom in Littleton, Colo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the crash of a speeding Tesla that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, the agency announced Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 12:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — Three crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company’s Autopilot driving system just months before CEO Elon Musk has planned to put fully self-driving cars on the streets. On Sunday, a Tesla Model S sedan left a freeway in Gardena, California...
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Cameras and gps navigation system gear are placed on a self driving Mercedes car on display at an event to present a project on autonomous driving at former Tempelhof airport on July 10, 2018 in Berlin.
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Matt Bigler
December 11, 2019 - 11:59 am
More self-driving cars are coming to the Bay Area, and this time it's a luxury car company that wants to test fully autonomous vehicles on the streets of San Jose. KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler has the details.
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California DMV cuts wait times in half
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Melissa Culross
December 02, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Wait times at California DMV offices have fallen dramatically. “Recently, we’ve had the shortest wait times available in months,” said DMV spokeswoman Anita Gore. “Wait times have been cut in half from a year ago.”
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johnny-lopez
November 30, 2019 - 11:00 am
The debut of Tesla’s new Cybertruck has many perplexed by the futuristic “Blade Runner”-inspired look of the vehicle. But there’s actually a functional reason for the truck’s triangular yet boxy design beyond the company’s CEO Elon Musk wanting it to be as extra as possible. I'm gonna tell my kids...
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Teaser image for Tesla's upcoming Cybertruck pickup
Elon Musk
Jennifer Hodges
November 21, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Tesla will unveil its long-anticipated all-electric pickup truck, the “Cybertruck” at an event in Los Angeles Thursday night.
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