Faraday cleared to test self-driving cars on California roadsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Faraday Future plans to begin testing prototype self-driving electric vehicles on California roads later this year after winning approval from the state.
Oil change shops oppose Calif. bill on service intervalsTue, 21, Jun 2016
Major auto aftermarket and service organizations, including the Tire Industry Association, are opposing a California state bill they argue would set unrealistic restrictions on vehicle oil changes within the state.
From prime California location, Car Pros store is poised to ride Kia's riseMon, 20, Jun 2016
Lady luck has been kind to Ken Phillips, the country's top Kia dealer by volume. Now he hopes that trend continues with the opening of his multimillion-dollar Car Pros Kia store in Carson, Calif., along the busy Interstate 405 freeway.
Electric car startups fueled by Chinese money aim to catch TeslaTue, 14, Jun 2016
A few miles from Tesla's Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of vehicles designed and built in the U.S. with major backing from Chinese investors.
Tesla to open gallery at Nordstrom in L.A.Wed, 15, Jun 2016
Nordstrom shoppers in California will soon be able to check out a Tesla Model X while they browse the store's clothing selections.
VW opens California parts distribution centerTue, 14, Jun 2016
A 143,000-square-foot distribution center in Rocklin, Calif., is fully operational to distribute parts to 94 Volkswagen and Audi dealerships in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, VW Group of America said today.
Google co-founder Page backing two startups making flying cars, report saysThu, 09, Jun 2016
Google co-founder Larry Page is backing two startups that are working on flying cars, including funding one of them with more than $100 million so far, Bloomberg Businessweek reported Thursday, citing sources.
UAW begins reaching out to Tesla workers, official saysThu, 09, Jun 2016
UAW officials have had contact with employees at Tesla Motors' Fremont, Calif., assembly plant, a top union official said in the latest acknowledgment that the union is interested in organizing the automaker's workers.
BMW delivers 100 i3 EVs to Los Angeles Police Dept.Wed, 08, Jun 2016
The Los Angeles Police Department now has 100 BMW i3s on the streets in the City of Angels. The police department began field tests in September 2015. The i3 was tested alongside other EVs but the LAPD ultimately accepted BMW's bid.
What city has the best traffic solution?Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Can a U.S. city put an end to gridlock, maybe even switch entirely to driverless cars? The U.S. Department of Transportation is holding a Smart Cities Challenge to find out.
Here come the hydrogen stationsMon, 30, May 2016
Hydrogen fuel cell cars are beginning to trickle onto California's roads. And thanks to a push from regulators, automakers and startup FirstElement, more filling stations are arriving, too.