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Prototype sends 900 horses of all-electric power to all four wheels.

Atieva's van prototype "Edna" does 0-60 in just over 3 seconds.

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Volkswagen will pay $86 million in civil penalties to the state of California for its cars that cheated emissions.

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The new Fisker Karma successor, called the Karma Revero, will be similarly sleek.

The four-door extended-range plug-in Karma Revero, an updated version of the old Fisker Karma, will likely cost more than $100,000.

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Automakers are tasked with meeting California mandate with more plug-in vehicles.

California's clean-vehicle rules, which are followed by nine other US states, will get stricter in 2018.

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EVgo charging network had been borne out of California's power crisis.

The EVgo charging network was sold by utility company NRG to Vision Ridge Partners.

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The EV startup isn't waiting for clearance from Michigan to start putting cars on the road.

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California's cap-and-trade revenue drop has become a budgetary issue.

California's perks for buyers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids may soon come to an end.

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Oil change service stations are, not surprisingly, opposed to the bill.

A California state bill would consider oil changes as repairs and put oil change shops under the same standards as dealers. The bill would force these shops to recommend that service intervals follow factory guidelines instead of a universal standard.

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Toyota offers local governments a cut-rate deal on the fuel-cell vehicles.

Two California entities add Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicles to government fleets.

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Hyundai is making California's ZEV credit rules work, or is it the other way around?

Hyundai's Mike O'Brien tells us how California's Zero Emission Vehicle credits are impacting the company's green car plans.

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True Zero is playing catch up with fuel-cell stations in San Diego, Truckee.

FirstElement Fuel's True Zero will increase its California hydrogen station operations from 13 to 19 by early next year.

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Funky 1960s and 1970s EVs are key to California museum's exhibit.

Los Angeles-area museum shows off electric vehicles dating back more than a century.

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A California woman filmed a strange altercation at a Lancaster gas station when an employee smashed out the taillights of a customer's pick-up for taking too long at a pump.

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A San Diego-area motorist is in serious trouble after California Highway Patrol officers found him passed out behind the wheel of his car.

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New bus service between Los Angeles and San Francisco offers a sleeping berth, on-board wifi, and more to present a compelling alternative to flying.

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Former NHTSA administrator says self-driving cars need their own set of laws.

Autonomous minivans are coming. Preparing them for use on public roads will be as much a legal hurdle as a technical one.

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A man recorded a woman in California as she left her infant alone in the back of a car on a hot day while she shopped.

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A man in Oceanside, CA, had rescue workers destroy his bumper to save the life of a fuzzy feline.

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Uber promises never to describe its service as the "safest ride on the road" or call its background check process "the gold standard" again. That's one of the terms it agreed to when it hashed out a settlement agreement with the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney's offices.

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California's wealthiest people will get shut out of government's green-car funding.

California will boost electric, plug-in hybrid rebates for lower-income residents starting next month.

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Proposed legislation requires licensed drivers, contradicts federal guidance.

States across the country are looking at permitting testing of self-driving cars on their roads. But those enthusiastic efforts can often bring unexpected complications.

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