California

SpaceX begins deployment of Direct to Cell capable Starlinks

SpaceX began the deployment of their Direct to Cell Starlink satellites following a successful launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base…

California EV adoption driving steady decline in emissions: study

A new study from the University of California (UC) Berkeley shows a steady, albeit modest, decline in carbon emissions with…

SpaceX prepares for a trio of Falcon 9 launches to close out March

SpaceX could launch two batches of Starlinks and a telecommunications satellite this weekend to cap an incredibly busy month. The…

SpaceX Falcon 9 lights up the Southern Californian skies with Starlink launch

SpaceX successfully launched more Starlink satellites on Monday night thanks to another Falcon 9 takeoff. The launch took place at…

SpaceX launches back-to-back Starlink missions

SpaceX completed two successful launches of Starlink satellites this past weekend. The two launches took place yesterday evening, just over…

Cruise forced to boost settlement offer in California accident hearing

A California judge has forced General Motors' (GM) self-driving unit Cruise to increase its settlement offer to the maximum amount,…

California made up a third of all U.S. BEV sales in 2023

California battery-electric vehicle (BEV) sales made up more than a third of all BEV sales in the U.S. last year,…

Waymo could face new legal barriers in its expansion to Los Angeles

Driverless ride-hailing company Waymo is looking to expand its testing to Los Angeles, but a new bill introduced just weeks…

Tesla settles hazardous waste lawsuit in California for $1.5 million

Tesla has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a California case alleging that it mislabeled hazardous waste and sent…

Tesla dominates in California but EV growth is the true winner

Tesla dominated electric vehicle registrations in California in 2023, but the growth of EVs as a whole turned out to…

Cruise wants to pay $75,000 to end an investigation into its crash response

After a Cruise self-driving vehicle hit and dragged a pedestrian in October, the General Motors (GM) subsidiary has offered to…

Falcon 9 takes another flight with 22 Starlink satellites

Launching last night at 12:03 am PT (08:03 UTC) from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Base in…

SpaceX launches South Korean spy satellite

SpaceX launched the Korea 425 reconnaissance satellite and 24 other rideshare payloads Friday morning at 10:19 am PT from Space…

Tesla Cybertruck appearing in more showrooms, now outside California

The Tesla Cybertruck has begun hitting showrooms ahead of its delivery event this month, with the unique electric pickup now…

SpaceX bookends Starship launch with two Starlink missions

While Starship garnered all the attention this weekend on its 2nd integrated flight test, SpaceX also launched 2 Starlink missions…

Tesla’s Megapacks used for California solar project

Tesla's Megapacks are being used to store power for a major solar project in Southern California, offering 250 MW/1GWh of…

SpaceX launches back-to-back Falcon 9 missions over the weekend

SpaceX successfully launched the Transporter 9 mission from California and a pair of O3b mPower communications satellites from Florida over…

SpaceX sends 22 Starlink Satellites to Orbit from California

SpaceX continues its incredible pace with the launch of 22 V2 mini Starlink satellites from Vandenberg Space Force Base in…

California Governor Gavin Newsom visits Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai

California Governor Gavin Newsom is currently visiting China to discuss climate initiatives, and one stop on Sunday included a visit…

California to disperse $40.5 million in funding for EV fast-chargers

The state of California is set to distribute $40.5 million in federal funding to build electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers,…