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Peter Henderson

Apr 02 2017

In self-driving car race, winners get all the way around track

WILLOWS, Calif. Nine self-driving cars did not quite zoom around a 2-mile (3.2-km) course in Northern California over the weekend in a race involving students and entrepreneurs from startup companies where the real goal was just to make it around the track.

Mar 27 2017

California sets vehicle pollution rules in rebuke to Trump

RIVERSIDE, Calif. California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.

Mar 26 2017

California approves vehicle pollution rules in rebuke to Trump

RIVERSIDE, Calif. California on Friday challenged the Trump administration's approach to car pollution, approving standards that the White House said still need review and setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators. | Video

Mar 24 2017

California sets vehicle pollution rules after Trump brakes U.S. plan

RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 24 California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.

Mar 16 2017

California ready to pursue clean car standards as Trump brakes

SAN FRANCISCO Automakers hailed President Donald Trump’s call on Wednesday for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review and possibly dial back car fuel efficiency standards. But California sees things differently. | Video

Mar 16 2017

California ready to pursue clean car standards as Trump brakes

SAN FRANCISCO Automakers hailed President Donald Trump’s call on Wednesday for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review and possibly dial back car fuel efficiency standards. But California sees things differently.

Mar 10 2017

Alphabet adds patent claim to Uber intellectual property theft lawsuit

Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo on Friday added a new patent claim to its intellectual property lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc and requested a preliminary injunction to stop the ride-sharing service from using what it says is proprietary information, a court filing showed.

Dec 15 2016

Climate scientists adjust as Trump builds team of oil allies

Climate scientists worried that President-elect Donald Trump will slash their budgets and sideline their research are entering survival mode, trimming the words "climate change" from study proposals, emphasizing business applications of their work, and safeguarding data that shows global warming is real.

Dec 15 2016

Climate scientists adjust as Trump builds team of oil allies

SAN FRANCISCO Climate scientists worried that President-elect Donald Trump will slash their budgets and sideline their research are entering survival mode, trimming the words "climate change" from study proposals, emphasizing business applications of their work, and safeguarding data that shows global warming is real.

Dec 06 2016

Death toll rises to 36 from California warehouse inferno

OAKLAND, Calif. The death toll rose to 36 on Monday from a blaze that engulfed a converted warehouse during a dance party in Oakland, California, the greatest loss of life from a U.S. fire in over a decade, as searchers sifted charred ruins being treated as a crime scene. | Video

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