The group wants the practice to stop, and it also wants state and county officials to do a better job making sure proper safety procedures are followed at the factory in Fremont, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Volvo Cars says it is recalling nearly 2.1 million vehicles worldwide as a preventive measure after the company discovered that a steel wire connected to the front seat belts can be weakened.
The Central Marin Police Authority was notified of a converter theft at 2:45 a.m. on Riviera Circle, with a resident telling police the thieves fled the scene in a silver Honda CRV.
A Ford spokesperson said the date is "purely coincidental."
General Motors has said that it is partnering with Ventec Life Systems to increase production of desperately-needed ventilators to help patients suffering from respiratory problems.
A Southern California company on Monday announced it will build and sell Chinese-designed automobiles in the U.S. at the end of next year or early in 2022.
Since the start of the year, there have been more than two dozen such thefts, and most have occurred after dark, police said.
An unidentified person petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an investigation into the problem. An agency document shows 127 owner complaints to the government that include 110 crashes and 52 injuries.
The truck's autonomous driving system was able to handle a wide range of weather and road conditions driving across Interstate 15 and Interstate 70, navigating high elevations, and wet and snowy roads.
The parts makers suppressed competition by conspiring to fix prices in automobile manufacturers' requests for bids, Becerra said.
Carlos Uribe of San Jose entered his customized 1995 Honda Civic in the Hot Wheels Legends tour at their Gilroy stop in September.
Elon Musk unveiled his newest addition to the Tesla fleet —the Cybertruck pickup.