Nearly three years ago, I wrote about the bike lanes on McClellan Road in Cupertino, designed with safety in mind for students riding to and from Lincoln Elementary School and Monta Vista High School.

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A mere four months after our road trip in the 2022 Hyundai IONIQ5 AWD (On the Road, May), here comes a road trip in its sibling beneath the skin, the 2022 Kia EV6 Wind.

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I have a healthy respect for the Volkswagen Atlas. Whether equipped with a V6 or a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo, the Atlas is a solid if low-key choice in SUVs.

Last month a customer brought in her 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5 L Touring because the tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light was on. She had checked the tire pressure on all four wheels and it was correct, yet the light warning of low pressure had been on for weeks.

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There are different levels of wealth. There’s “I build my own cars, make rockets to Mars and I’m buying Twitter” wealth. There’s “My midlife crisis involves buying a major newspaper (like the Washington Post) and getting a $38 billion divorce” wealth.

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Regular readers of my reviews know that I consider 2022 a tipping-point year for electric vehicles. There’s a rush of competitors flooding a field that Tesla has had largely to itself.

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A longtime customer brought in his 2006 Toyota Sienna handicap-accessible van last month. He said the passenger-side sliding door was not operating properly; it did not open most of the time.

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About a month ago, a motorist happened to capture a (fortunately minor) accident on her dashcam in which a driver hit a student cycling on the sidewalk while leaving Homestead High School on Homestead Road in Cupertino.

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If I said to you, “full-size Mercedes-Benz SUV,” you’d likely picture a price tag in six figures after options, destination charges and the like.

We recently had a new customer bring in his 2014 Subaru Impreza because the air conditioning was not blowing cold. The blower was working, however, and he was able to control the vents.

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In the past two years, we’ve seen a steady trickle of electric vehicles from companies that know how to make a quality car. These cars have space for five people, at least 250 miles of range per charge and the ability to recharge quickly.