A no-brainer bargain

Honda CR-V
Mike Hagerty/Special to the Town Crier
The hybrid version of the Honda CR-V costs just $105 more than the gasoline-powered one.

The Honda CR-V Hybrid has arrived. People have been waiting for the first hybrid SUV from Honda, and in a lot of ways, this one makes me wonder why you’d buy the gasoline-powered version.


Reimagining roads in Los Altos for the sake of safety

Marked shoulder
Chris Hoeber/Special to the Town Crier
The shoulder on Covington Road near Riverside Drive in Los Altos is clearly marked, improving safety for cyclists, motorists and pedestrians.

Cycling through Los Altos has been a different experience since March, raising the question: What would we like Los Altos roads to look like after the COVID-19 pandemic?

Surviving the pandemic as a small business

This is normally a column about auto repair, but I’ve had quite a few requests to describe what it’s been like to run a small business during a pandemic.

New Mercedes-Benz GLS 63 AMG packs a punch – at quite a cost

Mercedes-AMG
Mike Hagerty/Special to the Town Crier
The Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 comes with a 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 that makes 603 horsepower and 627 pounds per foot of torque.

With its size, beauty and voice, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 makes a strong first impression.

This Mustang is No. 1 with a ‘Bullitt’

Mustang Bullitt
Courtesy of Mike Hagerty
Ford’s latest version of the Mustang Bullitt features a 5.0-liter V8 with 480 horsepower.

There were a few movies in 1968 that prominently featured cars.


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