Alertness, anticipation prove key for cyclists


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The increasing congestion in Silicon Valley and the increasing popularity of cycling has made sharing the road more dangerous.

I have been a cyclist for 45 years. I also drive a car. I understand the dangers of sharing the road.

Customer's Mini Cooper causes major headache

 

Every few years, a customer brings in a car that drives me crazy. We worked on such a car in May – a 2007 Mini Cooper S.

A pair of sensible but fun Mazdas


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The Mazda3 comes with an 184-horsepower engine.

If asked to name any three Japanese automotive manufacturers, Mazda probably wouldn’t make your list.

Getting a clearer view of window regulators

We’ve all been in a situation where we’re driving along and try to use some feature of our car and it doesn’t respond.

Getting a charge out of the new Bolt


With so many new high-performance, all-electric cars on the market, it’s understandable that auto journalists may not place the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt high on their list of electric vehicles to test-drive.

Two traditional sedans from nontraditional sources


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The Kia Cadenza Limited, above, sells for approximately $45,000,

Judging from the vehicles seen throughout Los Altos, we don’t deviate much from national trends that favor crossovers and SUVs – yet there are still many reasons why people might buy a sedan.


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