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Power Steering: A Modern Miracle

Power Steering: A Modern Miracle

In the early 20th century, cars were big, heavy and difficult to drive.  Pneumatic tires further increased steering resistance.  Nowadays, even the most petite driver needn’t struggle to turn the steering wheel.  For that, we can thank Francis W. Davis, a Harvard-educated mechanical engineer, who invented hydraulic power steering in 1926.   The 1951 Chrysler Imperial sedan was the first commercially available passenger car        &nbs ... read more

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Treat Your Mother to this Special Treat - 25% off Auto Detail

Treat Your Mother to this Special Treat - 25% off Auto Detail

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Zoie's Special Quote for Mother's Day

Zoie's Special Quote for Mother's Day

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ACHOO! SPRING IS IN THE AIR … AND SO IS POLLEN

ACHOO! SPRING IS IN THE AIR … AND SO IS POLLEN

When you look in the mirror, what do you see?  Watery eyes?  A red nose?  A mouth open in mid-sneeze? As beautiful as it is, spring can be challenging for allergy-sufferers.  Flowers bloom, dispersing pollen through the air.  You’ve probably seen cars dusted in yellow, like this:    Did you know that pollen and other contaminants can also get INSIDE your car and trigger allergy attacks?   Have you ever tried to prevent or reduce your symptoms by k ... read more

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SPRING CLEANING FOR YOUR CAR

SPRING CLEANING FOR YOUR CAR

The clouds scatter and the days become warmer.  Trees boast bright green adornments and daffodils cheerfully mirror the sun.  Songbirds serenade their sweethearts, proclaiming that spring is here.   But alas, does your car drive as if it’s stuck with the winter blahs?  Maybe it’s time for spring cleaning. Ask Mike or Andre about servicing the fuel and air induction systems of your vehicle. Modern automobiles have finely tuned engines.  Optimal performance ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Named One of Top 25 Shops by ATI Again!

Hillside Auto Repair Named One of Top 25 Shops by ATI Again!

PALM SPRINGS - Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance was recognized for the second consecutive year as one of the Top 25 Auto Repair Shops in the United States by Automotive Training Institute.  Owners Dave and Zoie Carney were proud to receive the award. "Receiving this recognition is a testament to the teamwork that take place.  Zoie and I feel fortunate to be part of this team," said Dave Carney. Adding to their legacy of being car maintenance specialists focused on providing ... read more

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Hillside Auto Repair Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Hillside Auto Repair Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service, which is supported by Hillside's long-standing Customer Service Pledge.    Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.   Owner Dave Carney is pr ... read more

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Baby, It's Cold (and Wet) Outside... Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Baby, It's Cold (and Wet) Outside... Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Winter brings chilly mornings, gusty winds and pouring rain to Southern California.  The cold, wet weather creates driving hazards such as reduced visibility and slippery roads.  From December to March, motorists should take extra precautions to reduce the risk of accidents or vehicle breakdowns. Car Maintenance Treat your car to regular maintenance throughout the year.  When wind and rain make driving difficult, you’ll have peace of mind, knowing that your car’s in p ... read more

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Peninsula Beat interview: Dave Carney, Hillside Auto Repair Owner Local business, Hillside Auto Repair, is saving hybrid vehicle owners money in a big way

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DAVE AND ZOIE NEED YOUR HELP — DONATE TO FOOD ON FOOT

DAVE AND ZOIE NEED YOUR HELP — DONATE TO FOOD ON FOOT

We know that you’re busy. And your “To Do” list is way, way long. But take a moment and think about this: What’s a “To Do” list for someone without a home? Where will I sleep? Where will I find a bathroom? Will I get to eat today? Will I get to shower? We don’t have to make these difficult decisions every day. We consider ourselves fortunate. So, we’re proud to support Food on Foot, an outstanding 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that ... read more

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