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Sorted by Archive: May, 2015 ( 5 post/s)

  • Power Steering: A Modern Miracle

    blog postMonday 18 May 2015

    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

  • MEET THE TEAM: SERGIO IBARRA

    blog postTuesday 12 May 2015

    SERGIO IBARRA Master Technician With 27 years of experience, Sergio has seen many changes in automotive technology.  During the 1980’s and 1990’s, when car engines became increasingly reliant upon computers, Sergio eagerly enrolled in classes to update his skills.  His passion for learning continues to this day.  “The new designs, the new systems are very interesting.” He’s worked at Hillside for seven years and enjoys “diagnostics&he... read more

  • Meet the Team: JAVIER OVALLE

    blog postTuesday 12 May 2015

    JAVIER OVALLE Master Technician Javier has been a valued Hillside employee for 13 years.  With a grin, he says, “I am the best!”   He started working on cars when he was 12, learning from his father and attending school in Colombia.  He’s continued his education in Los Angeles.  His favorite part of the job is “everything… fixing any car.”    “God and family” are most important to him.  Javier and his... read more

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

    blog postSaturday 09 May 2015

  • Zoie's Special Quote for Mother's Day

    blog postSaturday 09 May 2015

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