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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ignition Key: When To Let Go

Ignition Key: When To Let Go

Have you ever been to an event and as soon as someone finds out what occupation you’re in, they ask you for your advice on related things? Doctors get asked questions about ailments, IT techs answer questions about computer problems, etc. It’s no different for us as technicians. Usually they’re questions about a noise or problem with the car. One time, I was at a networking event and chatted with a girl who worked in IT. She was a new driver and I asked about her driving experience. She mentioned overall it was good, but she didn’t know when to let go of the ignition key when she turned her dad’s car on. Our chat was something like this: Me: Pardon? Her: After the car turns on, how do you know when to let go of the key? She explained that her driving school instructor had a push button start car so she never used a physical key… until she got in her dad’s car. She turned the key forward to start the car but ... read more

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2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport

2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport

Model Tested: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0 Turbo (Sedan) 2.0 Turbo GDI Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission Seating Capacity: 5 Road Test Terrain: 80% city 20% highway During our road test of the all-new Sonata, we received the press release that the Hyundai Genesis and Sonata won the GOOD DESIGN™ Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. And we were not surprised! Hyundai in general, but specifically the Sonata has come a long way from 10 years, and even 5 years ago. The look has changed from just another sedan to a sporty, sleek design. We were excited to get this on the road, especially with that extra turbo boost. How do we say no to Turbo, right? Exterior Design The Sonata was an all around great vehicle – we loved the sporty look and couldn’t get enough of it. We found ourselves giving the Sonata a second and third look. This model came e ... read more

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