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Honda Repair in Berkeley, CA

Honda Repair in Berkeley, CA Hondas are sleek, reliable, easily maneuverable, and attractive, which is why we believe maintaining your car with a regular auto repair schedule is valuable.  At Berkeley Bob's in Berkeley, CA our auto mechanics understand how you feel, so we strive to provide you with honest, quality Honda service and repair. Our team of certified professionals in Honda service and repair are experts in Honda auto repair. If you are looking for routine maintenance or any form of Honda service and repair, look no further than Berkeley Bob's auto repair shop. Our auto mechanics are factory trained to perform all Honda services and repairs on every model, including the Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot, Honda Fit, Honda Ridgeline, Honda CR-Z, Honda Pilot, the Honda Insight and more. With Berkeley Bob's on your team, you'll feel secure knowing our ASE-certified auto mechanics use original equipment and quality parts for ... read more



Volvo to recall half a million cars

Volvo has announced via email it would recall 507,000 vehicles Worldwide. The effected years are 2014-2019. The models include their entire line-up S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60, XC90 and are for cars fitted with the 2 liter, 4 cylinder diesel engines. This recall is due to a faulty engine component that can catch on fire. This component the intake manifold and is made of plastic. This plastic apparently over time can melt down, deform and can catch fire.   The company has made no reports of accidents or personal injuries related to the recall.  Volvo will send all vehicle owners with those cars a notification by mail asking them to seek out a local retailer for corrective action.  

EV batteries are rapidly coming down in price

Bloomberg NEF – provider of energy research and information predicts (April, 2019) that the cost of EV batteries will come down rapidly.  It’s estimated that by 2025 the cost of an EV battery will only be 20% of the entire vehicle cost. Even sooner Bloomberg  NEF reports that by 2022 EV will become the cheaper option. As of 2015 the battery cost was 57% of the entire vehicle price.  While this year they are down to 33% of the vehicle cost. At Berkeley Bob’s we welcome the rapid development of electric vehicles. Our nationally ASE certified technicians have the latest tools and training to safely handle the high voltage battery in your vehicle. We appreciate the improvement in air quality that the widespread adoption of electric vehicles provides

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