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Can Online Used Car Sales Take Off? What You Might See in Your Automotive Career

May 18, 2017

When it comes to buying used cars, there are generally three ways to go about it. Buyers can purchase from a used car dealership, a regular dealership, or from a private owner. But what if there was another option? Several companies are attempting to act as the middle man by providing online platforms where buyers

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Calling All Students in Dispatch School: Check Out Volvo’s Newly Announced VNR Regional Truck

May 11, 2017

Volvo has been a leading manufacturer of trucks for quite some time, and transportation industry professionals across North America rely on their products for improved company operations and performance. At the ExpoCam event in Montreal, Quebec, Volvo unveiled its newest truck: the upgraded VNR regional-haul truck. Equipped with many driver-centered features, this new truck comes

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Interested in Automotive Training Programs? Discover Jeep’s Fascinating History

May 4, 2017

Sports cars aren’t for everybody. Some drivers want something that’s mean in a different way—something that can chew through unpaved landscape, rip through rivers, climb mountains, and finish the day none the worse for wear. There’s no shortage of this kind of vehicle today, but people with a sense of tradition often have a special

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Considering Mechanic School? Check Out These 3 Revolutionary Vehicles That Changed the World

April 27, 2017

Every once in a while a vehicle comes around that inspires innovation, and changes the world as we know it. There are many revolutionary vehicles that have made their mark on society. From the very first horseless carriage to the earliest Jeeps, these automobiles have changed the way people live, travel, and carry out their

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A Look at a Career as a Transport Operations Specialist for Students Considering Transportation Courses

April 20, 2017

Though many people do pursue automotive careers looking for hands-on, mechanical work, this is not the only kind of responsibility you can find within the industry. Many careers in operations will put the skills you develop at school to work in a supervisory capacity instead, and involve a bit more deskwork than other automotive careers.

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BMW + AR: What Students in Automotive Sales Training Can Expect from Virtual Showrooms

April 13, 2017

For years people have purchased cars the old fashioned way, by visiting a dealership, touring vehicles they were interested in, test driving a couple of promising contenders, and eventually buying one that was the right fit. But what if that all changed? BMW’s new augmented reality app allows car buyers to view two of BMW’s

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GM’s New Teen Driver Technology Explained for Students in Car Mechanics Training

April 6, 2017

In an effort to improve safety, vehicle manufacturers have been developing innovate vehicle safety technology over the past several years. Backup cameras, lane departure warning systems, and blind spot detection are just some examples of the great features that help keep drivers safe. One of the most at-risk demographics for car accidents is teen drivers.

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A New EV that Can Recharge in 15 Minutes? What Students in Auto Mechanic School Need to Know

March 30, 2017

For the past several years, Tesla has dominated the luxury electric vehicle market. But times are changing. In 2015 Porsche announced its goal to design its brand’s very first all-electric vehicle (EV). Porsche does have several hybrid vehicle options, but a full-fledged EV is a new venture for the brand. The announcement came with some

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What Students in Automotive Training School Need to Know About 3 Cars That Won’t be Returning in 2017

March 23, 2017

Sometimes a model just isn’t right for the world anymore, and winds up getting discontinued. Maybe economic forces mean the time isn’t right for a particular style of car. Maybe there’s a newer, more stylish, differently named vehicle taking the place of an outgoing model. Maybe people just thought the thing was plain old ugly.

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3 Ways to Stay Focused at Work After Dispatcher Courses

March 16, 2017

A regular 9-5 workday can be long. It’s normal for someone’s attention to drift at times, and for professionals to not be as productive as they would always like to be. However, being able to focus when you need to is a valuable tool to have. It can help ensure that important work gets done

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