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Cars With Facial Recognition Software? What Students in Automotive Training Schools Need to Know

February 16, 2017

Many of today’s most fun and exciting technological developments are about improving efficiency, or reducing the need for a person to perform certain steps to complete a task. It’s why companies are creating light bulbs that turn on automatically when you walk through the door, speakers that can tell you the weather forecast if you

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Students in Car Mechanic Training: Here’s the History of Power Steering

January 19, 2017

Originally, it was up to the driver to provide the force required to turn a car’s wheels. This made older cars more difficult to handle than current models, in particular for people with lower levels of upper body strength. Power steering changed that. It introduced technology that added force when drivers turned the steering wheel,

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Track22: 3 Things Car Mechanic Students Should Know About McLaren’s Future Plan

August 4, 2016

The McLaren 650S is known for the roar of its supercharged V8 engine and beautiful design. This beautiful piece of automotive machinery is flying off the shelves, as are many supercars in Canada. McLaren seems to be looking to capitalize on the increase in sales of super premium high-end vehicles in Canada, and North America

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Pro Tips: 4 Great Tool Storage Options for Car Mechanic Training Grads

June 2, 2016

When you take good care of your tools, they will return the favour. Upon graduating from car mechanic school and making your way into a garage to put your hands-on training to work, your tools will be an important part of your workday. Storing those tools effectively ensures that car mechanics don’t have to waste

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Taking Car Mechanic Training? 4 Interesting Facts About The Hyundai Genesis G90

February 18, 2016

The first model from Hyundai’s new luxury brand has arrived. The G90—which will be called the EQ900 in Korea—made its official North American debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, as the first Hyundai to bear the new Genesis marque. The automaker is hoping to provide an alternative to the likes of BMW and Mercedes

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[Infographic]: Common Interview Mistakes for Auto School Grads to Avoid

February 12, 2016

It’s no secret that grads with car mechanic training are in demand. Auto sales across Canada are at an all-time high, and retiring Baby Boomers are leaving positions open for the taking. There are already more jobs for car mechanics than there are workers to fill them. However, even though there are plenty of jobs

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Becoming A Mechanic? Learn Why Dodge Viper Will Cease Production in 2017

December 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has made headlines more than once in 2015. The company faced one of the biggest fines in automotive history for mishandling recalls, had to rework the software for many of its Jeep models after a major hack, and has recently announced that it will be pulling the plug on production of

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The ABCs of Engine Block Repair for Students in Mechanic Training Schools

December 3, 2015

Engine block repair has become increasingly important in car mechanics in recent years. The thin wall casting and high operating temperatures in many modern engines means that cracks are a much more common occurrence. Additionally, where previously it was often cheaper to replace a head than repair a crack, finding rebuildable cylinder heads for late

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Attention Mechanic School Students: BMW Added a New Member to its X-Class!

October 8, 2015

Mechanic school students tend to get excited when a top car company launches a new model, and this news is no exception. BMW has announced the launch of its latest Sports Activity Coupe, and newest addition to its X Model line, the X4 M40i, available starting in January 2016. It looks incredible, and with the

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Considering Mechanic Training? Check out the New Bulletproof Range Rover

September 17, 2015

Mechanic training will provide you will the skills you’ll need to maintain, service, and repair vehicles. Once you’ve earned your diploma, your knowledge and expertise will help you gain access to a wide range of job opportunities within mechanic shops, auto company garages and more. One particular auto company, Jaguar Land Rover, has recently begun

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