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Thinking About Car Mechanic Training? Find Out Whether Front or Rear Engines Are Better

March 26, 2020

If you’re a car fanatic, you are likely aware of the different engine configurations available—but do you know which one is the best? Turns out the question is easier to ask than to answer, as each engine has its pros and cons. Whether you’re looking for speed, safety, or something in between, the ideal engine

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Interested in an Auto Mechanic Career? Discover the Future of Auto Mechanics

March 19, 2020

The world of automotive mechanics is one that is constantly changing and developing. Right now, the increasing development of both electric and self-driving vehicles is creating a new learning curve for auto mechanics as the industry evolves.However, this should be cause for excitement and curiosity, rather than concern — after all, cars have been shape-shifting

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‘The Fastest Car in the World’: Why Auto Mechanics Can’t Stop Talking About the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

March 12, 2020

Unveiled last year, the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is, without a doubt, one of the fastest cars ever made. The aptly named vehicle famously broke the world record speed for a production car when it hit 490.5km/h last year. It’s one of the most powerful cars in Bugatti’s history, and it’s no wonder that

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4 Things to Know Before Your First Day at an Auto Mechanic Apprenticeship

March 5, 2020

Picture it: you’ve finished your auto mechanic training program and are now ready to start your apprenticeship. Your first day is fast approaching, and your excitement may (understandably) be palpable, but there are definitely certain things worth remembering before heading to the shop for the first time. While your journey on this new career path

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Interested in an Automotive Career this Winter? Check out the Best Cars for Snow

February 27, 2020

Snow can create all kinds of problems for drivers, greatly hindering tire traction and reducing visibility on the roads. However, driving in it can be made easier if the vehicle is suited for the weather. Luckily, some cars are made to handle the winter elements better than most. Despite what the Canadian winter may hold

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Thinking About Becoming a Mechanic? These are the Safest Cars of 2020

February 20, 2020

Over the years cars have become safer than ever. New technology like automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, and pedestrian detection mean that drivers with newer cars are less prone to collision. Safety should be a priority for drivers when choosing their cars, especially if they have young children, a teenager who will be learning to

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A Look at the Most ‘Eco-friendly’ Cars of 2020 for Students at Automotive College

February 13, 2020

Fuel-efficiency has become a buzzword in the automotive industry over the last five to ten years. A car’s fuel-efficiency is important because a. it saves drivers money and b. helps reduce their carbon footprint. With that in mind, innovation in the automotive industry is becoming more and more focused on sustainability, with automakers working to

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In Mechanic School? Here’s Why Driving on Bald Tires is Dangerous

February 6, 2020

As your car travels more and more miles,its tires will slowly but surely start to wear down. All road car tires have ‘treads’, which are the part of the tire that contacts the ground. New tires have a deeper tread,but as they wear down over time, the tread becomes shallower. This affects a car’s grip

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Why Students in Auto Training Schools Are Talking About the Toyota GR Yaris

January 30, 2020

In January 2020, Toyota revealed one of its most exciting innovations to date, the Toyota GR Yaris. Developed by Toyota Gazoo Racing and Tommi Mäkinen Racing, the GR Yaris combines a powerful engine with a lightweight, aerodynamic structure, to make a pocket rocket of a vehicle that is undeniably fun to drive. The downside? Toyota

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4-Cylinder VS. V6: A Look at the Differences for Students in Automotive Training

January 23, 2020

Whether you’re interested in an automotive career, are on the market for a new vehicle, or simply want to learn more about how cars operate, understanding the difference between a 4-cylinder and V6 engine is a foundational concept that all car lovers should know. However, recent developments in the automotive industry have changed the abilities

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