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Emerging Wheel Technologies

April 3, 2014

When Robert Thomson invented the pneumatic tire a century and a half ago, he also came up with several other ideas to soften the ride and reduce the power required to propel the carriages of his day. One involved filling what he called his “aerial wheel” with sponges, springs or horsehair to avoid flats caused

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Top 5 Affordable Cars (That Will Make You Look Rich)

March 27, 2014

Top 5 Affordable Cars (That Will Make You Look Rich) In the automotive world, looks are everything. Try as we might to deny that we care so much about appearances, driving around an old, beat-up car gives a much different impression than a shiny, sleek new car. However, surprisingly enough, you don’t have to go

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Canadian 1964 Buick Riviera Custom Wins 2014 Ridler Award

March 20, 2014

A 1964 Buick Rivera built by J.F. Launier, owner of a custom car business in Osoyoos, British Columbia, has won the coveted Ridler Award at this year’s Detroit Autorama custom car show, one of the biggest prizes in the car world. The vehicle, named Rivision, is a ‘64 Buick Riviera modified to resemble the 1970’s version of

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Spring Tune-up Tips for Those in Auto Mechanic Training

March 13, 2014

The smell of spring is in the air! With winter fading quickly from memory, many of us are starting to plan ahead for long trips and dream vacations. Before hitting the road and leaving town, it’s important to remember that the winter wasn’t easy on your vehicle. You should perform a full inspection, to make

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Career Opportunities for an Automotive Business Manager

March 6, 2014

The automotive industry is projected to reach a value of $5.1 trillion by 2015. It employs millions worldwide, in roles ranging from manufacturing to sales. So where do you fit in this growth? If you have personality, drive, a passion for customer service and would love to tackle the challenge of steering an automotive dealership

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Career Spotlight: Refinishing Prep Technician

February 27, 2014

In the world of automotive careers, there are a variety of options when it comes to choosing a specialization. Even within specializations, there’s room to carve out a niche and get really specific. For example, if you take an auto mechanic course, you might specialize in repairing diesel engines. Or if you take one of

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How the Canada-EU Free Trade Deal Could Change the Auto Industry

February 6, 2014

Image SourceCanada’s auto sector could be in for some absolutely gargantuan changes soon, as a result of a new and wide-ranging free-trade deal with the European Union. Aside from affecting the import and export of many different types of products such as prescription drugs, cheese and beef, automobiles are among one of the hottest-button issues.

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