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If You’re Completing Training for Mechanics, Take a Look at the 2020 Mini John Cooper Works

June 13, 2019

In 2008, MINI premiered the first-ever John Cooper Works MINI to the world at the International Motor Show in Geneva. John Cooper Works is an English company owned by BMW, responsible for the original Mini Cooper. The JCW model was introduced to add a sportier version, indicated by the company’s namesake John Cooper, a race

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[Infographic] Green and Clean: Detailing Vehicles the Environmentally Friendly Way

June 11, 2019

Canadians are becoming increasingly eco-conscious and auto detailers are responding to this demand for environmentally friendly products and services. Many detailers are now offering green and clean services. These services not only make cars look great, but they are also gentle on the environment. If you’re considering a career in automotive detailing, staying on top

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Becoming a Mechanic? Here Are Some Tips for Finding Your First Used Project Car Online

June 6, 2019

If you’re currently training to be a mechanic, a project car is a really fun way to get some practise working with your hands on a passion project. Depending on your budget, you can install interesting modifications, make the car a little more stylish, and learn new skills. Project cars can also provide a creative

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3 Things to Know About Timing Belts vs. Chains If You’re in Auto Repair Training

May 30, 2019

At the front of a car’s engine rests either a timing belt or a timing chain. They both serve to connect the crankshaft to the camshaft, making sure the valves and pistons of the engine stay in time to keep everything running. The crankshaft of the engine could be likened to the pedals of a

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Manual vs. Automatic Fuel Efficiency: An Overview for Students in Automotive Training

May 23, 2019

Keeping a car’s tank full is one of the more significant expenses associated with owning or driving a vehicle. And although a car’s transmission may not play as big of a role as other components, it’s still important to know how it can affect fuel efficiency. Generally, the transmission of a vehicle can be either

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What Students in Auto Mechanic Training Will Want to Know About the New Rolls Royce SUV

May 16, 2019

Rolls Royce has a long-standing reputation as a leading name in luxury. Its classic cars have captured the attention of auto enthusiasts all over the world, and that reach has now been extended into the world of sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Interest in SUVs has skyrocketed in the past decade, with major auto makers like

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A Look at the Surprisingly Long History of the Electric Car for Students in Mechanic Training

May 9, 2019

To many, electric cars seem like a relatively recent concept. While it’s true that demand and public interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has risen in the last few decades, the history of the electric car is actually far older than you may think. The dedication of innovators and inventers helped take the idea of an

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Highlights from the New York Auto Show for Students in Auto Training Schools

May 2, 2019

Held every year since 1900, the New York International Auto Show is the oldest automotive show in North America. While is has since been surpassed by the likes of Detroit and Chicago in terms of size and attention, New York’s timing at the end of the spring auto show season means that many automakers save

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The Tesla Model 3: What You May See in Your Automotive Mechanic Career

April 25, 2019

Tesla is famous for its technologically advanced electric vehicles (EVs). While its early models were focused on the luxury car market, the automaker has made clear that it wants to make EVs affordable for everyone. The Model 3, which costs about half of what its higher-end Model S costs, is its attempt to create an

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Interested in Auto Mechanic Training? Meet the Cars that Conquered the Bonneville Speedway

April 18, 2019

Spanning over 30,000 acres in Utah, the Bonneville Salt Flats are both a beautiful landscape and the perfect place to push a car to its limits. The history of the Bonneville Speedway began in 1907, when a Pierce-Arrow drove across the flats to test its driveability. This soon drew the attention of racers everywhere looking

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