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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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The New Fisker Ocean Electric Crossover for Students in Auto Mechanic School

January 16, 2020

It’s no question that sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the automotive industry – just look at Henrik Fisker’s ultra-eco friendly electric crossover. It’s practically recyclable! Well, not exactly. But the interior is made from primarily recycled material, including carpets created from fishing nets that the company removed from the ocean. But what other features

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Starting Auto Mechanic School? Learn About How Cars Gather Data in 2020

January 9, 2020

Cars are getting smarter. In fact, some cars have had onboard computers for over twenty years. For example, GM introduced its OnStar service in 1996. Decades later, consumers and privacy advocates are starting to pay more attention to how cars collect data and what is done with it. Similar to our smart phones and apps,

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Want to Go to Auto Mechanic College in 2020? Here’s How to Manage the Transition

January 2, 2020

If you have been out of school for a long time, or if you are going from high school to college, the idea can be both intimidating and exciting. However, when you know you enjoy working on cars and you’re headed to a program that will help you become a car mechanic, the transition might

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Car Mechanics Should Know This List of the Greatest Cartoon Automobiles

December 26, 2019

As the weather grows colder, there’s nothing like curling up with an old cartoon and a cup of nostalgia. If you’re a car buff, you may base your ‘toon choices at least partly on how cool the cars are. Who can blame you? The fantasy world of animation allows for some pretty crazy vehicles. Whether

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A Guide to What Happens to Car Sales in the Winter If You’re in Automotive School

December 19, 2019

Buying a new car in the wintertime isn’t necessarily something many people want to do, and for good reason. While spring and fall are both typically high seasons for automotive sales, those sales tend to plummet to their lowest levels between December and February. However, there’s reason to believe that winter can do auto manufacturers

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A History of Luxury Cars for Auto Mechanic School Students

December 12, 2019

Today the standards for what makes a vehicle luxurious seem to be shifting. There are brands like BMW, Mercedes, and Audi that are known as luxury brands, but these companies also sell relatively affordable models. Meanwhile, other brands like Rolls-Royce or Bugatti are undeniably luxurious in every way. The history of luxury cars is as

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