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How Do You Care for a Vintage Car? What Those in Auto Mechanic School Should Know

September 10, 2020

There’s something unmatched about cruising around in a piece of history. People have all kinds of reasons for getting a vintage vehicle—maybe it reminds them of the old days, or a car a relative had once upon a time. Some have an appreciation for a certain era in automotive history, while others love the vintage

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What Those in Automotive Trade Schools Should Know About the 2021 Audi e-tron GT

September 3, 2020

The EV market is where it’s at in today’s auto industry, and many of the major car manufacturers have been doing their best to give Tesla a run for its money. Audi is no exception, and aims to please with its third production EV – one of a fleet of 20 new electric car designs

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A Quick Intro to Car Air Filters for Those Interested in Automotive College

August 27, 2020

Checking a car’s air filters is an important part of routine car maintenance—right alongside rotating the tires, checking the oil, and topping up the washer fuild. On average, air filters will be changed every 19,000 to 24, 000 km, depending on the car owner’s manual and on the type of air filter in question Why?

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What Car Repair Experts Need to Know About Spark Plugs

August 20, 2020

Big things can come in a small package. Spark plugs may be fairly smallish in size, but they play a major role in helping cars operate efficiently and move from point A to B. By sending signals to generate sparks within the combustion chamber, spark plugs can help the car’s fuel be burned smoothly and

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Interested in Automotive College? Here’s How to Get a Car Ready for a Road Trip

August 13, 2020

The most important part of a road trip isn’t simply the journey—it’s the car being used on it. Any vehicle being taken for long drives will need to be in good shape in order to do so, and can have its lifespan extended in the process. When it comes to getting a car ready for

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What Everyone in Automotive College Should Know About Jaguar Land Rover’s Touchless Touchscreen

August 6, 2020

The future is here—and Jaguar is fully embracing it. British automaker Jaguar Land Rover has developed an intriguing new technology for its vehicles, and is developing it in collaboration with the University of Cambridge. Their new touchless touchscreens, known at present as “predictive touch” technology, are built to anticipate what the driver might choose on

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Top 4 Pickup Trucks of 2020 for Those in Automotive College

July 30, 2020

With any pickup truck, you’ll want one with an excellent towing capacity, bed length, and engine. You’ll also want one with a heavy payload, plenty of torque, and an impeccable fuel economy. These 2020 pickups do the job admirably. Whether needed for work or off-roading purposes, you can hardly go wrong with any of the

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Thinking About Car Mechanics Training? Here’s How Timing Belts Work

July 23, 2020

When it comes to cars, timing is everything — and a timing belt makes sure an engine is timed to perfection. A central part of any internal combustion engine, a timing belt helps to ensure the crankshaft and camshaft operate smoothly and turn in conjunction with one another. By doing this, the vehicle’s engine can

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Enrolled in Mechanics School? Here’s What the Car of the Future Could Look Like

July 16, 2020

When it comes to the automotive industry, innovation is the name of the game. With that in mind, what might cars of the near and distant future look like? There are many ways they can evolve, and ways that will ensure they look vastly different from modern cars as we currently know them. Although making

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The Importance of Shock Absorbers Explained for Students in Automotive College

July 9, 2020

Shock absorbers are devices that help drivers take better control of their cars by absorbing and dampening the impact of uneven surfaces. There is typically at least one on every car tire.  When working properly, they help drivers gain control over their steering and overall stability, make sure they can brake safely, and keep tires

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