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Advantages of an Auto Detailing Career

August 14, 2014

Advantages of an Auto Detailing Career Professionals in auto detailing are extremely valuable to car dealerships and garages. With the right products, tricks and techniques, they can transform low-value cars and trucks into reconditioned vehicles ready for sale. If you’ve ever wondered why all the used cars in a lot look perfect and clean, it’s

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Check Out these Transmission Trends If You’re a Mechanic School Student

July 31, 2014

It wasn’t that long ago that automatic transmissions were introduced in cars across the country. This game-changing innovation made vehicles much easier to driver, as shifting gears was now done automatically. Today, consumers have the choice between manual and automatic transmissions, and though automatic is a much more popular option, there are still plenty of

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Carbon Fibre Autobodies – Repair or Replace?

June 19, 2014

There are no shortage of exciting developments in the automotive world these days, as we’re more focused than ever on making cars stronger, faster, and more environmentally friendly. This has led to tons of exciting developments like smart cars, self driving cars, hybrid vehicles and much more. One of the most exciting up and coming

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Thirty Years of BMW’s M5

May 22, 2014

Thirty years ago, BMW introduced the first M5, the fastest production sedan in the world at the time. Over the years, the BMW M5 has been the darling of countless car aficionados, professionals with auto mechanic training and students in mechanic school. To mark this landmark anniversary, BMW has launched a special edition of the

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Careers as an Automotive Service Advisor

May 15, 2014

The Automotive Service Advisor serves as a bridge between the customer and the team of professionals with Auto Mechanic Training executing repairs and inspections. Their main function is to guide clients, by providing estimates of costs as well as the time needed for repairs and helping them decide what work should be done on the

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A Brief History of the Automotive Industry

May 8, 2014

A Brief History of the Automotive Industry No invention transformed the everyday life of North Americans in the twentieth century more than the automobile. Although European engineers had been tinkering with motor powered vehicles since the late 1700’s and the technology for the automobile existed in the 19th century, it took Henry Ford to make the vehicles

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Repair Challenges for Hybrid Vehicles

April 10, 2014

Repair Challenges for Hybrid Vehicles During Mechanic SchoolSince their introduction to the market several years ago, electric and hybrid cars have been under hard scrutiny. Critics feared the cars would be costly and problematic at the level of parts and maintenance, but so far, these fears have proven unfounded. Air filters, for example, need to be changed

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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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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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