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3 Vehicles That Students in Automotive Training Will Say Farewell to in 2019

January 31, 2019

There are many reasons why a car model is discontinued. Trends can change over time, or an unpopular design can doom a car from the start. Sometimes consumer tastes just shift, turning even once-popular cars into unwanted has-beens. The general consumer outlook for 2019 is that the public preference is shifting from passenger cars like

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The Pros and Cons of Stop-Start Technology Explained for Students in Automotive Repair Training

December 20, 2018

Stop-start technology is one of the most hotly debated topics among car owners today. If you’ve never encountered stop-start tech before, here’s how it works: whenever a vehicle with stop-start tech is stationary or idling, such as in stop-and-go traffic or at a red light, the engine automatically shuts off. When the driver releases their

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Are Telematics Systems Worth It? A Fresh Perspective to Consider Before an Automotive Career

December 28, 2017

From recommending nearby restaurants to providing potentially lifesaving services in emergency situations, telematics systems are transforming the driving experience, and pushing the limits of what vehicles can do. However, although these systems are becoming increasingly common, they are not cheap. While car owners will usually get a certain period of free service with new purchases,

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How the Airbag Became a Life-Saving Standard in Vehicles: A History Lesson for Students in Auto Training School

August 31, 2017

There are certain safety features in vehicles that are so important it’s hard to imagine a time when people were willing to drive without them. Airbags, in particular, have made a huge impact on vehicle safety since they were invented just over 65 years ago. According to estimates from the Canada Safety Council, airbags reduce

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Rumours About the New Nissan Leaf: What Can Students in Automotive Repair Training Expect From This EV?

August 10, 2017

The Nissan Leaf is a staple vehicle in the electric vehicle (EV) sector. Since being introduced in the United States at the end of 2010 and in Canada in 2011, Nissan has sold over 250,000 Leafs, making it one of the highest-selling electric cars in history. Despite its popularity, the Nissan Leaf has only received

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Students in Automotive Repair Training: Discover the New Luxury Car Brand, Genesis!

December 22, 2016

The original Hyundai Genesis at the 2015 Miami International Auto Show Audi, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, and Lexus are all brands that come to mind when it comes to luxury vehicles. It’s also safe to assume most people don’t associate the Hyundai brand with luxury. In fact, its most expensive and luxurious car is the Hyundai

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Pros With Car Repair Training Weigh in: 3 Ways Car Maintenance Has Changed Over Time

October 6, 2016

Car maintenance is a big expense in many households, so it may come as a surprise that cars nowadays actually need less maintenance than was necessary in the past. The main difference? Cars of old had many different parts that wore out semi-regularly, whereas modern cars have fewer parts as well as some new technology

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4 Coolest Cars from the 1980s that Car Repair Training Students Should See

June 9, 2016

If you could have a garage filled with automobiles from any era, what era would you chose? The following cars make a great case for the 1980s to be your decade of choice. As Japanese cars began to gain a major foothold in the Western world, car styles, prices and performances were forever altered, and

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