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Car Computer Systems: A Brief Guide for Those Considering Automotive School

August 26, 2021

Car computer systems are responsible for ensuring that a vehicle’s engine runs efficiently, and that the car is safe to operate. Made up of an advanced network of sensors and microprocessors, car computer systems control a variety of mechanical systems within a vehicle, utilizing advanced technologies to communicate. While prior to the 1980s, computer systems

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Exploring Auto Mechanic Careers? Top Skills Needed to Work in Transport Operations

June 17, 2021

Within the transportation and logistics field, professionals work to move goods from the warehouse to wherever they need to go, whether that’s by road or sea. Transportation specialists have extensive knowledge of the logistical aspects of transportation process, and they’re responsible for coordinating the movement of items in line with scheduling and industry regulations. If

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Considering Car Mechanic Training? Here’s What to Look For in Diagnostic Tools

September 19, 2019

There was a point in time when mechanics would open up the hood of a car and rely entirely on their own know-how to pinpoint issues. Luckily, with technology this task is a little bit easier nowadays. In addition to visual inspections and on-road tests, mechanics can use diagnostic tools to assess vehicles and diagnose

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Career Opportunities After Service Advisor Training: What It’s Like Working as a Service Manager

April 5, 2018

Have you ever wondered who holds the responsibility for maintaining customer satisfaction with an automotive shop or the service department of a dealership? That role falls to auto service managers. In addition to keeping clientele happy, this position holds a number of key managerial responsibilities. These include, for example, managing a marketing plan, a budget,

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[Infographic] What Will Cars Be Like in 2040?

March 7, 2017

Infographic: What Will Cars Be Like in 2040? Vehicle technology has changed drastically over the past few decades. From power windows, to heated seats, built-in GPS systems, and most recently the addition of Wi-Fi, music streaming, and backup cameras, it seems the possibilities for future auto technology are endless. It’s an exciting time for students

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3 Ways Automotive Schools Help You Advance Your Career

January 26, 2017

3 Ways Automotive Schools Help You Advance Your Career For anyone looking to pursue an automotive career, attending automotive school is the first step to take. Not only is a good school program essential to providing you with the right qualifications, but it also comes with a few other added benefits as well. Whether you

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Infographic: The Auto Pro’s Guide to Commercial Trucks

September 18, 2015

Commercial trucks play a significant role in our economy. In fact, businesses of all sizes depend on the trucking industry to deliver their products across the nation quickly and efficiently. Students enrolled in automotive schools will discover that the trucking industry is responsible for a large majority of freight shipment—more so than any other mode

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You’ll Never Believe What Lexus’ Heartbeat Can Do

August 27, 2015

A total triumph in auto innovation, Lexus has developed technology you could only have dreamed of. Their latest project lets them directly translate a driver’s heartbeat into a striking electro-luminescent display across the bodywork of their newest concept car. The Lexus Heartbeat, a one-off RC-F high-performance coupe, is engineered with world-class mechanics that connect a

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2016 Ford Escape to be Equipped with an All-New Sync 3 System

June 11, 2015

Auto lovers might remember when Ford unveiled its new Sync 3 infotainment system late last year. Well, the auto manufacturer has recently announced that it will finally be launching this new technology within a select few of its 2016 models—including the Ford Escape. What this means is that the automaker will finally have to say

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General Motors and the Fine Print of Vehicle Ownership

May 28, 2015

Since the early days when Ford first rolled out their Model T, it’s been understood that once a car is bought, it’s yours. Lately, GM’s been claiming that this is actually untrue. According to the major auto manufacturer, paying tens of thousands of dollars for a GM car is more of a licensing agreement per

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