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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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The Ramifications of Automotive Recalls

September 11, 2014

The 2000s has seen an onset of auto recalls, from Toyota’s 2010 mass recall to the GM Motors recall in 2014, where 28 million vehicles worldwide were reported to have faulty ignitions. If you plan to become a mechanic, there may be recall reparations in your future if you choose to work for a dealership

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Anticipation Growing for Tesla Model X Electric SUV

September 4, 2014

Tesla Motors has unveiled an ultra-modern electric SUV model for spring 2015 production: the Model X. Speculators agree that this luxury SUV will be based off of the company’s incredibly successful Model S, estimated to be priced slightly higher than its current selling value of $69,000 USD. With the SUV market rising by 8% for

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Innovations in the Upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT Design

August 7, 2014

For a long time, contradictory rumours were floating around about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. Some were speculating that the new AMG would be renamed SLC and that Mercedes-Benz would stick with the engine that was powering its 2014 model. In the end, those rumours were unfounded. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is here and

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Discovering the Newest Tire Technologies

July 17, 2014

Over the years, tires have changed more than we may realize. Engineers at some of the top car companies in the world are constantly working on the next generation of tire technology. The goal, of course, is to improve performance and reduce the wear and tear that tires endure as they age. There are a

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Which Cars are Top in Safety?

July 10, 2014

Safety is an ever present concern in the automotive world, and it’s a large part of what drives the ingenuity and innovation of the industry. There are entire auto careers dedicated to developing technologies and systems that will make automobiles safer, and a highly skilled, well-trained individual who’s been through auto mechanic training is there

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The Evolution of Convertibles

July 3, 2014

The convertible is not only a classic and the perfect vehicle to take out on the road during those warm summer days, it’s also a car that carries a unique history. Engineers have experimented with various models and ideas over the years, creating extremely popular designs as well as epic failures. Did you know, for

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Challenges in Suspension System Maintenance

June 26, 2014

Drop in on any auto mechanic school to start learning how to become a mechanic and you’ll quickly realize that a lot of the wear and tear on a car and, indeed, a lot of the frustrations of car repair have to do with the pesky suspension system. Suspension system maintenance is a tough job,

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3 Top Trends in Automotive Painting

June 12, 2014

Though it might sound simple, colour is often a determining factor when purchasing a car. North American consumers view cars as an extension of their personalities, and so the right colour goes a long way in giving a car the right attitude and feel. With a used car, there are few things as satisfying as

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Mechanic Challenges with Diesel Engines

May 29, 2014

The diesel engine delivers more power, and is more efficient and durable than gasoline-burning engines. Diesel engines usually power trucks, buses and heavy vehicles, but can also occasionally be found in pickups and other work trucks. If you’d like to become a mechanic who specializes in diesel engines, you’ll need auto mechanic training with a

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