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A Brief History of the Automotive Industry

May 8, 2014

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 truly accessible to the public. Ford came

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The 2014 World Car of the Year Awards

April 24, 2014

The brand-new Audi A3, the premium compact produced by the German automaker Audi, is the 2014 World Car of the Year. This is the second overall title for Audi in the ten year history of the World Car of the Year Awards, as the Audi A6 won the inaugural overall title in 2005. The third generation of the Audi

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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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Spring Tune-up Tips

March 13, 2014

The smell of spring is in the air! With winter fading quickly from memory, many of us are starting to plan ahead for long trips and dream vacations. Before hitting the road and leaving town, it’s important to remember that the winter wasn’t easy on your vehicle. You should perform a full inspection, to make

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Career Opportunities for an Automotive Business Manager

March 6, 2014

The automotive industry is projected to reach a value of $5.1 trillion by 2015. It employs millions worldwide, in roles ranging from manufacturing to sales. So where do you fit in this growth? If you have personality, drive, a passion for customer service and would love to tackle the challenge of steering an automotive dealership

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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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3 Top Career Opportunities for an Automotive Technician

February 13, 2014

If you are looking for a stable career that offers plenty of room for advancement, the automotive industry is a great place to start. Vehicles are a necessary part of daily life, and in many countries the automotive industry is already one of the largest industrial employers. According to the International Energy Agency the worldwide

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How the Canada-EU Free Trade Deal Could Change the Auto Industry

February 6, 2014

Image SourceCanada’s auto sector could be in for some absolutely gargantuan changes soon, as a result of a new and wide-ranging free-trade deal with the European Union. Aside from affecting the import and export of many different types of products such as prescription drugs, cheese and beef, automobiles are among one of the hottest-button issues.

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