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What Jaguar’s Mood-Sensing AI Means for Car Mechanics in Training

July 25, 2019

As an aspiring auto mechanic, you love cars, and you probably love driving them. That said, stress is an inevitable part of driving, and it can get to us as much as we try to hide it—whether because of construction, running late, heavy traffic, or any other annoyance on the road. Luckily, one of the

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A Look at the 2019 Nissan Micra, for Students in Auto Mechanic Training

June 20, 2019

The Nissan Micra is one of Canada’s two most affordable new cars, closely matched by the Chevrolet Spark. But the price point isn’t the major sell for this compact vehicle, as its features make it a convenient, efficient, and comfortable choice for an everyday car—and in some cases, a race car (but more on that

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How Auto Mechanic Training Can Help You Prevent Wheel Separations

March 28, 2019

Wheel separations pose a serious danger to motorists. When a wheel separates from a car or truck on a highway, for example, it can roll or bounce at nearly the same speed as the vehicle it’s just detached from—becoming a loose, fast-moving projectile that can easily strike the hood or windshield of other oncoming vehicles.

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Why Automotive College Students Are Excited About the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

January 10, 2019

The upcoming 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will begin on January 19th in Detroit, a city which has a long history with the automotive industry. More commonly known as the Detroit Auto Show, this annual event gives auto companies and manufacturers an opportunity to dazzle buyers with their newest and coolest vehicles and

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Here’s What Students in Automotive Mechanic Courses Need to Know About the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer

November 22, 2018

It’s been more than 10 long years, but the Chevy Blazer is finally back—sort of. Unveiled this summer in Atlanta, the rebooted 2019 Chevrolet Blazer doesn’t actually look anything like the classic K5 Blazer for which it’s named. While that may disappoint those who were hoping to see a tough off-road vehicle, this crossover still

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5 Items that Help You Look the Part at Automotive Technician Training

September 6, 2018

You might not associate garages and other motoring workshops with dress codes, but it’s even more important to wear the right gear there than in an office environment. The hands-on work carried out by auto mechanics puts them in contact with a lot of rugged, heavy machinery, as well as oils and other products. Suitable

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What Automotive Mechanics Can Learn from Volvo’s Electric Performance Vehicle Polestar 1

July 5, 2018

When it comes to designing a hybrid vehicle with high electric performance standards, Polestar—an offshoot of Volvo—has taken up the charge. The brand competes with companies like Tesla and Daimler, pushing the limits of current technology. Polestar isn’t necessarily aiming for high speeds and intense acceleration, though. Rather, it’s focussing on things like handling, safety,

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