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A Look at the 2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition for Students Completing Car Mechanic Training

August 16, 2018

When it comes to relatively affordable cars that are pure fun to drive, the Toyota 86 has carved out a pretty substantial reputation for itself. Among more than a few motorheads, this fun little car is a beloved treasure. That’s not to say that the Toyota 86 leaves no room for improvement. In fact, many

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Why Grads of Auto Training Schools Check for Faulty Gas Caps

May 10, 2018

Gas caps, also called fuel caps, may not seem all that essential, but since they’re responsible for keeping gas in your tank and dirt out of your fuel, they do have a pretty important role to play. Gas caps can also act as a kind of seal, taking stress off the fuel pumps by supporting

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Clutch Replacement Time: Making the Call by Relying on Your Automotive Training

February 1, 2018

Regardless of where you stand in the manual versus automatic transmission divide, if you work in the automotive industry, you need to know how to care for a three-pedaled car. The extra pedal in a vehicle with a stick shift serves a very important purpose, and that is to operate the clutch. Being a serviceable

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Can Online Used Car Sales Take Off? What You Might See in Your Automotive Career

May 18, 2017

When it comes to buying used cars, there are generally three ways to go about it. Buyers can purchase from a used car dealership, a regular dealership, or from a private owner. But what if there was another option? Several companies are attempting to act as the middle man by providing online platforms where buyers

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4 of the World’s Top Auto Shows for Students in Mechanic Training Schools

March 9, 2017

Auto shows are huge events in the automotive industry. Like the Oscars are to movies and the Stanley Cup Playoffs are to hockey fans, auto shows are the industry’s opportunity to pull out all the stops. Whether you’re able to physically attend or not, the weeks following the world’s biggest shows are filled with buzz

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Thinking of Becoming a Mechanic? 3 Ways a Car’s Climate Control Differs From Air Conditioning

February 2, 2017

Apart from a handful of weeks with perfect weather, drivers often struggle to maintain a comfortable temperature in their cars. Often, they’ll turn to blasting the heat in winter, cranking the AC in summer, or suffering through whatever weather there is in hopes of getting better fuel economy. Fortunately, newer cars are starting to come

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Taking Car Mechanic Training? 4 Interesting Facts About The Hyundai Genesis G90

February 18, 2016

The first model from Hyundai’s new luxury brand has arrived. The G90—which will be called the EQ900 in Korea—made its official North American debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, as the first Hyundai to bear the new Genesis marque. The automaker is hoping to provide an alternative to the likes of BMW and Mercedes

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[Infographic]: Common Interview Mistakes for Auto School Grads to Avoid

February 12, 2016

It’s no secret that grads with car mechanic training are in demand. Auto sales across Canada are at an all-time high, and retiring Baby Boomers are leaving positions open for the taking. There are already more jobs for car mechanics than there are workers to fill them. However, even though there are plenty of jobs

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The ABCs of Engine Block Repair for Students in Mechanic Training Schools

December 3, 2015

Engine block repair has become increasingly important in car mechanics in recent years. The thin wall casting and high operating temperatures in many modern engines means that cracks are a much more common occurrence. Additionally, where previously it was often cheaper to replace a head than repair a crack, finding rebuildable cylinder heads for late

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