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tips for improving your gas mileage

Tips for Improving Your Gas Mileage

Gas is expensive, so it’s important to get the most mileage per gallon possible. It will not only save you money, but it’s also better for the environment. And if you think there’s not much you can do to increase your gas mileage – other than getting a new car – you’re mistaken. We’ve assembled some helpful tips below to

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how often should you detail your car

How Often Should You Detail Your Car?

How Often Should You Detail Your Car? Anyone passionate about their car knows that it’s good to get their car detailed regularly, but what exactly does detailing entail and why is it important? And how often should you get it done? Let’s explore all the details about detailing. Exterior Detailing Exterior detailing focuses on getting the exterior of your car

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Must have supplies for any car enthusiast

Must-Have Supplies for Any Car Enthusiast

If you love your vehicle and being out on the open road, you must be prepared for any situation you may find yourself in. Read on to learn about the must-have supplies you should keep in your car so you’re ready for anything. Tire Pressure Gauge This inexpensive little gadget can help you check that your tires are all at

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A day in the life of an hvac-r technician

A Day in the Life of an HVAC-R Technician

With the state of the world recently, it’s safe to say that a lot of people have had to consider what makes an “essential worker” – essential. But most would likely agree that the skilled HVAC technicians keeping people comfortable in some of the craziest times, definitely meet the description. It’s also safe to say that a lot of people

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A day in the life of a marine technician

A Day in the Life of a Marine Technician

You love all things water and boat related. Your idea of an ideal work environment is so not in an office. You’d like to fix the boat in the song – row, row, row your boat, because – why row when you can motor! If you said yes to all of the above, a career as a marine technician might

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A Day in the Life of an Automotive Technician

A Day in the Life of an Automotive Technician

It’s almost impossible to fathom what the world would be like without the invention of the automobile. Considering the global production of automobiles is nearly 92 million vehicles annually, it’s easy to see why skilled automotive technicians are important to the auto industry. After all, someone has to keep the wheels turning and the engines humming. But what’s it really

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A Day in the life of a diesel technician

A Day in the Life of a Diesel Technician

Before we dive into what a day in the life of a diesel technician is like, we should probably begin with what it is a diesel technician actually does. If you’re already the engine-savvy, mechanically inclined type, you probably have a good idea but suffice it to say that diesel engines – are the backbone of industries ranging from construction and

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What Self-Driving Cars Mean for the Auto Industry

Only a few short decades ago, the idea of driverless cars seemed like something conjured up out of a Steven Spielberg or George Lucas movie. Strictly speaking, self-driving technology has been around for quite some time and began with the invention of standard automobile features like cruise control. Fast forward to 2020, and cars that drive themselves (A.K.A. autonomous vehicles)

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top 5 careers for car lovers

The Top Five Careers for Car Lovers

You might be surprised by how many different careers for car lovers there are in the automotive industry. There are people who love cars. And there are people who eat, breathe and sleep cars, with an enthusiasm that rivals a five-year old’s excitement on Christmas morning. If you belong to the second group, you probably even fantasize about a career

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power to weight ratio

Power to Weight Ratio and How it Affects Performance

The simplest way to describe how a car’s power to weight ratio affects performance could be summed up in one sentence.  The heavier the load, the more power it takes to move it. Ok, that might be over-simplifying it, but you get the picture. But since power to weight ratio is such a (no pun intended,) driving force for so

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