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Safety Features to Look for In Your New Car

Safety doesn’t happen by accident. This is especially true in the automotive industry. Safety is a driving force for both auto manufacturers and consumers. How safe a vehicle is can be the deciding factor for many car buyers. If you’re shopping for a new ride, here are some safety features you’ll want to look out for. Must have features Most

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Headlights 101

If you’ve ever driven on winding country roads without street lights, you understand exactly why good headlights are so important. Let’s face it, driving comes with enough hazards already. So, the last thing you need are poor headlights limiting your visibility. To shed a little light on the subject, we decided to take a look at the world of headlight

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Why We Need Diesel Technicians in Our Lives

It’s not an understatement to say that our economy, infrastructure, and nearly every aspect of our daily lives is affected by the world of diesel technology. If that statement surprises you, consider the actual global impact diesel technology has on the world, or maybe instead think about what the world would be like without it. In a culture of convenience

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Basic “Under The Hood” Car Care Maintenance

Even if you don’t happen to be one of those people who prefer to DIY their way through life, there are some basics every driver should know when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Let’s face it, even in a world filled with cell phones and roadside assistance, there may be a time when knowing how to change a flat tire

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Changing a Tire 101

Few things can deflate your day faster than one of the four wheels deflating under you. Most of us have been there. You know, on the side of the road, hoping you have a cell phone signal and that there’s still a spare in your trunk. That is if you actually know how to change a tire. If you don’t,

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Truck Drivers; The People Driving (Literally) Our Economy Forward

It’s safe to say that when it comes to driving the U.S. economy, few industries have had as great an impact as the commercial truck driving industry. It’s also an industry whose importance, not to mention the importance of the nearly 3.5 million professional truck drivers across the nation – is often, surprisingly overlooked. This past September, American Trucking Association

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A Day In The Life Of An Automotive Technician

In our fast-paced mobile world, it’s hard to imagine what life would be like without the invention responsible for making it a mobile world – the automobile. And with a reported 73+ million passenger vehicles produced worldwide in 2017 alone, it’s safe to say automobiles not only changed the world, they continue to be a core component of our daily

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Electric Cars-Are they really our future and what we should know?

To many people, the advent of the electric car (EV) might seem like a brave new world of advanced technology. But the EV has actually been around since the late 1800’s and was invented prior to Henry Ford’s gasoline-powered Model T. Unfortunately, for inventor William Morrison, the cost for the Model T was drastically less than the EV which could 

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What does the TPMS light mean?

When the dreaded engine light or any light we don’t recognize comes on in your car, it can incite a feeling of panic. Fortunately, it’s not always a bad thing and later model cars are equipped with a variety of alert lights and sensors that can help prevent issues before they happen to your vehicle. Over the past two decades,

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