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how is the vehicle shortage in the US affecting auto mechanics

How is the Vehicle Shortage in the US Affecting Auto Mechanics?

If you’ve thought about buying a new or used car recently, you likely have run into some unpleasant surprises. Car prices have skyrocketed recently due to limited inventory, supply chain issues and high demand. The pandemic set off a chain reaction of events: manufacturing delays and dwindling supplies meant fewer new cars could be built, demand increased, and prices climbed.

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top 5 worst concept cars of all time

Top 5 Worst Concept Cars of All Time

Concept cars – usually revealed at major car shows – are typically protypes to show off new technologies and to gauge consumer interest in innovative, futuristic designs. Concept cars that get a lot of favorable buzz may eventually make it into production (after rounds of design changes for safety and regulatory compliance), but others have ended up in the junkheap

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4 simple tricks to help your car last longer

4 Simple Tricks to Help Your Car Last Longer

Your vehicle is your pride and joy; you love your car or truck and want to ensure it lasts as long as possible, while also avoiding costly repairs. We got your back. Remember the most important thing is to regularly get your car serviced and maintained. If you are mechanically inclined and passionate about your ride, you may want to

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Tips for road tripping with a dog

Tips for Road Tripping with a Dog

If you’re thinking of heading out on a cross-country road trip and you want to bring your canine best friend along, there are several things you should do to prepare before you and your dog hit the open road. Here are some helpful tips to ensure that you and your pup both enjoy the ride. Check with your vet Take

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RV sales roar during the pandemic

RV Sales Soar During Pandemic

Now, in the second summer of the COVID-19 pandemic, RV sales continue to rise at an unprecedented pace with no end in sight. Many Americans, eager to travel after being stuck at home, have realized that RVs offer a safe and comfortable way for them to explore the country. In fact, as more workers become remote and are no longer

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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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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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