Category: Automotive

spark plugs

Spark Plugs: Problems and Solutions

Out of all the moving parts that make a car run, it’s safe to say that spark plugs are one of the most important. After all, it’s the spark that ignites the fuel in a gasoline combustion engine and without it you’re going nowhere. So, understanding how your spark plugs work and how to maintain them, is pretty crucial. To

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5 Reasons Why the Automotive Industry Might Be for You

When you were 7 years old, you tried to put wheels on your sister’s Easy-Bake Oven. By the time you were 10, you were disassembling her blow dryer and taking the vacuum cleaner apart. At 14, your dad was asking you to fix the motor on the lawn mower. Which you did. Yes, it’s safe to say, that some people

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World’s Fastest Cars

A love for fast cars might not always make sense to the average driver. Especially when you consider the maximum speed limit around the world averages around 75 mph, with only two no speed-limit areas in the entire world;

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What are IIHS ratings and why are they important?

The average consumer has a lot to think about when it’s time for a new vehicle. Sedan or SUV? 4-cylinder or 6? What is the most important question to ask about your new ride? How safe is this pile of metal and rubber? Sure, the salesman says it’s safer than a baby-bird wrapped in bubble-wrap. But how do you find

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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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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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