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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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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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overlanding all about the new craze

Overlanding – All About the New Craze

If you’re the adventurous type but also have a love of tricked out vehicles – you may be familiar with the new craze known as Overlanding, although new may be an overstatement. While the – going off the grid to explore the unexplored– may be experiencing a surge in popularity,it’s not new. Exploration has been a part of the human race

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