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Today’s Best Android and iPhone Car Apps

With the release of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, today’s newest rides come with supreme smartphone integration already built into their dashboards. What do you do if your car isn’t equipped with a recent-year infotainment suite or navigation system? To help you out, Automotive Training Center (ATC) rounded up our picks for today’s best Android […]

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Review & Outlook: 2017 Diesel Cars & SUVs

Today’s auto makers that want to stay competitive in their respective markets are differentiating their engine lineups with the addition of a durable, fuel-efficient, and powerful competitor to gas: diesel. As diesel continues to pick up steam, countless models (even some you wouldn’t necessarily expect) are taking advantage of diesel’s performance benefits. We did some research […]

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Your Windshield Repair and Replacement Guide

From acting as your main visibility pane to holding together the integrity of the vehicle, your car’s windshield plays a major role in keeping your drives safe. But, after many seasons of harsh weather or an unlucky meeting with a rogue construction pebble on the highway, cracked windshields can happen. Has your windshield started to […]

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Should You Use Aftermarket Auto Parts or OEM Parts for Your Next Car Project?

DIY auto enthusiasts are certainly no strangers to the performance advantages of aftermarket auto parts, but manufacturer-made parts also bring their own unique benefits. When you start a new project in the shop, do you consider both aftermarket and OEM parts or just automatically go for one over the other? For your next car project, […]

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Why Wax Your Car? Answers from a Collision Repair Technician

Summer’s nice weather makes washing your car much less of a chore. But how likely are you to follow your car wash session by applying a restorative layer of wax? Is waxing your car really worth the extra time and effort? For expert-level answers, we took these questions up with our Collision Reconditioning Technology students […]

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Steel vs. Aluminum: 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2016 Ford F-150

Back in 2014, Ford unveiled its newly remodeled light-duty F-150 with an added emphasis on the light, as it sported a completely new all-aluminum body construction. Shedding hundreds of pounds from its well-known pickup frame, the 2015 F-150’s aluminum run has been a success, giving its class counterparts from Chevy, Ram, and GMC a serious […]

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