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Why Diesel Will Remain Relevant After the VW Scandal

The Volkswagen scandal has opened the discussion about the effectiveness and efficiency of diesel fuel. This particular case has shown the world that when used in the wrong manner, diesel may not be a viable alternative fuel. However, this ordeal has also shown that emissions standard testing will become tougher to ensure that the right […]

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What Can I Study at Car Mechanic School?

An education from a car mechanic school in Pennsylvania can provide you with the diverse set of skills needed in order to pursue careers in many different areas of today’s automotive industry. An automotive repair school will provide students with a broad range of focuses within the different fields of the industry. Car mechanic schools […]

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5 Common Questions About Automotive Training Schools

If you’re thinking about pursuing your passion by enrolling in an automotive school in Pennsylvania, you’re on your way to an engaging and fulfilling hands-on career. The automotive industry will always need expert technicians to inspect and repair cars, so those who complete their automotive repair school education will be sought after. ATC knows the […]

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Career Paths of Diesel Technology Graduates

For automotive enthusiasts with a strong desire to work on some of the most powerful and complex heavy-duty engines, the diesel field of the automotive industry is compelling. Here at Automotive Training Center (ATC), our engaging and in-depth Diesel Technology program will provide you with valuable information on diesel engines that can prepare you for […]

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The Extraordinary Engine Configurations of 18-Wheelers

The loud, massive 18-wheel trucks you see barreling down the highways, referred to as semi-trucks, play an important role in the transportation of goods and supplies across our country. But to do so, they need powerful engine configurations. ATC’s Diesel Technology course teaches our students the mechanics of diesel engines, such as the ones found […]

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3 Things Employers Look for when Hiring Automotive Technicians

Once you’ve completed your automotive training, you’ll be looking for jobs in the industry to apply for and start your career as an automotive technician. But getting hired can be easier said than done. To prepare you for interviews and meetings with prospective employers, the Automotive Training Center is here to give you some advice. […]

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2014 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

The 2014 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 are two of the best trucks in the market and fierce competitors. Today, if you are shopping for half-ton trucks or are just crazy for diesel technology, there are many trims to go for. The Ram 1500 features 11 models while the Ford F-150 has 10 different models. […]

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Audi vs. BMW: Who Has The Better Diesel Lineup?

Whether or not you’re thinking about diesel technician training, you might be considering a luxury diesel car. Or, maybe you just want to learn more about how these innovative vehicles work. Today’s clean diesel models, including Audi and BMW, offer better gas mileage than any gasoline-powered vehicle on the road. The reason: diesel offers 15% […]

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How To Turn Your Diesel Truck Into A Snow Plow

Those in the Midwest United States survived “snowpocalypse” but the worst of the weather may be yet to come. Whether you want the convenience of being able to plow your own driveway and street, as well as those of your friends’ and neighbors, or you want to earn money to pay off those holiday bills […]

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Top 3 Tips to Make Your Diesel Truck Faster

Diesel trucks are known for their toughness and the amount of torque they provide. If you own or are repairing diesel trucks, most likely you are improving ruggedness, dependability, and the ability to pull heavy loads. That said, this does not mean that getting more speed from your vehicle is a lost cause. (Click to […]

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