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3 Performance Advantages of Diesel Engines

Compared to gas engines, diesel motors are far less mainstream, mostly appearing under the hoods of work trucks and heavy-duty equipment. But as automakers more readily realize the performance advantages of diesel engines and continue to advance fuel technology, diesel doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Interested in which areas diesel rides beat out […]

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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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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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Five Engine Design Improvements Important to Auto Technicians

Technology keeps the automotive industry evolving, which in turn changes the way automotive technicians work on vehicles. With the new, innovative, and efficient ways engines are being built, it’s important that aspiring technicians take note of the evolution of engine design to stay on top of the industry. To help, we’ve listed a few ways […]

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The Keys to Unlocking Engine Performance

The modern internal-combustion engine is – at its heart – an intricate balance of specific events. Intake, enrichment, compression, ignition and exhaust all act in harmony to efficiently produce power. When these events all happen in the correct order – and in the right balance – the engine will run smoothly. Even minor inconsistencies can […]

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All-Season Tires Versus High Performance Tires

Tire quality plays a huge part in vehicle performance, and there are different types of tires for different vehicle needs. If you have a family sedan and you live in a four-season region, you’ll need all-season tires. If you simply want to improve the speed of your car, you need to get high performance tires […]

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4 Steps To The Best Off-Road Tires Of Your Life!

Off-road tires are one of the greatest inventions ever for people who like to travel in rugged terrain, but let’s face it… not everyone knows how to install these tires or even which tires will meet their needs (which drastically reduces the efficiency of the final product). Fortunately, as part of diesel mechanic training, you […]

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