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What Does 3D Printing Bring to the Automotive Industry?

In the last decade, 3D printing has started to make it mainstream! Used to create three-dimensional objects from digital instructions from a computer, this modern technology has sped up the manufacturing processes of many different industries. What are the benefits of 3D printing specifically when it comes to the automotive space? Just how far away […]

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Top 5 High-Performance Sports Cars

Automakers operate on an accelerated schedule. As you read this, designers are drawing up concept cars that will take shape two, three, or even five years from now! At Automotive Training Center (ATC), we love staying up-to-date on those hi-performance vehicles that really push industry boundaries and inspire tomorrow’s latest and greatest models. So, with […]

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How Close Are We to Driverless Cars?

When we think of the far-off future, many of us envision a Jetsons-type scene, the most striking element being a flurry of flying cars buzzing around. And while flying cars may not be on the horizon just yet, there’s no doubt that the automotive industry is advancing at a rapid pace. Recent tech advancements that […]

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7 Practical Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers

Last year, Automotive Training Center (ATC) brought you 10 great auto stocking stuffers for the auto lovers and everyday drivers closest to you. This season, we came back to add a few picks that car enthusiasts and new car owners would be excited to see under the tree. Check them out below! GPS system: Chances […]

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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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Beyond Changing Oil: The Advanced Skills You’ll Develop at an Auto Training School

A common stigma is that automotive training school will only teach students the basics of mechanic responsibilities. However, the comprehensive hands-on career training at a private post-secondary automotive training school goes far beyond teaching you how to change a car or truck’s oil. We want to make sure that you’re not confused as to where […]

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Straight as an Arrow: How Technicians Operate an Alignment System

One of the exciting responsibilities of an automotive technician is making sure that a vehicle’s alignment is straight so a driver can experience precise and safe control and handling on the road. Commonly part of a routine service appointment, this procedure is an important one, placing a lot of emphasis on a technician to perform […]

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The Types of Boats Marine Technicians Repair

The world of marine service and repair is an exciting and fulfilling one. These careers provide significant perks, such as the location in an ideal climate and the ability to work outside and on the water frequently. But one of the unsung benefits of a career as a marine technician is the being able to […]

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Technician Training 101: How to Flush Brake Fluid

Drivers who care about their vehicles will make an appointment to have their brake fluid flushed. An often-overlooked maintenance step, flushing the brake fluid ensures that a vehicle can stop effectively and keep everyone inside it safe. For that reason, a brake fluid flush needs to be handled properly by an automotive technician. Our automotive […]

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What Does an Engine Dynamometer Do?

Marine and automotive technicians are constantly required to fine-tune engines to ensure that they deliver optimal performance. Engines are crucial to the propulsion of any vehicle or marine vessel, and any issues will leave drivers frustrated and looking for a solution from an experienced technician. One of the many ways that these technicians tune engines […]

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