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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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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 Latest in Marine Engine Technology

The world of marine engines is always evolving to produce propulsion methods that exceed expectations. Just like in the automotive world, each year there’s a new innovation as far as how marine engines are designed and built. So now that we’re a couple of months into 2015, what’s new this year in the marine engine […]

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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’ll want to get high-performance tires which […]

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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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Best Spots For Off-Roading Near the Poconos

Training to become a certified automotive repair tech can be hard work.  Whether you’re interested, or actually involved in diesel engine repair training, high performance engine or collision repair—sometimes having a little fun is needed. For techs who also participate in off-roading, or have clients that do, it can be helpful to know the best […]

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Top Spots For Off-Roading Near Philadelphia

Off-roading is extremely exciting, whether you are a diesel technician that knows a great deal about vehicles and their inner workings or simply someone that has a passion for engines and roads. Philadelphia is a great city with numerous exciting attractions, but not everyone knows that Philadelphia is also in close proximity to some excellent […]

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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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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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