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How Supercars Get from 0 to 60 mph in Under 3 Seconds

One of the main selling points of a high-performance vehicle or supercar is how fast it can go from 0 to 60 mph. For car buyers with money to spend, the faster the better. From an automotive technician standpoint, however, it’s not all about which car goes the fastest but how the fastest cars can […]

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Dissecting the Dodge Charger’s Hellcat Engine

The brand-new Dodge Charger changes the way that we perceive the sedan vehicle class. While the stigma for sedans is that they’re slow, bulky, and built primarily as commuter vehicles or for taking the kids to school, the Dodge Charger shatters those expectations and gives drivers the thrill of 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of […]

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Top Career Opportunities for the Automotive High-Performance Technology Graduate

Have you looked under the hood of any car made in the last five years? Under the hood, a modern car looks nothing like the cars of a few years ago. This is due to the fact that the automotive world is merging with the high-tech world more and more. Understanding computers is becoming an essential […]

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‘The Great Gatsby’: The Amazing Autos of the 1920’s and ’30s

When director Baz Luhrmann decided to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby, hetook certain liberties to bring the story to the screen. He shot in 3-D, commissioned a hip-hop-inflected soundtrack from Jay-Z and steered some plot points into what he thought to be more compelling directions. When it came to the 1920’s […]

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