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3 Famous Car Designers and How they got Started

While car designers aren’t A-list celebrities by any stretch of the imagination, millions of people appreciate their work each year, including many aspiring automotive technicians. Take a look at how three of the most famous car designers in the world got their start in the automotive industry. Peter Schreyer Born in West Germany, Schreyer attended […]

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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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D.C. Wheels: Cars of the Washington Power Brokers

Remember Scott Brown, who rode his ‘05 GMC Canyon pickup to the Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy? He wasn’t the only politician identified by his choice of wheels, nor the only one who choice was a truck. Former Senator Fred Thompson, a lobbyist and an actor best known for his role in TV’s […]

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Audi TT Ultra Concept: The Lightness of Being

At this year’s Wörthersee Tour, Audi waged war on excess weight, with a special version of its TT 2.0 TFSI Coupe. The Audi TT Ultra Quattro Concept shed 95 pounds from its body through the use of carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP), fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP) and magnesium for much of its components. The Concept is 220 […]

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