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Two coaching groups merge

Auto Service World

The Institute for Automotive Business Excellence announced a merger Herzberg Smith & Co. Michael Herzburg Smith will join, Jimmy Lea as part of the institute leadership’s team as the chief strategy officer. He will spearhead the company’s expansion programs, fostering … The post Two coaching groups merge appeared first on Auto Service World.

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Vehicle Repaired In Joe’s Garage To Be Donated

Tomorrow's Technician

For the first time in AAPEX history, distributors, manufacturers, tool and equipment providers and service professionals from around the country worked together in Joe’s Garage to service and repair a vehicle on the show floor during the 2023 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas. Now, following the show’s conclusion, a newly repaired 2013 Ford Edge will be donated to a Veteran through the Progressive Keys to Progress Veteran Vehicle Giveaway Program.

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Revolutionizing Car Care: Girls Auto Clinic and RFA Join Forces for a Greener, Knowledgeable Future

Girls Auto Clinic

Shecanics and Friends, I am thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), marking them as the first platinum sponsor for our Car Care Workshop! With their commitment to a greener world, RFA is a perfect partner for Girls Auto Clinic in our journey to empower women through automotive education. Who is RFA?

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A Day In The Life Of A Dent Doctor After Auto Body Training

Automotive Training Centre

The life of a dent doctor, also known as an auto body technician, is a blend of skill, precision, and customer service. Following comprehensive auto body training, these professionals embark on a career path where all days are different. Their expertise lies in repairing the various imperfections and damages a vehicle may endure, focussing mainly on dents ranging from minor door dings to significant collision damages.

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Industry showcases opportunities at Student Aftermarket Day

Auto Service World

The automotive aftermarket was on full display for students of Georgian College’s Automotive Business School of Canada. The annual Student Aftermarket Day hosted by the Young Professionals in Auto Care (YPA) group was held for the first time on campus … The post Industry showcases opportunities at Student Aftermarket Day appeared first on Auto Service World.

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Grinding/Rubbing Noise While Braking At Or Below 10 MPH

Tomorrow's Technician

MODELS 2020-2023 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5 FHEV Some 2020-2023 Escape hybrid vehicles equipped with a 2.5L full hybrid electric vehicle (FHEV) powertrain and 4WD may exhibit a grinding or rubbing noise while braking at or below 10 mph from the front of the vehicle. This may be due to an inadequate gap between the driveshaft and the heat shield. To correct this condition, follow the service procedure to diagnose and position the heat shield away from the driveshaft.

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Authorities believe this Renault Clio Campus was struck by a meteorite

Autoblog: Car News

Filed under: Auto News , Weird Car News , Renault , Space Continue reading Authorities believe this Renault Clio Campus was struck by a meteorite Authorities believe this Renault Clio Campus was struck by a meteorite originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2023 13:25:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Tools businesses are adding to help bottom lines

Auto Service World

More businesses are adding to their digital capabilities, which are boosting their operations and increasing revenue, a new survey has found. Scotiabank’s fourth annual Path to Impact Report noted that 18 per cent of Canadian small business owners reported accelerating … The post Tools businesses are adding to help bottom lines appeared first on Auto Service World.

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'66-'67 Fairlane 427: One of the Rarest, Most Powerful Muscle Cars of Its Era

autoevolution

Though it arrived late to the muscle car party, the 427-powered Fairlane earned its place by becoming one of the rarest, most powerful street-legal models from the golden age of muscle cars. When discussing iconic Ford muscle from the sixties and seventies, most conversations revolve around the numerous high-powered versions of the ( continue reading.

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Stanley mug survives a car fire, so Stanley replaces both mug and car

Autoblog: Car News

Filed under: Video , Weird Car News , Kia , Crossover , SUV Continue reading Stanley mug survives a car fire, so Stanley replaces both mug and car Stanley mug survives a car fire, so Stanley replaces both mug and car originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Nov 2023 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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In Hybrid and Electrical Mechanic Training? Here’s Everything You Should Know About Tesla’s New Safety Features

Automotive Training Centre

The Tesla brand is a leading name in the electric vehicle (EV) industry. For budding hybrid and electric vehicle mechanics, it’s a name you’ll encounter and engage with repeatedly throughout your career. Tesla’s commitment to innovation and evolution has been well documented, and the brand continues to lead the charge with groundbreaking innovations to enhance driver safety.

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Where Lordco opened its newest Alberta store

Auto Service World

Lordco Auto Parts has opened its sixth store in Alberta. The newest one opened its doors last week in Red Deer. Two are located in each of Edmonton and Calgary with a fifth one in Airdrie, just north of Calgary. … The post Where Lordco opened its newest Alberta store appeared first on Auto Service World.

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2025 Audi Q9 Gets Unofficially Revealed as Flagship SUV Towering Above BMW's X7

autoevolution

Looking back at Audi's journey across the rumor mill, we find that an ever-larger crossover SUV has been rumored to arrive as far back as 2014! Back then, the reports were talking about Audi placing its four-ringed badge on the VW up!, and everyone thought they were a bit farfetched. That turned ou. ( continue reading.

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Tesla beats lawsuit claiming it monopolizes repairs, parts

Autoblog: Maintainence

Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Tesla , Maintenance , Ownership , Electric Continue reading Tesla beats lawsuit claiming it monopolizes repairs, parts Tesla beats lawsuit claiming it monopolizes repairs, parts originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2023 08:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Would You Make a Good Emissions Specialist After Auto Mechanic Training? Find Out Here!

Automotive Training Centre

In an age where environmental sustainability shapes global industries, the automotive sector is no exception. With rising concerns over air quality and climate change, the role of an emissions specialist has emerged as both critical and challenging. This position, often pursued after auto mechanic training, is at the forefront of bridging automotive expertise with environmental stewardship.

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Fall EV World is here with a special Q&A

Auto Service World

The Fall issue of EV World is now available for you to read. Flip open the digital edition here and go inside to read what’s on the mind of James Carter, one of the foremost automotive experts in the country. … The post Fall EV World is here with a special Q&A appeared first on Auto Service World.

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Parked for 30 Years Is Amazingly Original

autoevolution

When it comes to the second-generation Chevrolet Chevelle (1968-1972), everyone goes crazy over the 1970 SS 454 LS6. And I totally get it. This model came with Chevrolet's meanest V8 from the golden muscle car era. Loaded with high-performance goodies and rated 450 horsepower, the 454-cubic-inch (7.4-liter) LS6 delivered. ( continue reading.

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Tesla Model X flies over a swimming pool and crashes into a house

Autoblog: Car News

Filed under: Auto News , Green , Weird Car News , Tesla , Electric Continue reading Tesla Model X flies over a swimming pool and crashes into a house Tesla Model X flies over a swimming pool and crashes into a house originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2023 14:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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What Happens When You Blend Powder Coat Colors May Surprise You

Eastwood

There’s a well-told story of how a certain NASCAR racing team named Petty came up with its signature “Petty Blue” hue. The color, created entirely by accident in 1959, has graced decades worth of stock cars wearing the number 43. Essentially they scrounged up whatever leftover paint was laying around to get their car ready in time for the next race.

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Jobber of the Year 2023: It’s always about the people

Auto Service World

Chieftain Auto Parts gives full credit to the people in and around it for its 2023 Jobber of the Year Award The post Jobber of the Year 2023: It’s always about the people appeared first on Auto Service World.

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2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Packs Awesome Looks, Will Hang With Hellcats

autoevolution

Is there a more awesome S197 Mustang than the Shelby GT500? The answer is no, but only when talking about 2013 and 2014 model year cars, because those are the only ones to feature the so-called “Trinity” V8 engine, an underrated masterpiece. It’s an interesting story, actually. When the S197 Shelby GT500 was first introduced, it came with a 5.4-liter Triton V8, which was only good for 500 horsepower.

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Advanced Technology Institute Named to ‘Best for Vets: Colleges’ List

Advanced Technology Institute

Military-affiliated ATI faculty and staff attend a Veterans Day ceremony at nearby ECPI University. Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) is pleased to announce its inclusion in Military Times’ 2023 “Best for Vets: Colleges” list. Nearly a third of students currently enrolled at ATI are military service members or veterans. The “Best for Vets” rankings are based on responses from 325 schools that answered questions about services and programs for military and veteran students and their families.

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Bagged C-10 – Episode 1: Powder Coating the Air Tank

Eastwood

In this initial installment of his custom 1985 Chevy C-10 pickup project, Eastwood video producer Adam restores the Air-Ride suspension’s air tank with a fresh application of powder coating. Originally installed more than a decade ago, the truck has sat outside for years exposed to the elements. The paint has since faded and rust is starting to replace it, so Adam digs in to give it a fresh look.

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More Canadians going for BEVs, PHEVs

Auto Service World

Battery electrics hit new high in registrations, propelling ZEVs to record numbers The post More Canadians going for BEVs, PHEVs appeared first on Auto Service World.

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Ominous Rolls-Royce Cullinan Is Darker Than Night Itself

autoevolution

There was a time when Land Rover's Range Rover was considered the epitome of luxury SUVs. However, we now have similar models from Bentley and Rolls-Royce, which offer elevated everything, including never-before-seen price tags that put them in a superior league. A brand new Rolls-Royce Cullinan will set you back in excess of $330,0. ( continue reading.

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Konect.ai Rebrands as ICOM AI

AutoSuccess

Automotive AI solution provider Konect.ai has announced its evolution to ICOM AI. The change is a nod to the company’s broadened commitment to pushing the boundaries of intelligent communication and innovative commerce within the automotive ecosystem. This brand transformation arises from the company’s vision to expand its enterprise offerings and align more closely with the diverse and growing needs of automotive businesses.

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Is horn honking protected free speech? The Supreme Court to decide

Autoblog: Car News

Filed under: Weird Car News , Driving Continue reading Is horn honking protected free speech? The Supreme Court to decide Is horn honking protected free speech? The Supreme Court to decide originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Nov 2023 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Why you need to charge for all of a tech’s time

Auto Service World

That includes making sure your shop is properly charging for diag time, as well as repair verifications The post Why you need to charge for all of a tech’s time appeared first on Auto Service World.

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King of the Night: '69 Lincoln Continental Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous, Too Bad It's All CGI

autoevolution

Ford’s premium car brand, Lincoln, is pretty much done with regular passenger vehicles in our market. Their portfolio only comprises high riders, like the Corsair, Nautilus, Aviator, and the mighty Navigator. We may not be weeping about the Ford Fusion-based Lincoln MKZ, even though it was a breath of fresh air in the segment, but we certainly miss the pl. ( continue reading.

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Fuel Pressure Regulator – Do You Have The Correct Fuel Pressure

Danny’s Engineportal

Danny's Engineportal - Helping Solve Automotive Engine Problems Danny Bender Fuel Pressure Regulator – Do You Have The Correct Fuel Pressure Danny's Engineportal A fuel pressure regulator, is an integral part of a vehicle’s fuel system. Most engines use, a fuel pressure regulator now, and there are things that can go wrong with them.

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NHTSA, USDOT Launch Safety Campaigns for Thanksgiving Weekend

Automotive Fleet

NHTSA and the U.S. Department of Transportation have created several ad campaigns to prepare fleet drivers for the Thanksgiving weekend.

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From the Magazine: The digital minefield of Google reviews

Auto Service World

How to navigate your response to bad feedback The post <span style=color:#ff0000>From the Magazine:</span> The digital minefield of Google reviews appeared first on Auto Service World.

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Ford Mustang GT3 Laps the Misano Race Track, Sounds Ferocious

autoevolution

The wicked-looking 2024 Ford Mustang GT3 is getting ready for the GT World Challenge in Europe, with the first round set to take place in April next year. The race car has been lapping the Misano circuit, accompanied by a frightening soundtrack. It is the soundtrack provided by the cross-plane crank 5.4-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine, developed by Ford Performance and M-Sport and based on the 5.0-liter Coyote power unit.

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4 Essential Skills to Put On Your Resume After Auto Parts Training

CATI

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of auto parts, staying competitive in the job market requires more than technical know-how. While a solid foundation in auto parts training is crucial, employers are increasingly seeking candidates with a well-rounded skill set. Consider highlighting these four essential skills on your resume after completing your auto parts training to stand out from the crowd. 1.

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2023 Fleet Forward Conference in Photos

Automotive Fleet

The 2023 Fleet Forward Conference and Fleet Safety Conference convened Nov. 8-10 in Santa Clara, California, and the photos tell the story.

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Carmakers tap brakes on EVs

Auto Service World

Economic concerns and high costs are pushing some automakers to take their feet off the pedal when it comes to electric vehicles. Two domestic OEs — Ford and General Motors — along with Tesla are slowing down their electric ambitions. … The post Carmakers tap brakes on EVs appeared first on Auto Service World.

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Dead Satellites Are Tumbling in Orbit and No One Can Make Sense of It

autoevolution

In about six decades or so of space exploration humanity has really made a mess of the space surrounding our planet. That's because most of the objects we've sent to orbit for various reasons are still there, even if they are no longer in use, and their missions have long been forgotten. Not all space missions are public knowledge, so it's technically impossible for anyone to say with certainty how many satellites and other. ( continue reading.

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