Carbon fibre was first patented in 1961, appeared several years later in boat making and is beginning to be more widely used in the auto industry.

Will the Future be in Carbon Fiber? Here’s What Auto Body Technicians Need to Know

Carbon fibre was first patented in appeared several years later in boat making and is beginning to be more widely used in the auto industry.

Damage to the rear end of a vehicle will often mean that estimators will have to make an estimate of the time and money required to fix broken elements. This includes taking into account rear-end spoilers, which are often in the line of fire when it comes to these collisions.  Here’s what aspiring professionals need to know about this particular auto body element.

What Collision Estimators Should Know About Rear Spoiler Replacements

Damage to the rear end of a vehicle will often mean that estimators will have to make an estimate of the time and money required to fix broken elements. This includes taking into account rear-end spoilers, which are often in the line of fire when it comes to these collisions. Here’s what aspiring professionals need to know about this particular auto body element.

Some cars just aren’t designed with the mechanic in mind. Many cars have batteries located in the trunk or behind the wheel well, or engine components that can only be accessed by removing the whole engine.

4 Easy-to-Fix Cars that Automotive Service Technicians Will Love

Running into car trouble can be frustrating for most people—especially if they’re in a hurry or aren’t close to an auto shop when they notice an issue.

These particles can prevent the engine from running smoothly, which is why removing them can be a good step to improving an engine’s functionality. But where do these particles come from? How serious are they, and when do skilled auto mechanics recommend this process should be carried out?

When and Why Pros With Careers in the Auto Industry Recommend Engine Decarbonization

These particles can prevent the engine from running smoothly, which is why removing them can be a good step to improving an engine’s functionality. But where do these particles come from? How serious are they, and when do skilled auto mechanics recommend this process should be carried out?

Without a sealant, auto paint risks deteriorating when it’s exposed to direct sunlight, moisture, and pollution. Since sealants are designed to provide a protective coating, auto detailing professionals know that using these products is one of the most important steps in the detailing process.

Car Wax or Synthetic Sealants? Start Your Auto Detailing Career with This Guide

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Professional auto detailers know that it can take a lot of effort to keep a car’s paint job looking fresh. From the moment vehicles roll off the assembly line, they’re subject to nicks, scratches, and airborne pollution that can’t simply be wiped away by a wet cloth.

5 Essential Steps to a Great Auto Detailing Clay Finish

PPG is presenting some important information at The Electrocoat Association's 2016 Electrocoating Seminar in Des Moines, Iowa.

A vehicle’s frame is vital to its structural integrity, acting like a skeleton on which every other component is built.

Advanced Auto Body Training: An Intro to Frame Repair

A vehicle’s frame is vital to its structural integrity, acting like a skeleton on which every other component is built.

Have you ever wanted to restore a truly unique, one-of-a-kind car? This past year, a handful of highly skilled technicians at Lamborghini’s new heritage division Polo Storico were tasked with painstakingly restoring the original pre-production version of the legendary Miura SV—which was first shown to the world at the 1971 Geneva Auto Show.

Auto Body Technician Masterclass: How Lamborghini Restored the First-Ever Miura SV

The highly anticipated Frankfurt Motor Show—the world’s largest auto show—is held annually in order to showcase new vehicles, introduce the latest auto technology and world record attempts, and to make exciting industry announcements.

Just like all of the other components in your car, the exhaust system requires upkeep and maintenance to avoid permanent harm. One of the most common exhaust problems is a leak—this can cause a lot of noise, smoke, and smog, so it’s important to rectify the issue immediately.

Understanding Exhaust System Repair

This post discusses the importance of vehicle maintenance and provides details on the process of repairing an exhaust system.

The reliability of diesel engines has led to their use in a multitude of transportation vehicles, such as passenger cars, trucks and buses, aircraft, marine vehicles and motorcycles.

Essential Diesel Engine Maintenance Tips

All cars eventually succumb to rust, however you can delay this process by washing all salt and chemicals from your car immediately.

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