Improvements in automotive technology mean cars and trucks are more sophisticated than ever, and that also means there's an increased demand for mechanics who specialize in diagnosing and repairing late-model vehicles, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Routine oil changes are but a small part of an overall strategy to extend the life a vehicle's engine. A comprehensive automotive maintenance plan also encompasses driving conditions and habits, as well as strict dedication to regular service.
Mechanics require a range of tools to work effectively -- there's no substitute for having the right tool for a particular job. Using these specialty automotive repair tools can help mechanics be more productive in the shop and simplify difficult diagnostic or automotive repair jobs.
A new car video game is set to be released this winter. "Car Mechanic Simulator 2014" allows players to do something other than race, however, instead focusing on automobile repair and maintenance.
Tesla Motors has the world at its feet with excitement over the new Model S sedan. Some even say it's the future of the auto industry. Read on to find out why it's such a big deal.
Lawmakers in Maine hold hearings about right to repair legislation, and the Massachusetts legislature has already passed it into law. Do you know what right to repair might mean for you and your local shop?
Some things you'd think everyone knew about cars remain complete mysteries to most people. Check out some of the most common known unknowns and learn the three things that everyone needs to know.