Automotive Training Centre Blog

4 Simple Car Customization Ideas

July 25, 2014

Car customization isn’t only for car collectors, car racers and car fanatics. Today, tons of people who have never customized a car before choose to perform simple tweaks on their vehicles, to add a touch of personality or improve functionality. If you’re interested in trying out car customization but don’t know where to start, don’t […]

Becoming a Loss Prevention Administrator

July 24, 2014

There are an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers in the U.S. – and over 260,000 in Canada. In the United States alone, truckers are relied on to deliver $671 billion worth of goods.  And trucks move close to 90 percent of all consumer products and foods within Canada. Students pursuing automotive careers are well positioned […]

Are Electric Cars Vulnerable to Hackers?

July 23, 2014

Back in 1997, Toyota unveiled Prius – the first mass produced, commercially successful electric car. Since then, for many consumers the idea of a re-chargeable vehicle that doesn’t burn fuel or create smog has gone from quirky kitsch to trendy must-have. From affordable to luxury, there are tons of brands getting in on the action […]

Understanding Ignition Systems

Ignition systems and internal combustion engines have been evolving for more than 100 years, each iteration making cars a little more efficient, more reliable and eco-friendly. As a result, ignition systems are now incredibly sophisticated. If you’re interested in automotive careers or would like to pursue auto mechanic training, you should definitely start studying the […]

Understanding Auto Parts Management

July 22, 2014

The average car dealership, repair facility or warehouse has a lot of its capital invested in auto parts, which is why auto parts management is so important. A mismanaged inventory can cause serious economic trouble for a dealership or garage. Keeping the inventory properly updated and maintained can make the difference between a customer who […]