Automotive Training Centre Blog

Advances in Car Headlight Technology

March 27, 2015

Headlights have been part of car designs pretty much since the early development of automobiles. An automotive service technician will check a vehicle’s headlights as readily as its tires—because broken headlights can pose as much of a safety risk as any other dysfunctional part of a vehicle. Audi’s Eyes of the Vehicle Audi is carving […]

Kenguru: The World’s First Truly Wheelchair Accessible Car

March 26, 2015

Trained professionals who have taken auto mechanic courses are capable of making a car wheelchair accessible, however this is certainly no easy (or cheap) task. There are currently very few cars on the market that are designed to accommodate wheelchair users, and even fewer hold both wheelchair accessibility and wheelchair driving capabilities. All this is […]

Top Cars by Decade: The 1910s

March 25, 2015

The period between 1910 and 1919 was nothing short of revolutionary for the automobile industry. By 1910 there were around 500,000 motor vehicles cruising the streets of America. People no longer had to rely on horse-pulled carriages to get around, and there was a decrease in short trips by train as well. Automobile production was […]

Introducing the All-New 725 Horsepower “Rocket” Mustang

Henrik Fisker, the Danish auto design legend, recently teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports (GAS) to create the “Rocket”: a coach-built, 725 horsepower, carbon fiber Mustang. “When Henrik Fisker showed me his ideas, I got chills – it’s literally the most beautiful Mustang I’ve ever seen,” said Beau Boeckmann, GAS president. Originally revealed at the […]

The Aero-Mobil 3.0: A Real Flying Car by 2017?

March 24, 2015

Auto technicians working today haven’t had a need to learn aircraft mechanics. That’s mainly because any attempts to build flying cars in the past have failed miserably—but that doesn’t stop numerous inventors from trying. Now, it’s possible that students who become a mechanic in the near future will learn how to fix airplane engines as […]