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If You’re in a Mechanic Program, You’ll Love Henry Ford’s Soybean Car

Ford: one of the world’s biggest automotive companies, and one that isn’t afraid to try new things—even if they involve soybeans. Yes, that’s right. Based partially on his desire to…
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A Look at the Benz Patent Motorwagen for History Buffs in Mechanic Colleges

Automobiles have certainly come a long way, but that doesn’t mean old ones aren’t cool to look at. The Benz Patent Motorwagen is known as the world’s first automobile, having…
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“New Car Smell” Explained for Anyone Who Wants to Become an Auto Mechanic

New car smell: it smells kinda funny, but you can’t quite put your finger on what it is. So what is that smell, really? Although it’s one many of us…
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The Invention of Windshield Wipers Explained for Students in Automotive Technology Courses

Windshield wipers are now standard on passenger cars, but that wasn’t always the case. The invention credited as the first windshield wiper was patented in 1903 and was called a…
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5 Signs You’re Ready for a Career in a Skilled Trade

Skilled trades offer important services to people in need, and certification can be relatively quick to complete. Skilled trades also offer high wages, flexible schedules, and a strong sense of…
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