A Mechanic's Guide to Automotive Education

Auto mechanics maintain, inspect, and repair cars. The auto repair business requires attention to detail as well as an understanding of the mechanical trade. Due to the ever-evolving mechanical world and increasing role of vehicles in the economy, it is incredibly important that those seeking automotive technician jobs have a good education and keep up with changes in the industry. Mechanic schools provide individuals with a strong knowledge of motors, parts, diagnostic software, and more. Once a mechanic graduates, they are prepared to work at any shop or as mobile mechanics, making them a tremendous asset to the automotive world.

Alternative Energy/Electronics

Alternative Fuels

  • Alternative Fuels Data Center: Here the U.S. Department of Energy provides a ton of great information about the research on and advancement of electricity as a vehicle fuel.
  • The Future of Cars Could Be Solar: With every passing day, more and more developments are made in the field of alternative energy, and it looks like solar power could be the future of cars.
  • Alternative-Fuel Conversion: Anyone looking for details about alternative-fuel vehicle and engine conversions should check out this informative page.
  • Top Eight Alternative Fuels: Here, readers will find specifics on the top alternative fuels, including the pros and cons of each source.
  • Incentive Programs for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles: The state of California offers residents many incentives if they purchase and drive alternative-fuel vehicles over traditional gasoline-fueled cars.

Automotive Architecture and Design

Automotive GIS

  • What Is GIS?: Those who are unfamiliar with the concept of a GIS should check out this page to get a better understanding of what a GIS is and how it relates to vehicles.
  • The Key to Self-Driving Cars: Maps (video): One of the most important tools for a car that can safely drive itself is an up-to-date GIS.
  • It's a GIS World: GIS technology is rapidly becoming a part of everything around us, from car GPS devices to business data-crunching.
  • Roads and Highways: A GIS stores, analyzes, and displays the information that drivers read on their GPS devices. Learn how all of this information works together to make driving on roads and highways easier.
  • GIS Evolution and Future Trends: Here, find out about the current world of GIS and the things expected for the future.

Heavy Equipment Technology

Automotive Welding


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