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Should I Buy Electric Automotive Power Tools?

No matter what kinds of automotive technician jobs you tend to work, it takes the right power tools to do them correctly.

Top Automotive News & Stories: August 20-26

Each week we compile the best announcements and developments from the world of cars.

The Best Mechanic Clothing: 10 Items Every Technician Needs

Every mechanic needs to have specific items for all of the jobs performed each day.

10 Best Automotive Scanners

There’s no need to go into a panic when the Check Engine Light comes on! For ease of diagnostics and troubleshooting, automotive scanners have been a real godsend for mechanics and technicians.

10 Best Books on Automotive Technology

Whether you’re a pro or a shade-tree mechanic, it’s important for every technician to keep up to date on technology and to constantly upgrade their skills.

Industry News for Automotive Techs: August 20-26

Every week we compile recent industry news and interesting reads that shouldn’t be missed.

Top Automotive News & Stories: August 13-19

Each week we compile the best announcements and developments from the world of cars.

Industry News for Automotive Techs: August 10-16

Every week we compile recent industry news and interesting reads that shouldn’t be missed.

Industry News for Automotive Techs: August 3-9

Every week we compile some recent automotive industry news and interesting reads that shouldn’t be missed.

The Next Big Debate: Hardware or software?

More tech in your car? Oh, that's inevitable. But automakers are trying to figure out the best way to implement it. There are two main architectures currently; tethered and embedded. Ford's SYNC is an example of a tethered tech-integration system that uses Bluetooth to connect to mobile devices consumers already own and carry with them. General

PopSci's Best of What's New highlights green tech

Looking back at the year that was, what struck your fancy? The editors at Popular Science have dug deep into the automotive world of technology and come up with their choices for the Best of What's New special section. Not surprisingly, green technology advancements make up a large portion of the mag's list, including Ford's upcoming line of Jeremy Korzeniewski

Report: Backup assist, blind spot detection hot; clean diesel not

J.D. Power and Associates asked 19,000 potential car buyers what they want and what they're willing to pay for. Safety is apparently on the minds of many, with blind spot detection and backup assist taking the top two spots. But once consumers were told blind spot detectors would cost as much as $500, the device fell to No. 4 on the list, while a $300 backup assist jumped to No. 1. And a majority (73%) put

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