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Hyundai, KIA Develop GPS, Camera Connected Shift System

The vehicle can automatically shift to the optimal gear after identifying road and traffic conditions ahead.

Engine Build: Stage 2 6.7L Twin Turbo Cummins Engine

This truck started as a $225 1949 Ford F1 and is now a more than $400,000 full-blown race truck.

Diesel Transmissions: Geared Up To Handle Power

Even when transmissions are built, one of the biggest factors that is overlooked and not properly maintained.

Diesel Engines And The EPA

Before the EPA started snooping around, there were relatively few restrictions on diesels. That’s starting to change.

Technology Corner: Artificial Intelligence

What is Artificial Intelligence? Simply put, it is the development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition and decision-making.

Embracing ADAS!

Are you afraid of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)? A hot topic at recent training events and online forums, much of the hysteria regarding ADAS is driven by news stories about new vehicles that are able to drive on freeways on their own, or a horror story about a Tesla crashing into something on the highway. But, the current reality of ADAS at the shop level is quite different.

VIDEO: Can Wiper Performance Interfere With Lane Departure?

Andrew Markel shows why streak-free wiper blades and a clean windshield are essential to the operation of such advanced safety systems as the lane departure warning. Sponsored by Nissan.

Ford Tech Tip: SYNC GEN 1 And GEN 2 Vehicle Health Report Service Ending

Ford has made the decision to discontinue the Vehicle Health Report service for SYNC GEN1 & GEN2 available on 2008-2016 vehicles. Consistent with the terms and conditions in the user agreement and starting August 1st, 2018, this decision will result in the following changes.

Bionic Exoskeleton Vest: The Cure For The Aging Technician?

The vest for assembly line workers was a collaboration between Ekso Bionics and Ford. The technology can help to extend the career of technicians by relieving some of the stress and injuries that can come from working on cars.

How Telematics is Changing and How it Will Change Your Business

Telematics has created a lot of anxiety and skepticism for shops. Some of it is justified, while some is due to not seeing the opportunity. Telematics is very simple when you view it as a tool to connect the customer to their vehicle and your shop.

VIDEO: Park Assist Diagnostics On Late Model Vehicles

Andrew Markel discusses how reverse or park assist sensors work, and how to ensure that they are properly sending out the pulses needed to function. Sponsored by Standard.

VIDEO: Stop-Start System Service Opportunities

Andrew Markel discusses service opportunities for vehicle stop-start systems and how several modules are involved in the activation of the feature. Sponsored by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.