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01 Dec, 2021
What Is a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic?

What Is a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic?

Heavy-duty diesel mechanics work on equipment and vehicles that rely on diesel engines to run. Find out more about this hands-on job here!
24 Nov, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Heavy-Duty Truck Alignment

Everything You Need to Know About Heavy-Duty Truck Alignment

Proper wheel alignment is important for heavy-duty vehicles. Learn more about how it works here.
16 Nov, 2021
From NASCAR Tech Student to Instructor: How Frank Mendoza Works Hard in the Auto Industry

From NASCAR Tech Student to Instructor: How Frank Mendoza Works Hard in the Auto Industry

NASCAR Tech instructor Frank Mendoza applies years of auto industry experience and his education from NASCAR Tech to his current role at the school. Read more here!
12 Nov, 2021
What Is a Carburetor?

What Is a Carburetor?

A carburetor is a part that helps with a car’s combustion process. Learn more about how they operate here!
10 Nov, 2021
UTI and IGNITE Worldwide: Supporting Women in STEM

UTI and IGNITE Worldwide: Supporting Women in STEM

UTI and IGNITE Worldwide have come together to help promote women’s participation in the skilled trades. Learn more about the relationship here!
05 Nov, 2021
Advancements in Diesel Technology

Advancements in Diesel Technology

Many advancements are being made in the world of diesel technology that are helping make things more efficient! Read more about them here.
02 Nov, 2021
MIAT College of Technology Joins UTI’s Family of Schools

MIAT College of Technology Joins UTI’s Family of Schools

MIAT College of Technology is joining UTI’s family of schools! MIAT offers training for 8 additional industries.
29 Oct, 2021
MMI Grad Emory Rouhselang Moved Cross-Country to Get His Education

MMI Grad Emory Rouhselang Moved Cross-Country to Get His Education

MMI graduate Emory Rouhselang moved across the country to pursue his passion. Read more of his story here!
26 Oct, 2021
How to Train to Become an Auto Electrician

How to Train to Become an Auto Electrician

What does an automotive electrician do? Read more about this important job here!
22 Oct, 2021
What Is an O2 Sensor?

What Is an O2 Sensor?

The oxygen sensor plays an important role in a vehicle’s exhaust system. Find out more about how it works here!
19 Oct, 2021
How to Train to Become a Marine Dealership Mechanic

How to Train to Become a Marine Dealership Mechanic

What does a marine dealership technician do? Find out how you can train to become one here!
15 Oct, 2021
Army Vet and UTI Grad Miguel Ortiz Shows the Power of Hard Work

Army Vet and UTI Grad Miguel Ortiz Shows the Power of Hard Work

Read how 20-year Army veteran Miguel Ortiz was able to discover another passion through UTI’s Automotive Technology program!
12 Oct, 2021
What Is a Throttle Body?

What Is a Throttle Body?

The throttle body helps control the flow of air to the engine. Learn more about how it works here!
08 Oct, 2021
Automotive Shop Safety Rules

Automotive Shop Safety Rules

There are several safety rules and guidelines automotive technicians should follow. Read all about them here!
05 Oct, 2021
How Do Car Suspension Systems Work?

How Do Car Suspension Systems Work?

The suspension system ensures a vehicle can handle all kinds of road conditions. Read more about how it works here!
01 Oct, 2021
What Are Spark Plugs?

What Are Spark Plugs?

Spark plugs are an important part of an internal combustion engine. Find out more about how they work here!
28 Sep, 2021
What Is Sheet Molding Compound (SMC)?

What Is Sheet Molding Compound (SMC)?

Sheet molding compound, or SMC, is commonly used for manufacturing automotive parts. Find out about this cost-effective and durable method here!
24 Sep, 2021
What Are Ball Joints?

What Are Ball Joints?

Ball joints are an important part of a vehicle’s suspension system. Read more about how they work here!
21 Sep, 2021
Collision Repair Technician Resume & Interview Tips

Collision Repair Technician Resume & Interview Tips

Have confidence when applying for collision repair technician positions. Read our resume and interview tips here!
16 Sep, 2021
How This Grad Landed His Dream Job as a Lamborghini Tech

How This Grad Landed His Dream Job as a Lamborghini Tech

Ever wondered how to become a high-performance mechanic? Find out how this UTI grad landed his dream job with Lamborghini.
13 Sep, 2021
What Is a Refinish Technician?

What Is a Refinish Technician?

Do you have questions about what a refinish technician does? Learn more about the role here!
10 Sep, 2021
How Does a Turbocharger Work?

How Does a Turbocharger Work?

Turbochargers can improve the performance of a vehicle’s engine. Find out more about how they work here.
07 Sep, 2021
Repairing Plastic Auto Body Parts

Repairing Plastic Auto Body Parts

There are different ways to repair plastic auto body parts. Learn how collision repair technicians work with plastic here!
03 Sep, 2021
What Are Shocks and Struts?

What Are Shocks and Struts?

Shocks and struts are important parts of a suspension system. Learn more about what they do here!
01 Sep, 2021
Different Types of Boat Engines

Different Types of Boat Engines

There are many kinds of boat engines that offer different benefits. Learn more about them by reading here.
30 Aug, 2021
What Is a Vehicle Damage Report?

What Is a Vehicle Damage Report?

A vehicle damage report is an important resource to have when a car is involved in an accident. Find out more about them here.
26 Aug, 2021
What Is Engine Braking?

What Is Engine Braking?

Engine braking is a method of slowing your vehicle that can help extend the life of your braking system. Read more about it here!
23 Aug, 2021
What Is an Alternator?

What Is an Alternator?

The alternator is a key electrical component that keeps your car running smoothly. Learn more about how it works here!
20 Aug, 2021
How Do Car Braking Systems Work?

How Do Car Braking Systems Work?

The braking system in your vehicle helps it come to a complete stop. Find out how it works by reading here.
17 Aug, 2021
College vs. Trade School vs. Community College: What’s the Difference?

College vs. Trade School vs. Community College: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered how college, trade school and community college differ? Find out in this guide.

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