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Career Paths for Diesel Mechanics

Are you thinking about a career in the automotive and diesel industry? Diesel mechanics, also known as diesel service technicians, are responsible for maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing vehicles with diesel engines. These technicians work in all kinds of environments, so there’s no shortage of job opportunities. Here, NYADI The College of Transportation Technology, based in Jamaica, New York, highlights a few of the possible career paths for diesel mechanics. Potential Employers Whether you’re interested in working for a local government, a large corporation, or a small business, corporation, you can find rewarding

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Cars of the Future: Impact of Electric Cars in the Automotive Industry

Looking back at the past century of innovation, we see how our world has tremendously changed with technological advances, the most crucial being the innovation of electric cars. Although it will be several years before they completely take hold of the market, their impact on various aspects of our society has already begun to be felt. Below, NYADI The College of Transportation Technology explores how the cars of the future are already revolutionizing the automotive industry. Automotive Technology and Design One of the sectors that electric vehicles will have the most influence

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4 Types of Jobs in the Automotive Industry

If you love cars, enjoy working with your hands, and learning new technology, a job in the automotive industry may be the ideal career choice. The automotive industry offers opportunities in a wide variety of sectors, including maintenance, repair, design, development, sales, and customer service. If you are considering a career in the automotive industry, it's helpful to know some of the different positions available and their responsibilities. Here at NYADI The College of Transportation Technology, we can recommend four possible types of job. Automotive Mechanic The primary function of an automotive mechanic

Technology, Science & Ingenuity Salute To African American History Month

While pondering a theme for African American History Month, we at NYADI did a little research on Black Americans in technology and science.  There was an impressive array of men and women from the 18th to the 21st centuries who were involved in practical inventions and basic mechanical processes that moved industries forward.  Others were responsible for life-saving medical breakthroughs.  There were too many to choose from. America owes much of its success as a world leader to the prominence of its people in industry and the trades.  So many of our inventors and entrepreneurs

What Is An Eligible Career Pathway Program?

What exactly does “eligible career pathway” mean?  One type of career pathway is a school to work program that leads to a sustainable career.  A sustainable career is a job with growth potential in an industry that pays well and is hiring now and will be hiring into the future.  The automotive repair and maintenance industry fits that description to a tee.  Automobile sales are up and innovations in design and mechanical parts keep on coming. Since automotive technicians service cars and trucks at point of need, this is an industry

Future Cars: The Weird And The Wonderful

Cars of  the Future The Tokyo auto show is displaying a collection of special edition and designer prototypes of some automobiles that combine the visions of James Bond, Star Trek and Austin Powers.  Mod meets mad with these future cars!  If you are in the mood for travel, the Tokyo Motor Show runs from October 29 to November 8.  Check out the preview at: That is some weird stuff!  The industry is changing and changing fast.  Car design, included technology, mechanical structures, highway interfaces and, even, fuel sources are all in flux.  The

New Option For ATB(Ability To Benifit) Students At Nyadi

No GED; no problem! New York Automotive & Diesel Institute is prepared to welcome ATB(Ability to Benefit) students. These are students over 17 who have not completed high school or do not have a valid foreign educational certificate. ATB Students who qualify for the program will be eligible for US government funding and will receive special assistance with their education. The specifics, below, are taken from the US Education Department. What does it mean? It means that if you do not have the required academic qualifications (high school or equivalent) to enter our

Where Will All The Drivers Go?

The autobot is here.  Science fiction movie self driving cars (think Herbie and the Transformers) in the form of so-called driverless cars are already traveling the highways of America, on their own.   The Google car is one example – not so much driverless car as  it is a self-driven car or an automobile robot with a passenger, just in case – autobot anyone?   The New York Times published an article describing a problem that we, the human drivers, caused by our less than perfect attention to safety rules.  “Dmitri Dolgov, head of software for Google’s

Less Mech; More Tech

The leaves will be changing soon, and so will everything that you have learned or thought you knew about automotive technology. Coming up over the horizon is a whole new breed of cars and trucks. These will depend less and less on automotive mechanics and more and more on automotive technology. Even trucks and buses will not be left out of the technology revolution. The automobile industry is the second largest industry in the US economy and every American is dependent upon it for all the necessities of life. Emergency health care, firefighting, police, food,

Why Bcome A Diesel Mechanic

Compared to working on hot rods and muscle cars, becoming a diesel mechanic can seem kind of dull. Although the diesel mechanic path seems a bit practical, it’s a smart choice if you want to get ahead in your career. FIND WORK EASILY AS A DIESEL MECHANIC Moving goods via diesel truck remains one of the best methods of transport in the United States. As such, diesel mechanic jobs are in demand everywhere. Keeping diesel trucks in top condition is essential to ensure goods get where they need to go. As a diesel mechanic,