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Ask a Master Mechanic: Is 3D Printing The Future of Cheaper, Better Cars?

At Master Mechanic, we’ve seen some incredible advancements in car technology over the years. Is 3D printing the next big thing? It sure looks that way. A decade ago, 3D printing was a novelty. It certainly wasn’t something big automakers were investing in–or even looking at. Now, 3D printers are available at mass and being adopted by almost every industry. […]

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Will Porsche Use Blockchain to Protect Customer Data?

According to a recent press release from Porsche, the automaker is looking to the future with plans to integrate blockchain technology into its cars. Porsche is one of many companies capitalizing on the popularity of blockchain around the world. As a testament to just how popular this is becoming, Kodak films recently helped launch KodakCoins which is a cryptocurrency aimed […]

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Master Mechanics: Then vs. Now

We don’t think anyone would disagree when we say cars are more advanced than ever. In fact, many of the functions we perform ourselves are becoming automated by computers within our vehicles. Think lane-departure, park-assist, or collision detection systems. Soon enough, most cars on the road may be driving themselves entirely. So how have mechanics kept up with the changing […]

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Ontario Drive Clean Emission Testing: The New Program *Cancelled April 1, 2019

History of The Drive Clean Program In April 1999, the Government of Ontario introduced the automobile emissions control program. The program was created in order to eliminate vehicles that produce an above average amount of particulate emissions that contribute to smog and pollution. It involved light-duty vehicles (4,500kg), mostly pertaining to cars, SUV, and light trucks. The conditions state that […]

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Stories From Celebrity Mechanics

At Master Mechanic, we are passionate about what we do, and we’re enthusiastic about cars! We love to follow celebrities who are (nearly) as enthusiastic about cars as we are. You may or may not be familiar with the celebrity mechanics on this list. They love cars (and bikes), and we thought you’d find their stories as interesting as we […]

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How To Extend The Life of Brakes

How can I extend the life of my brakes? The brakes in your car are integral to the safety of your vehicle, which is why visiting your local Master Mechanic for regular brake service is important. Aside from these regular check-ups, there are also many things you can do to keep your brakes in great condition and extend their overall […]

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How To Find A Trusted Mechanic

How Do I Find a Trusted Mechanic? Your car is an investment. Keeping your car well maintained and running safely is crucial to your livelihood, your family’s safety and your peace of mind. The best way to ensure your car is running smoothly is to keep your eyes and ears open and to take it in for regular service at […]

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