Day: March 10, 2021

Innovative automotive education at Louisa County High School | News

One of Louisa County High School’s main goals is to send students off into the world with real-world skills. Many students drive yet know nothing about car maintenance or what to do when there is a flat tire or loose bolt.

Junior Jacob Bundrick was at home one day playing a video game called “Car Mechanic Simulator,” when he was struck with an idea. 

“Car Mechanic Simulator is an immersive simulator game that puts you in the role of a mechanic, who owns a shop and completes car maintenance and repair jobs,” Bundrick said. 

After Jacob’s father Bo Bundrick, the schools’ director of Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development, walked in on him one day playing the game, they realized that it was not only fun but could be implemented in more ways than just entertainment. 

“The game is very in-depth and accurate to how mechanics operate in the

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How to sell a car in a pandemic, and do it safely

Selling a car privately has long been a way for people to potentially get more money for their vehicle compared to trading it in to a dealership. But it’s always been a laborious process. You need to photograph your car from all angles, create ads, take calls and texts from strangers, and then meet them so they can test-drive your car and complete the deal. Add potential exposure to COVID-19 during in-person interactions and suddenly selling your vehicle this way can be downright unappealing.

So what are your options? Edmunds’ experts have highlighted three ways to more comfortably sell your vehicle amid the pandemic. Note that none of these options get rid of human interaction, but they are more of a known quantity and you’d deal with fewer people overall.

TRADE IT IN AT A TRADITIONAL DEALERSHIP

This option will be most useful for people who already planned on buying

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Watch the New BMW M4 Rip to 140 MPH in No Time

Automotive media is getting its hands on the new BMW M3 and M4, and while reviews—including ours—are coming a little later, we can at least enjoy clips of the car now. France’s Motorsport Magazine had its hands on an extremely yellow M4 Competition and an empty race track with a long straight. What happened next is fairly predictable.

The magazine ran the car up to 141 mph, and it really didn’t take long to get there. No surprise when the M4 Competition has 503 hp, and a quick-shifting eight-speed automatic gearbox. Motorsport uses launch control here, and the car automatically starts in second gear, seemingly to limit wheelspin. The new M3 and M4 will be offered with all-wheel drive for the first time, but not for another few months.

This is also our first good sound clip of the new M4 and while it’s nice to see that it

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THE 5 FINEST Malang Motorcycle Tours (With Photos)

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Safety could also be a priority. Whether it is any consolation, the IIHS claims that ‘improvements to vehicle designs have brought down death charges’ in more moderen years. The U.S. authorities has also mandated … Read More