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Automotive Technology

This guide will help with understanding the basics of Automotive Technology, maintenance, and repair.

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Center for Advanced Automotive Technology 

The library offers free educational resources on all things automotive

Automotive Technology 

links, videos, and courses on automotive technology

Your car Explained 

This e-learning resource was created to assist users in developing the knowledge of the basic car parts and symptoms that are vital to operating a car.

Automotive IQ 

Automotive IQ is a global online community of more than 70,000 automotive industry professionals and experts. Our site is an essential and valuable source of insights into the four major trends that are shaping the automotive industry right now


AutoMD's Do It Yourself and expert community has you covered. Just follow our easy step-by-step instructions in our auto repair manuals.

Automotive Design & Production

This web site is the "Field Guide to Automotive Technology" and contains a great deal of information for automotive engineers, or for those teaching and studying in the field.

Automotive Air Conditioning: The Relationship Between Pressure and Temperature

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Automotive Electrical Systems: Effects of a Rheostat in a Series-Parallel Circuit.

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Automotive Design & Production

This web site is the "Field Guide to Automotive Technology" and contains a great deal of information for automotive engineers, or for those teaching and studying in the field. Here, visitors will find all issues of the Automotive Design and Production monthly magazine going back to 1997.


Bar-Meir, Genick, “Basics of Fluid Mechanics”, Last modified: Version March 17, 2013,

  Automotive Systems 

about automotive systems

Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (Macomb Community College)

Automotive Technology - Wisc-Online OER

ATT Automotive Level 1


Vehicle fixer 

Vehicle Fixer provides you with automotive repair videos on most domestic and foreign vehicles.


Junk Car Medics 

Videos and more




iCar Online

Provides training and technical information for auto repair.



"Provides insurers, manufacturers and repairers with a better understanding of auto and property restoration issues and damage estimating practices through research and training”.


Advances in Automobile Engineering

The Advances in Automobile Engineering Journal provides an open access platform to Automotive Engineering. 

World Electric Vehicle Journal 

is the first peer-reviewed, international, scientific journal that covers all studies related to battery, hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles comprehensively

Auto Beat

 As a website and newsletter, we provide a single source for convenient and compelling information specifically crafted for automotive professionals who are driving forward in the increasingly connected, automated, electrified, and shared industry.

Motor Age
Automotive News

Car and Driver

Motor Trend

Journal of Transport

Automotive OER

Automotive Technology

Open Educational Resources

EBooks in Galileo


AMT 172 - HEV II Hybrid and Electric Vehicle: Preventative Maintenance and Repair 

This course is designed to familiarize the student with hybrid and electric vehicle safety, hybrid internal combustion engines (ICE), regenerative braking systems, high voltage climate control system, power inverter and battery pack cooling systems, high voltage analysis tools used, high voltage safety systems, and 12 volt systems used in hybrid and electric vehicles.

Diesel Chassis/Suspension/Steering 

skills common course
This course covers the identification, inspection techniques, repair and adjustment procedures, and alignment checks of the components associated with the variety of frames and suspensions common to heavy trucks.

Auto Heating and Air Conditioning Lab and Theory 

This course covers heating and A/C service and maintenance. The student will perform troubleshooting techniques on heating and A/C systems including automatic temperature control systems.

Automotive Electrical Systems: Ohm's Law 

Learners examine the relationship of voltage, current, and resistance as it applies to vehicle electrical systems.


Learn how cars work from the Autoshop 101 course

Diesel Preventative Maintenance 

This course covers the importance of proper procedures of preventative maintenance and inspection schedules used for various types of heavy trucks and their applications. Students learn to perform inspections according to the standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Introduction to Diesel Technology 

This course is designed as a prerequisite for all technical diesel courses. It covers the basics of the diesel industry. It also addresses employer expectations as well as common working conditions.

Diesel Schematic Interpretation/Electronic Manuals 

This course addresses the description, operation, diagnosis, and service procedures related to all systems by interpreting schematic drawings used in the service industry. Major vehicle systems will be covered including, but not limited to electrical, air, hydraulic, fuel, cooling, and diagnostics.

Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (Macomb Community College)

Hosts a wide variety of educational materials from classroom activities, curriculum, homework, labs, lesson plans, presentations, reports, and studies to complete modules and courses offered at community colleges and universities.

High-Tech Automotive Technology Presentations

Resources for Teachers

Automotive Repair and Maintenance skills commons 

list of courses and materials

Electric Cars: Introduction

Open Textbook

Automotive Textbook

A free peer-reviewed automotive technology textbook

The Crawfords Auto Repair Guide to Beginners Auto Maintenance & Repair

By Jeff Crawford, Crawfords Auto Repair