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Diesel Equipment: Websites

This guide will assist you with your research for Diesel Technology.

Suggested Websites

ASE:
The non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) works to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. Today, more than 350,000 professionals hold ASE certifications, and work in every part of the automotive service industry.
EDEDSC Test:
This site includes information for the Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist Certification Test.
Association of Diesel Specialists:
ADS is a worldwide trade association, consisting of original equipment manufacturers (OEM), repair shops, and trade schools.
Dicitonary of Automotive Terms
Search for the meaning of over 20,000 expressions for automobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, engines, and boats.
Edmunds:
Edmunds Inc. publishes three Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Their web sites consist of Edmunds.com (launched in 1995 as the first automotive information web site), Inside Line (launched in 2005 and the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site) and AutoObserver.com (launched in 2007 to provide automotive industry commentary and analysis). There is coverage of many diesel engines.
Fuels and Engines:
Learn more about clean diesel and alternative fuels, as well as the Clean Air Act at the EPA website.
JustGiveMeTheDamnManual:
Free auto manuals can be found here. Far from comprehensive, but if they have what you want, you won't have to jump through any hoops or pay any fees for a pdf download.
National HIghway Traffic Safety Administration:
Research performed covers the areas of Crash Avoidance, Crash Worthiness, and Biomechanics. These research and development activities produce safer vehicles through improved vehicle performance, improved occupant protection systems, improved structural integrity of vehicles, increased understanding of driver behavior, and the use of intelligent systems to enhance drivers' ability to avoid crashes and travel safely.
 

Diesel Power Mag:
Keep up to date with the latest news and technology!

Diesel Zone:
This is the Diesel Zone of Car Talk!

Additional Professional Associations

Association of Diesel Specialist (ADS): Worldwide professional diesel trade association dedicated to the service on diesel fuel injection and related systems. Find news about the happenings in the diesel technology industry as well as continuing education (training) opportunities.

National Biodiesel Board (NBB):The national trade association representing America's first Advanced Biofuel, NBB conducts biodiesel research and advocates for the industry. Their home site offers a Video Library of educational and informational biodiesel videos as well as news including the Biodiesel Bulletin, a National Biodiesel Board monthly publication that the public can access.

Truckload Carriers Association: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is the only national trade association
whose collective sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry.

 

Job Search Resources

Diesel Engine Specialists (at O'Net):   See a summary of skills, abilities, and trends in the diesel engine occupation.

Diesel Service Technicians Occupational Outlook Handbook:  Find out what it takes to become a technician and what salary to expect.

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