Articles by Tracy Martin

The electric vehicle was first on the automotive scene but was overrun by the affordability of its gasoline-powered nephew. Is that trend changing today?
Tracy Martin
The term “connected vehicle" covers a number of topics. Let’s try to make sense of them all!
Tracy Martin
Connected cars are an integral part of our digital lifestyle, but is the data they generate secure?
Tracy Martin
New EPA regulations will require new vehicles offered for sale starting in the 2021 MY to use a refrigerant other than R134a. OEMs have also been incentivized to use these alternatives before the phase-out deadline as they can earn emissions credits by making the change early.
Tracy Martin
Proper servicing of Diesel Particulate Filters will prolong service life and help your customers avoid problems
Tracy Martin
Assuming that a technician already owns a smartphone, these tools offer an inexpensive, pocket-sized scan tool that can quickly be used to perform basic, and even advanced OBDII diagnostics.
Tracy Martin
Depending on the year, make and model, a vehicle’s Engine Control Module (ECM) can’t always set trouble codes for mechanical engine problems.
Tracy Martin
Learn how to navigate the electrical circuit roadmap.
Tracy Martin