Modern Automotive Technology, supports career readiness for those wishing to pursue a job in the automotive industry. Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, it details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. Student-focused content is presented using a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid technology and direct gasoline injection, helps prepare students to service and repair today's complex vehicles. Modern Automotive Technology is also a perfect reference for those preparing for the ASE automobile certification tests.