Michael Thomas has more than 30 years of experience as an automotive and diesel technician. Published author of the textbook and lab manual "Truck and Trailer Systems" by McGraw-Hill. He is a Graduate of Denver Automotive and Diesel College and Joliet Junior College AAS Degree. Mr. Thomas is ASE Certified as a Master Automotive Technician, Master Medium/Heavy Diesel Truck Technician, L1 Automobile Advanced Engine Performance, and L2 Advanced Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnostics. He has been teaching auto and diesel classes for more than 15 years. Mr. Thomas was an Auto/Diesel curriculum developer for Universal Technical Institute (UTI) for three years. At Arizona Automotive Institute, he created the entire 60-week Diesel Program, including course materials, PowerPoint presentations, lab sheets, and quizzes.