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Bethesda, Md.—The Auto Care Association has launched its interactive Industry Job Board on autocarecareers.org, promoting career opportunities in the auto care industry to college students and recent graduates, military veterans and technical schools. The Industry Job Board offers the industry at...
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—Collision industry members are invited to join the Collision Repair Education Foundation during its annual reception the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 9:00-10:15 p.m. in the N259-N261 rooms at the Las Vegas Convention Center during SEMA 2015. During the reception, attendees...
Jupiter, Fla.—Multi Parts’ SPARK2015 plays host to 10 students, each of whom receive an all expense paid trip to the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) being held at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nov. 3-5. SPARK2015 is a three-day industry immersion symposium, developed to introduce the...
Lincoln Tech announces its selection as a Premium Plus Career Training Partner by Audi of America, providing manufacturer-specific training for its students. Pictured. from l., are Jon Branch, Audi senior manager Region Aftersales; Matt Shepanek, Audi national manager Technical & Collision Training; Scott Shaw, Lincoln Tech president and CEO; Jay Rasmussen, Lincoln Tech Mahwah campus president.
West Orange, N.J.—Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, a national leader in specialized technical training, has been selected by Audi of America as a Premium Plus Level partner in the Audi Education Partnership Program.  Lincoln Tech will provide manufacturer-specific career training to...
When you start to see a pattern in behavioral issues, such as a tech, manager or service advisor coming in late, here are the things you need to consider: 1) If you don’t nip it in the bud it will get worse. 2) Employees need to be responsible for their own behavior. 3) Your employees need to know...
Lincolnshire, Ill.—Snap-on has recently added Quick Tips training videos to its website and YouTube channel to help professional technicians speed up their diagnostic capabilities. The videos, based on real case studies, show how to apply diagnostics to specific vehicles and applications through...
IRVINE, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2015) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced a three-year partnership with WyoTech, one of the country’s premier technical training institutes, which will allow students to graduate as certified Mazda technicians. WyoTech is part of Zenith Education Group...
Cortland, N.Y.—Participants in the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program can fast-track their certification by attending the “Five Days to Victory” training, testing and practical inspection event sponsored by ALI member manufacturers at the College of Southern Nevada...
If you want to build a more profitable, successful auto repair business, you’ll need to make sure that every single employee has a clearly defined, written job description. If you’re a shop owner who has a manager in place, then here’s a list of things you will need to include in their job...
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—I-CAR has announced that its third quarter product launch includes important course updates on aluminum welding, Toyota vehicle repair and custom painting techniques. As part of the I-CAR Professional Development Program (PDP), the updated training courses are designed to keep...

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