Education

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – July 25, 2018 –The Service Professionals General Session at AAPEX 2018 will tackle an important industry issue: building rewarding careers for automotive technicians and ensuring they have the skills to repair vehicles equipped with new technology, regardless of where they are...
POWAY, Calif. – July 24, 2018 – Jaxen Stewart from Council Grove, Kansas, was named the 2018 Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student during the 45th annual North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held recently in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Each year, Mitchell...
Sacramento, CA, July 24, 2018 -- OTC and O’Reilly Auto Parts have enhanced CAWA’s 2018 scholarship program by awarding the highest ranking student seeking a career as an automotive technician, a Evolve scan tool. The student, Christina Schneider , who attends College of the Desert , was selected to...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (July 19, 2018) – - The Professional Parts Group has displayed its commitment to the future of the collision industry by donating over $50,000 in parts to collision schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The donations provide students studying for a career in...
/*-->*/ POWAY, Calif. – July 17, 2018 – Mitchell 1 announces a new format for its popular Manager™ SE shop management software workshop that will make the training more accessible and convenient for more users to attend. Starting in the fall 2018, for the first time, Mitchell 1 will offer a...
Where:  Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA When:  August 9, 2018                                                                                                                                             Background:BASF is returning to NACE Automechanika 2018 as a sponsor of the MSO...
Bethesda, MD – July 16, 2018 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation has awarded 80 students with scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year, it was announced today by Pete Kornafel, MAAP, chairman, education and scholarship committee, University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF). “We are...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (July 11, 2018) – DENSO, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers of technology and components, constantly searches for ways to increase young people’s access to technical education and help develop tomorrow’s workforce. Aiding this effort, the company’s philanthropic arm...
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – July 10, 2018 – AAPEX 2018 has lined up leading experts of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) to discuss the growing number of technologies and products that can be installed on millions of vehicles in the car parc that will significantly increase safety functionality....
Bethesda, Md. – July 9, 2018 – In recognition of its former president and CEO, Al Gaspar, the Auto Care Association has established a memorial fund in his honor. Donations made to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation in Gaspar’s memory will be used to fund scholarships and industry...

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