Without any doubt, the automotive industry is experiencing numerous changes that open the door to great job opportunities. This article will explore one of them, automotive engineering, with the hope of assisting young aspirants to clarify any doubt they may have regarding this interesting career. Continue Reading
In a time when most companies finally understand that their personnel is its most valuable asset, the automotive industry faces an additional challenge. The automotive technician shortage. The goal of this article is assisting dealers, shop owners and service managers to get into the right mindset in order to recruit, but most importantly, retain the best automotive service technicians. Continue Reading
Picture this: you have nailed the interview and got hired for the job of your dreams as a diesel mechanic, automotive technician or auto body repair specialist. Life is great and you are amped when you realize that you’re missing some essential tools. If you’re not paying attention, tools can get expensive fast and since it will ultimately be an investment into your new career it is easy to justify the expense and get lured by the siren call of financing. Continue Reading
For many people, there is no difference between an automotive technician and an automotive body technician. Nothing further from the truth. Although both careers share a base set of skills, they have more differences than you may think.
The objective of this article is assisting people undecided about which of these automotive careers would be their best option based on their vocation. To achieve that goal, we will begin by listing the set of skills common to both professions. and then what differentiates one from the other. Continue Reading
Gone are the days where a “mechanic” was seen as an individual with little formal knowledge. Matter of fact, even the term “mechanic” is not accurate anymore. The right term should be “automotive service technician” and there is a good reason for that. Continue Reading