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“Because I’m a Tech”: Celebrating Labor Day the Right Way

August 17th, 2018 by

This Labor Day from 8/26 – 9/3, as part of the FutureTech Success campaign, TechForce Foundation® is launching the “Because I’m a Tech” promotion. Our country is full of amazing, authentic people living happy, fulfilling, prosperous lives in large part due to their decision to pursue a technical career. “Because I’m a Tech” is an […]

Tech Shortage: Mercedes-Benz Continues to Expand Training Programs

August 17th, 2018 by

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) continues to expand its technician training and development programs to tackle the critical shortage of qualified automotive technicians in the U.S. The luxury automotive manufacturer, which recently became the first to establish a Registered Apprenticeship Program for veterans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, launched a partnership with Jefferson Community & […]

FTC Releases Magnuson-Moss Violation Letter to Hyundai

August 17th, 2018 by

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a compliance warning letter to Hyundai Motor America last month regarding possible violations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The letter explains that the act prohibits warrantors of consumer products from conditioning (tying) their written warranties to a consumer’s use of any article or service that is identified by brand, […]

Manufacturers Call on Nine States with Electric Vehicle Mandates to Help Increase Sales

July 18th, 2018 by

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) has sent letters to the governors of the nine states following California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate encouraging them to also follow California’s lead in adopting measures that can help increase sales, including investing in infrastructure, developing consumer incentives and committing to buy ZEVs for state and local […]

ASA President Resigns to Pursue Opportunity in Home State

July 18th, 2018 by

Interim COO appointed; search will soon begin for new executive director. SEE VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, June 29, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced that ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley will be resigning effective July 13.   Risley has accepted a position with CCC Information Services Inc. in his […]