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Nominations for Techs Rock Awards Close in 10 Days

TechForce Foundation’s Techs Rock Awards is the premier awards program recognizing both professional technicians’ and technical students’ contributions to the industry.

SUNY Morrisville Auto Body Program Makes Students, Cars Shine 

A 1997 Mustang Cobra is getting the chance to shine again, thanks to students in Alexander Graf’s auto body technology classes.

GUNIWHEEL Donates $20K to Operative Talent

Operative Talent is a car rebuild fundraising initiative with the goal of addressing the collision industry’s aging workforce.

SkillsUSA Names First Competitor for WorldSkills 2024

SkillsUSA announced it has selected Lily Williams of Jonesboro, Ark., as the official competitor for Car Painting at the 2024 WorldSkills Competition.

Caliber’s Technician Program Graduates 1,000 Apprentices

Caliber’s Technician Apprenticeship Program (TAP) has recently achieved a significant milestone by graduating 1,000 apprentices, with an additional 2,000 currently enrolled.

TechForce Foundation Seeing Public Support for Tech Careers

TechForce Foundation states that it has seen a significant uptick in public support for high-tech, hands-on mobility technician careers.

Meet the Auto Body Instructor: Brian Cobb

Brian Cobb, collision repair instructor and department chair at Coastal Carolina Community College, works extremely hard to make inroads with the local industry and is starting to see that there are people who want to work in collision repair.

GM Honors Automotive Techs on National Skilled Trades Day

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales is recognizing the vital role that the more than 40,000 skilled auto technicians across GM dealerships bring to the GM owner experience.

It’s Time to Talk About Money with Young Body Techs

It’s time that we as leaders start to educate our young technicians on how to manage, grow and save money.

Finding Techs: Cultivation, Training and Guidance

Finding and keeping the right people requires a comprehensive approach that starts with technical schools, includes on-the-job training, leverages a team culture and outlines a path to success.

Got Collision Students? We Need Their Help!

Have any automotive students in your shop? Tell them we want to know what factors influence their career choices by taking our brief, anonymous survey!

CREF, I-CAR Release Results of Collision Industry Survey

The survey provides unique insights on industry trends such as average age, incomes, entry-level worker task expectations and more going back more than two decades.