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Training program drives more women to become auto mechanics

Feb 9, 2021
One Tennessee high school is persevering with its automotive program, even during the pandemic
According to the U.S. Labor Department, under 2% of auto mechanics are women.
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Classic cars offer students a route to modern auto repair

Aug 26, 2019
At one Connecticut school, the road to an auto repair career starts with vintage cars.
The 1934 Huppmobile restored by the students at the Raymond Hill School was on display at a recent car show in New Britain, Connecticut.
Carol Vassar

What's a mechanic to do when electric cars bring less work?

Aug 30, 2017
No more changing our oil. Fewer service needs could mean more competition for what's left.
Matthew Moreno works on a vehicle at a Valvoline Instant Oil Change in Los Angeles.
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