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How to Create a More Female-friendly Transportation Industry

May 14, 2019 2:53:00 PM / by Tracy Honore posted in Interstate Batteries, transportation industry, Automotive careers, Women Techs Rock

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“What’s a pretty little thing like you doing working on cars?”

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Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning

Aug 30, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Scott Miller posted in Interstate Batteries, Automotive Technician, tech shortage, Auto Repair Bay, Technician Shortage, Repair Bays, automotive aftermarket industry

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The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s fueled by consumers keeping their vehicles longer, putting more miles on them and needing more help when it comes to servicing them.

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Shifting the Myth

Apr 16, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Tom Gray, Director of Marketing Interstate Batteries posted in Shifting the Myth, Interstate Batteries, TechForce Foundation Partners

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Many automotive technicians were inspired to work in this industry for very personal reasons – maybe they grew up working in their family’s repair shop, have a knack for taking stuff apart and putting it back together again or they’ve just always had a passion for cars. Instead of listening to conventional wisdom’s claims that the only path to a successful career is through a university education, they chose to go their own way and make a living using a trade.

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