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The Modern Auto Tech: How the Industry is Changing With Technology

Nov 8, 2019 9:41:06 AM / by TechForce Staff posted in high tech career path, Automotive technology

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Today’s auto techs are as much IT specialists as hands-on repair people. This should not come as a surprise, considering the average car rolling off the assembly line runs on as many as 100 million lines of code, and the Ford F-150 pickup boasts a whopping 150 million!

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4 Skills Needed to Succeed in the Automotive Technology Industry

Oct 24, 2019 1:43:04 PM / by TechForce Staff posted in Automotive technology

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A successful automotive technology professional needs skills that go beyond identifying the cause of a ping, thump, or ticking noise under the hood. In addition to technical mastery, a  skillful auto expert has the ability to accurately analyze the situation and be up on the latest tech that makes cars go, all the while putting the customer at ease. 

Here are four skills that an automotive tech should have at the ready.

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6 Automotive Careers to Pursue if You Love Cars

Oct 10, 2019 1:15:16 PM / by Greg Settle posted in Automotive careers

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In today’s world, if you love cars and motorcycles, you can easily turn your passion into a lucrative and successful career. Once stigmatized as grease monkey on the bottom rung of the job ladder, careers in the transportation field have experienced continued growth and are fast becoming a desirable place to work with all sorts of advanced technology.

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Alternatives to College: 5 Benefits of a Technical School Education

Aug 15, 2019 4:13:22 PM / by Greg Settle posted in technical school

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Are your friends busy applying to traditional, four-year colleges? Does that sound completely unappealing to you? If the idea of sitting in a crowded lecture hall sounds like something meant for someone else’s life and makes you want to forget the whole thing, you’re not alone.

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Parent Toolkit: Is Technical College Right for Your Kid?

Aug 8, 2019 2:50:25 PM / by Greg Settle

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In education, one size doesn’t necessarily fit all. A traditional, four-year college may be a great place for some students, but if your child enjoys working with their hands or has a learning difference such as ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, etc., a technical college may be a better fit.

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Biggest Car Show in the World is this Week... Will You Be There?

Oct 8, 2018 3:22:39 PM / by Benjamin Peoples posted in Automotive careers, Future Tech News

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TechForce Foundation is attending the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Eastern Regional Fall Meet in Hershey, PA from October 10 to 13, 2018. Attendance is free. Scroll down for event information. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram this week for live updates from the event. 


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Oct 3, 2018 7:00:04 AM / by TechForce Foundation posted in Future Tech News

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