Automotive Education

'Promise' of college, good job promoted Monday to Baton Rouge high school students - The Advocate

October 22, 2018 - 9:41pm

'Promise' of college, good job promoted Monday to Baton Rouge high school students
The Advocate
The Career & Technical Education Center is seen as part of this promise because it's meant to get more students on a better footing after they graduate from high school. A total of 114 teenagers from nine public high schools in Baton Rouge spend half ...

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Australia's automotive engineering graduates get a $5 million boost - create digital (blog)

October 22, 2018 - 8:32pm

create digital (blog)

Australia's automotive engineering graduates get a $5 million boost
create digital (blog)
“On the path towards a driverless future – with safer roads and fewer crashes – we see education as critical to building the technical know-how and developing the soft skills beyond automotive engineering experience that will drive us to the forefront ...

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Tire dealerships continue struggle to find qualified help in shops - Tire Business

October 22, 2018 - 5:43pm

Tire Business

Tire dealerships continue struggle to find qualified help in shops
Tire Business
AKRON — Few in the automotive aftermarket would argue that finding — and keeping — knowledgeable, reliable auto technicians is becoming increasingly difficult in today's tight job market, but just how difficult is it? The issue is top of mind at the ...

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Focus on diversity could help close automotive the skills gap - Out-Law.com

October 22, 2018 - 5:03am

Focus on diversity could help close automotive the skills gap
Out-Law.com
Only 19% of students said that a STEM subject was a favourite, with 39% instead favouring arts and humanities; while only 12% of students said that they preferred hands-on learning and only 9% were interested in apprenticeships as opposed to university ...

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Your vote can make New Mexico a better place - Albuquerque Journal

October 22, 2018 - 2:12am

Your vote can make New Mexico a better place
Albuquerque Journal
Bond funds will support Eastern New Mexico campuses in Portales, Roswell and Ruidoso, providing renovations to the Roosevelt Science Center, doubling the capacity of a welding-automotive facility and better utilizing educational space. • The University ...

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Honda's V2X technology at a crossroads - Automotive News

October 22, 2018 - 12:38am

Automotive News

Honda's V2X technology at a crossroads
Automotive News
"We said it's for traffic monitoring," Andrako told Automotive News. Things were fine "once they found out it had nothing to do with autonomous vehicles. It was just connected [vehicles]. I've been doing education and explaining self-driving cars are ...

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Auto mechanics in short supply in NH - The Union Leader

October 22, 2018 - 12:29am

The Union Leader

Auto mechanics in short supply in NH
The Union Leader
“New Hampshire has a comprehensive pipeline to recruit, train and retain the best and brightest students for these careers,” said Jessica Dade, assistant executive director and career coordinator for the New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation ...

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Bentonville mayoral candidates talk city issues - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)

October 22, 2018 - 12:10am

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)

Bentonville mayoral candidates talk city issues
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)
Employment: Director of social media and community involvement with McLarty Daniel Automotive Group in Bentonville. Education: Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arkansas in 1997 and a master's degree from Missouri State ...

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The German automotive industry fears the loss of 100 000 jobs - Wire News Fax

October 21, 2018 - 11:46am

Wire News Fax

The German automotive industry fears the loss of 100 000 jobs
Wire News Fax
The wind is turning for the German automotive industry ? Three years after the ” dieselgate “, the first branch of the economy of the country fears a loss of influence without prédécent. Since a few weeks, the aftershocks of this crisis original line up.

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This is the future, says top MP during college visit - shropshirestar.com

October 20, 2018 - 1:04am

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This is the future, says top MP during college visit
shropshirestar.com
Rob Halfon, a former education minister and chairman of the parliamentary select committee on education, made the comments during a visit to the automotive and engineering departments at Telford College on Thursday. Earlier in the day he had visited ...

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PPG: Distributors had more inventory than auto body shops needed in 3Q - Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

October 19, 2018 - 6:01pm

Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

PPG: Distributors had more inventory than auto body shops needed in 3Q
Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)
PPG's organic automotive refinish sales globally fell by a “low-single-digit percentage year over year,” trending lower as the quarter progressed, CEO Michael McGarry told analysts in a third-quarter earnings call Thursday. (Special thanks to Seeking ...

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ARANY Convention Brings 40 Yards Together for Education, Networking - Autobody News

October 19, 2018 - 2:44pm

Autobody News

ARANY Convention Brings 40 Yards Together for Education, Networking
Autobody News
The goal of the annual event is to provide attendees with “the latest information related to automotive recycling, hold the Annual Business Meeting for the association and elect the new officers. There were also ample opportunities to engage with ...

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Before You Hand Over the Keys: Teach Teens Three Important Tire Safety Checks - Associated Press (press release) (blog)

October 19, 2018 - 8:48am

Business Wire

Before You Hand Over the Keys: Teach Teens Three Important Tire Safety Checks
Associated Press (press release) (blog)
Cooper Tire's Tread Wisely™ program, a tire and vehicle safety campaign for teens and young adults, is providing parents with the tools they need to educate young drivers and help keep them safe on the road. ... INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER CONSUMER ...
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Daimler Financial Services trials avatar in customer call centre - just-auto.com

October 19, 2018 - 5:59am

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Daimler Financial Services trials avatar in customer call centre
just-auto.com
Daimler Financial Services (DFS) has been trialling a digital avatar called 'Sarah' to answer most frequently asked customer questions during an internal pilot at one of the company's call centres in the US. Following satisfactory trials, DFS has now ...

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Daimler Financial Services invests in AI developer Soul Machines - just-auto.com

October 19, 2018 - 5:59am

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Daimler Financial Services invests in AI developer Soul Machines
just-auto.com
Daimler Financial Services (DFS) said it had invested in New Zealand-based company Soul Machines to further develop artificial and emotional intelligence for a multi channel, customer service pilot. Chief information officer Udo Neumann said: "After ...

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Santa Maria high schools seek industry expertise to guide Career Technical Education programs - Santa Maria Times

October 18, 2018 - 9:28pm

Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria high schools seek industry expertise to guide Career Technical Education programs
Santa Maria Times
Touted as a launching point for well-paying jobs and an educated workforce, industry leaders and administrators from the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District met Thursday in Orcutt to brainstorm possible partnerships to benefit the development ...

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$30 million motorsports complex eyed for Lee airport property - Naples Daily News

October 18, 2018 - 7:04pm

Naples Daily News

$30 million motorsports complex eyed for Lee airport property
Naples Daily News
The track promoter would also construct a building for administration and automotive technical education. Dell Aquila has been a developer in New Jersey and served as an elected village supervisor in Port Jefferson, New York. Talks are preliminary and ...

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Arity-Sr Sales and Business Development Manager (Automotive) - Built In Chicago

October 18, 2018 - 5:34pm

Arity-Sr Sales and Business Development Manager (Automotive)
Built In Chicago
The Sr Sales and Business Development Manager (Automotive) will lead sales strategy for an Arity product segment or across multiple segments (i.e. Automotive, Insurance, Consumer, DaaS) to create and execute both short and long-term sales strategies.

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$30 million motorsports complex eyed for Lee airport property - The News-Press

October 18, 2018 - 5:16pm

The News-Press

$30 million motorsports complex eyed for Lee airport property
The News-Press
The track promoter would also construct a building for administration and automotive technical education. Dell Aquila has been a developer in New Jersey and served as an elected village supervisor in Port Jefferson, New York. Talks are preliminary and ...

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#RethinkSchool: Minding the Gap - U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)

October 18, 2018 - 3:42pm

U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)

#RethinkSchool: Minding the Gap
U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)
As the former Superintendent of Education for South Carolina, I worked to transform the information provided and options offered to students and parents. The goal was that each student would leave high school confident about what comes afterwards ...

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