Category: Auto Repair

CarMax Joins Campaign to End Technician Shortage

March 11th, 2019 by

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CARMAX SIGNS ON TO SUPPORT TECHFORCE FOUNDATION®’S FUTURETECH SUCCESS® CAMPAIGN Partnership to support industry-wide initiative to address technician shortage   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — March 18, 2019 — With the transportation industry’s growing demand for technicians, CarMax is partnering with TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success campaign in

Announcing 2018 Techs Rock Awards Winners

December 20th, 2018 by

  TechForce Foundation Announces its 2018 Techs Rock Awards Winners Five automotive and motorcycle technicians recognized as outstanding mentors, role models and professionals at work and in their communities   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — December 20, 2018 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing students to and through their technical education and into careers as professional technicians, announces

Technician Supply & Demand Report: Update for Fall 2018

December 19th, 2018 by

  TechForce Report Reveals Shortage of Vehicle Technicians Continues to Worsen Overall Gap in Supply and Demand of New Entrant Transportation Technicians Continues to Grow Despite Slight Uptick in Diesel Certifications   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — December 19, 2018 — TechForce Foundation® has released a Transportation Technician Supply & Demand Report updating its “Transportation Technician Supply”

Penske Truck Leasing Joining TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success Campaign

November 27th, 2018 by

Penske Truck Leasing Investing in Next Generation Maintenance Workforce by Joining TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® Campaign   READING, Pa., Nov. 27, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing is joining the TechForce Foundation’s efforts to recruit the next generation of truck fleet maintenance technicians by serving as an early adopter in the foundation’s FutureTech Success campaign. The

TechForce Foundation® names Tina Smith as its Director of National Partnership

October 8th, 2018 by

  TechForce Foundation® names Tina Smith as its Director of National Partnership   Scottsdale, AZ — October 08, 2018 — TechForce Foundation has named Tina Smith as its Director of National Partnership, responsible for developing corporate partnerships throughout the transportation industry (including automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, marine, motorsports, aviation, aftermarket and restoration segments) that aim

CCAR joins TechForce to Inspire the Next Generation of Automotive Technicians

September 20th, 2018 by

Media Contacts:       Charles Ayers, CCAR cea@ccar-greenlink.org 847-749-4375 Jennifer Maher, TechForce Foundation jmaher@techforce.org 623-445-0933   CCAR joins TechForce to inspire the next generation of automotive technicians   Palatine, IL — September 20, 2018 — The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is pleased to announce its support for the nonprofit TechForce Foundation®’s new national

New Collar Jobs Redefining Labor Day

August 27th, 2018 by

  New Collar Jobs Redefining Labor Day TechForce Foundation launches – Because I’m a Tech campaign.   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – August 27, 2018 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing students to and through their technical education and into careers as professional transportation technicians, has launched its Because I’m a Tech campaign (hashtag #becauseimatech) to coincide

TechForce Sponsors Scholarships for Women Pursuing Technical Careers

July 31st, 2018 by

TechForce Foundation Sponsors $6,000 in Scholarships for Women Entering the Transportation Industry TechForce Foundation recently sponsored two $3,000 scholarships for young women pursuing careers in the transportation industry. The scholarships were administered by Women in Auto Care, a partner of the Foundation.   Callie discovered automotive two years ago, and in that time, has fallen

TechForce Collaboration Offers Curriculum Exploring STEAM in Motorsports

July 18th, 2018 by

  STEAM Sports Foundation Launches the “STEAM Behind Motorsports” Curriculum   (Atlanta, GA, July 18, 2018) – STEAM Sports Foundation, an affiliate of the STEAM Sports Group, recently introduced a six-activity “STEAM Sports Classroom” curriculum about the STEAM Behind Motorsports.  Designed as a two-week study, the curriculum focuses on chassis, data analytics, engine, fuel, nutrition