Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has launched the first session of its new BMW FastTrack technician training programs at the Orlando, Fla. campus, the second location to begin offering the 12-week advanced training program. A collaboration between the luxury-class German automaker and UTI, the nation’s leading provider of automotive technician training, BMW FastTrack provides state-of-the-industry training on the latest
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. is continuing its “call-for-entries” for the company’s inaugural “MAHLE: The Choice of Champions” technician promotion. Eligible participants have until August 31, 2022, to compete in this exclusive sweepstakes for the chance to win a custom-built Vaughn Gittin RTR Spec 5 Mustang or a Casey Currie Custom Jeep. The lucky winner will leave
Pep Boys has announced the 15 recipients of its annual Find Your Drive $100,000 scholarship program. The company increased its investment during this 100th year in business to $100,000 to celebrate its centennial and continue its emphasis of the critical “Race to 2026” initiative, a program designed to recruit and support the talented technicians in the automotive
Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys, AAMCO, Precision Tune Auto Care, and RPM Automotive, will award $30,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. Twelve scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to qualified students studying to become professional automotive technicians. Students can begin
ZF Aftermarket has launched the workshop service ZF [pro]Tech for the US market. The knowledge based workshop service connects technicians to everyday needs in order to make their shop successful.
Building on its multi-year commitment to attract talented young professionals to the automotive service industry, Federal-Mogul Motorparts has awarded 12 $2,500 tuition scholarships on behalf of its Garage Gurus technical education network to students enrolled in accredited post-secondary automotive technology schools.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts Announces Second Round of Annual Scholarships for Automotive Technology Students
For the second consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will award $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges or universities.
Emory Sweeney founded the Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School, in May of 1908 in Kansas City, MO with just five students enrolled. Started on a shoestring, the enrollment fees collected from the first five students were used to rent a building and buy teaching supplies for a month.