Guest Blog Series

Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

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Under The Hood | December 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR DECEMBER 2021: Techs Rock Awards 2021 Grand Prize Winner | Bogi Women Shifting Gears by Hemmings | Women Techs Rock | Donate Your Car | Brienne Davis Memorial Scholarship | Throdle Partners With TechForce | Chasing Classic Cars’ Wayne Carini   Announcing the Grand Prize Winner of TechForce’s 2021

RELEASE: Grand Prize Winner named in 2021 Techs Rock Awards

TechForce Foundation® Announces 2021 Techs Rock AwardsTM Grand Prize Winner   Donald Ranquist of CarMax selected for top honors in 3rd annual Awards honoring technicians December 7, 2021 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce Foundation® announces Donald Ranquist, an automotive technician at CarMax in South Jordan, Utah, as the 2021 Techs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner.

RELEASE: 2021 Techs Rock Category Winners & Grand Prize Vote

TechForce Foundation® Announces Category Winners & Opens Public Grand Prize Vote in its 3rd Annual Techs Rock AwardsTM Five transportation technicians recognized for outstanding contributions as role models in their shops and in their communities November 29, 2021 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce Foundation® announces the Category Winners for the 2021 Techs Rock Awards and

Under The Hood | November 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR OCTOBER 2021: Technician Supply & Demand Report | Scholarship – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools | Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award | Driven to Care Legacy Fund | Women Techs Rock – Techs Rock Awards | TechForce Challenge Winner Technician Supply & Demand Report: Updated for 2021 TechForce has

TechForce releases the 2021 Technician Supply & Demand Report

TechForce Report Reveals Demand for New Technicians Nearly Doubled since 2020 – Estimated to Outpace Supply by 5 to 1 Supply took a big hit in 2020 from COVID while demand continued to increase Electric vehicle impact on demand negligible over next 5 years October 28, 2021 – PHOENIX, AZ — TechForce Foundation® has released its 2021

3rd Annual Techs Rocks Awards now accepting nominations

TechForce Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for its 3rd Annual Techs Rock AwardsTM Five transportation technicians to be recognized for outstandingcontributions as role models in their shops and communities October 25, 2021 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce Foundation’s® annual Techs Rock Awards season has begun. TechForce created this prestigious award to honor professional technicians who mentor and

Under The Hood | October 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR OCTOBER 2021: Techs Rock Awards | Stacey David | Driven To Care | TechForce Training Video | Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award | TechForce Trivia | Women Techs Rock GM Technician 2021 Techs Rock Awards are less than 2 weeks away! We’re excited to announce nominations for the 3rd annual

Under The Hood | September 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR SEPTEMBER 2021: Because I’m A Tech Stories | Transportation Technician Careers | Nominations For 2021 Techs Rock Awards Open | Women Techs Rock – Josie Whitlock | Shop Owner Luke Walker Pays It Forward | Car Industry Events in TechForce | Technician Scholarship Story From Derrick | Name Of

Women Techs Rock: Josie Whitlock proves the value of good mentorship

This technician spotlight is published as part of TechForce Foundation’s diversity initiatives. Help us find other women technicians to highlight in Women Techs Rock. Get started at TechForce.org/WomenTechStories     Women Techs Rock Highlight Name: Josie Whitlock Employer: Matt’s Automotive Service Center Location: Fargo, North Dakota School: North Dakota State College of Science   Who

Women Techs Rock: EV tech Allison Donohoo works on the cutting edge of transportation

This technician spotlight is published as part of TechForce Foundation’s diversity initiatives. Help us find other women technicians to highlight in Women Techs Rock. Get started at TechForce.org/WomenTechStories     Women Techs Rock Highlight Name: Allison Donohoo Employer: Crest Volvo Age: 23 Location: Frisco, Texas School: Universal Technical Institute   Who is Allison Donohoo? Like