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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Industry Campaign Video Unveiled

  TechForce Foundation unveils video previewing FutureTech Success campaign TechForce Foundation unveiled its video, “What Would You Tell the Younger You?” created to help industry understand the messaging, positioning and promise of its forthcoming FutureTech Success, an industry-wide initiative to address and solve the technician shortage. Industry is invited to share the video with colleagues, vendors

NASCAR Tech Student Madison Conrad Revs Up For Her New Career

The 2017 NASCAR season begins soon and so will the racing career for one of NASCAR Technical Institute’s finest students. Madison Conrad, a 19-year-old Mooresville resident, will be completing the Auto/NASCAR/Pit Crew program at the Mooresville-based institution and moving on to a full-time job at Roush Yates Engines. Madison Conrad aspires to be a trackside

Madison Conrad Receives The Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award

Racing and winning are in Madison Conrad’s blood. Those forces drive her. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Conrad’s grandfather and father both raced. Five-year-old Conrad raced Hot Wheels at the racetrack while her father competed at Duke City, Hollywood and Sandia speedways. Her love of the sport grew with her. Conrad, now a senior

2017 Automotive Aftermarket Forecast

Update:  As Techs Gray, Fresh Faces Needed by Gary Stamberger “The initial conversation on this topic took place two years ago… it was determined that the best course of action was to join forces with the TechForce Foundation on this issue…” To read the full article, Click here and flip to page 10. Click here