The Motor Ombudsman has added a new search facility to its Garage Finder to allow owners of electric vehicles (EVs) to more easily find and identify accredited businesses to service and repair their car.
Glyn Hopkin has launched a recruitment drive after growth in the South East prompted the car retail group to open applications for “dozens of aftersales posts” – including apprenticeships and full-time technician posts.
Autotech Recruit has branched into Northern Ireland following increasing demand from garages for temporary vehicle technicians and MOT testers to fill positions as a result of the ongoing skills shortage.
Direct Line has teamed up with Thatcham Research, DG Cities and the Women’s Engineering Society to deliver a view of the car workshop of the future in a bid to attract an new generation of technician talent.
The IMI has called for further development in EV skills training, following the Government’s response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee's Electric vehicles: driving the transition report.
The Institute for the Motor Industry has presented new information related to the regulation of technicians working on electric vehicles to the Parliamentary Secretary of State for the Department for Transport.