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.
Creating “EV champions” in dealerships could maximise the growing demand for electric vehicles, according to Gain Solutions.
Jardine Motor Group has launched a recruitment drive for its multi-million pound Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Slough, in a bid to attract new talent to staff the facility.
MG Motor UK has announced that the Cecil Kimber College has now been accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), following “significant investment”.
Alex F Noble & Son has funded a five-month scholarship to equip aspiring automotive engineer Jessica O’Leary with the skills to work on a new generation of electric vehicles.
Volvo Car UK will focus on school and college leavers in a bid to fill 60 apprenticeship programme spaces as part of an ongoing recruitment drive in 2018.
Sytner Group’s top technicians showcased their speed and skill in the workshop as they took on the car retail group’s Elite Technician Challenge to win a VIP trip to Indy Car’s Detroit Grand Prix.
Jardine Motors Group HR director Clare Martin has warned that the issue of automotive skills shortage “will widen” with the increasing demands of technical expertise in dealership workshops.
Volvo has opened a new £6 million training and development centre in Daventry to help support its ambitions to become a leading premium brand competitor in the UK.
Jardine Motors Group has launched an new apprenticeship scheme which will see the next-generation of talented technicians receive £10,000 worth of tools.
Ford has begun a bid to recruit 1,000 technicians for it UK dealerships with the lure of potential salaries of up to £45,000-per-year.
Volvo Car UK will aim to bolster dealers' efforts to meet a target of finding 300 new technicians with the launch of a new online portal designed to assist them with recruitment.
Inchcape has launched a search to find seven technicians to work across its Jaguar and Land Rover dealerships in Derby.
Inchcape Retail technicians benefit from new employment package as part of a recruitment drive.
The future looks bright for Mercedes-Benz Retail Group’s West Bromley operation after two of its apprentices were named as Britain’s best by the vehicle manufacturer.
Technicians in the Mitsubishi Motors UK dealer network are set to receive Institute of the Motor Industry qualifications following specialist training on EV and hybrid vehicles.
The IMI has welcomed calls from Daniel Zeichner MP for licensing of motor industry professionals working on electric vehicles.
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