MG Motor UK has rolled out new hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) standards across its 92-site dealer network, ahead of the launch of the MG ZS EV in September.
The Mayor of London’s plans to get London ready for an electric revolution does not address the current gap in skills for those that will need to work on electric vehicles (EVs) in future.
Rob Purfield Associates has appointed former Dragon’s Den winner Laura Booth, as business development associate.
The public accounts committee has criticised the Department for Education’s (DfE) “poor execution” of the Apprenticeship Levy after the number of new starters slumped by 26% in 2017/18.
Kris Collinson has achieved master technician status with Peugeot UK, making him one of the youngest people in the UK to receive the accreditation.
Thatcham Research has outlined how automotive repair and insurance companies should manage vehicle repairs involving Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
The first group of 18 technicians to complete Groupe Renault’s Advanced Apprenticeship Programme have all graduated from the scheme “with honours”.
EMaC will provide free training to motor dealers to help them maximise aftersales opportunities.
The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has relaunched its Specialist Automotive Finance (SAF) programme with an improved range of training options for dealership staff.
SsangYong Motors UK has launched its inaugural vehicle technician apprenticeship, which is nationally-recognised by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).
Santander Consumer Finance (SCF) has announced the release of an enhanced renewals platform which offers free training for car dealerships' sales staff.
Drive Vauxhall retailers will take part in a two-week training roadshow from CitNOW to improve the Group's video engagement skills.
The number of people taking up Apprenticeships in January were 21% down on the same month in 2017, despite showing a 15% year-on-year increase at the start of 2019.
A charitable partnership that helps armed forces veterans get jobs in the car industry has been launched with the help of Prince William and Prince Harry.
Arnold Clark has opened the application process to applicants keen to enter the automotive sector through one of 300 new apprentices vacancies with the group.
Swansway Motor Group has selected Escalla to provide it with apprentices for its new Digital Marketing Apprenticeship initiative.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has launched two new apprenticeship standards which have been designed to upskill those people working in car dealerships’ customer service, parts and sales roles.
TrustFord has opened applications for its 2019 apprentice intake, with 91 opportunities across the group representing a second year of growth in apprentice recruitment.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has hosted a cross-industry group of experts at an Electric Vehicle Advisory Group meeting to discuss a new professional standard for workshop technicians.
The IMI has added F&I accredited salespeople to its professional register as part of an Alphera-supported scheme to improve transparency and satisfaction.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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