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The OTAA’s Month of Training & How To Use Training as a Retention Tool

Whether you’re hiring new people or wanting to “upskill” your current technicians, frequent training is a must for your staff to stay on top of new technologies and best practices. Training can come from many sources–manufacturers, parts suppliers, internally or even your own state tire and automotive association. This year, the Ohio Tire & Automotive

Autel Sponsors Garage Gurus Scholarships

The scholarship program is open to any high school or college, university, or trade school student in the U.S. pursuing an automotive degree or certification and earning a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Virtual AAPEX Experience Announces Training Lineup

The free training will be provided from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 3, through Thursday, Nov. 5.

Garage Gurus to Host Facebook Live Event on July 12

Garage Gurus Tim Habel and John Dixon will be showcasing their personal vehicles, a 1992 Chevy Camaro dragster and 1956 Ford Crown Victoria, during the live event.

Garage Gurus Earns CASE Reaccreditation

Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Garage Gurus technical education platform has earned Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE) reaccreditation. The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) help provide CASE accreditation to “help ensure training programs – including course development, instructors, facilities and related resources – are consistent with industry best practices,” according

Garage Gurus Expands to Houston

Federal-Mogul Motorparts is bringing its Garage Gurus technical training network to Houston, Texas. This is the network’s 11th regional training center and part of Garage Gurus’ 2016 expansion plan. “Garage Gurus is dramatically improving access to leading-edge technical training and business support for technicians, service writers, the owners of service businesses and the distributors who provide

Garage Gurus Expanding Program in 2016

Federal-Mogul Motorparts is expanding Garage Gurus, its technical education program for service professionals, in 2016. Changes to the program, which launched last year, will include expanded curriculum, new training center locations and additional technician incentives. The Garage Gurus network of training centers will expand to 12 locations with grand openings in the Boston, Detroit and

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Accepting Scholarship Applications

For the second consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will award $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are enrolled in accredited U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges or universities. The scholarships are part of the company’s comprehensive “Tech First” initiative, which includes the nationwide Garage Gurus network of technical education centers. Twelve $2,500 Garage Gurus Automotive

Federal-Mogul Offering ‘Garage Rewards’ for Techs, Shop Owners

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has launched a new “Garage Rewards” online loyalty program. Professional technicians and repair shop owners can earn points for an array of items by participating in qualifying training sessions, completing surveys, reviewing products and other activities as part of the program. “Garage Rewards” is a free program, available at, that allows members

Federal-Mogul Opens Garage Gurus Center in Florida

Federal-Mogul Motorparts is expanding its nationwide “Garage Gurus” technical training network with the grand opening of a new center in Miramar, Fla. The facility will service all of South Florida, the company said. “Today more than ever, front-line automotive repair professionals are demanding more training to stay current with ever-changing diagnostic and repair requirements as

Federal-Mogul Awards 12 Scholarships

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has given away $2,500 scholarships to 12 students to help them achieve their goal of becoming a top technician. The scholarships were awarded in conjunction with the launch of the company’s Garage Gurus technical education network. “As one of the auto care industry’s leading suppliers of premium branded parts, we embrace the responsibility