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Autel Adds EV Diagnostics and Maintenance to On-Site Classes

EV training will include classroom and hands-on instruction on servicing electric vehicles’ key components.

Is Your Shop Ready for the EV Wave?

In this episode of Talking Shop With ShopOwner, Doug Kaufman talks with Susan Starnes, NAPA vice president of emerging markets, and Jake Sorensen, a NAPA Auto Care technician at McNeil’s Autocare in Sandy and Riverton, UT.

SP guide for safe handling and storage of EV batteries released

The guide includes links to several relevant regulations and standards.

ASE introduces EV certification vouchers and safety standards

There are two tests in this series: the xEV electrical safety awareness; and the xEV technician electrical safety.

IC Bus partners with ASE to offer xEV certification

The ASE Education Foundation and IC Bus joined forces to sponsor 1,000 high school students and their instructors enrolled in ASE-accredited medium/heavy truck training programs.

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ASE announces new EV standards, EV certification program

ASE says the intent of these standards is to minimize exposure to EV hazards and their associated impacts.

US DOE, Stellantis launch ‘Battery Workforce Challenge’

The DOE says the competition will develop a highly skilled domestic EV battery workforce.

Job Corps, Mercedes partner to offer EV technician training

The agreement will allow Mercedes-Benz USA to develop the curriculum and train Job Corps instructors to deliver it.

NAPA hopes NexDrive training will be shops’ EV entry point

The program is launching in the U.S. after seeing success in Europe and Canada.

Jaguar Land Rover to launch electrification training initiative

Jaguar Land Rover will launch a global “upskilling drive” to train 29,000 people for its connected and data capabilities in the next three years and support the rapid transition to electrification. The company says its Future Skills Programme will see more than 10,000 employees in the U.K. and nearly 19,000 across the rest of the

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Tire Industry Association launches EV advisory council

As the automotive industry shifts toward producing electric-powered vehicles, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) has launched an Electric Vehicle Advisory Council (EVAC) to begin evaluating the impact of this evolution on the tire industry. The council will focus on educating and training tire and auto dealers on the proper service techniques and procedures of EVs,

GM expands EV first responder training efforts

GM says it is expanding its efforts to educate public safety, fire and emergency service providers throughout the United States and Canada as EV sales grow. The company’s latest EV first responder training program will focus primarily on personnel in fire services, providing instruction and sharing of best practices on how to most effectively support