Auto mechanics

Auto mechanic shortage hits Las Vegas valley

When Mike Spangler opens the hood of his car, the interior mechanics seem alien. In the 60s, Spangler was doing all the work on his car himself. Today he doesn’t even bother to change the oil. “There are more on-board computers in your car than there were in the space shuttle,” said Spangler, dean of […]

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The most radioactive place in New York is an auto shop

When the Wolff-Alport Chemical Company refined rare earth elements in the 1940s and 1950s, he acted responsibly with all the radioactive thorium waste he produced in the process: he threw it down the drain. Now Los Primos Auto Repair is sharing the site with a trendy bar for a neighbour. It is New York’s most […]

Auto shop

Katy ISD takes a new approach to the automotive workshop class

You can’t beat the price: ten bucks to service your cooling system or change the oil and even major auto work like a front brake job will only set you back around $40. But there’s a catch — you have to supply the parts and your mechanic isn’t old enough to vote. “But they’re supervised,” […]

Auto shop

Oakland County Auto Shop Suspended for Hiring Uncertified Mechanics and Many Other Violations

FERNDALE, Mich. – An Oakland County auto repair shop was suspended for hiring uncertified mechanics, charging customers for repairs not performed and several other violations, state officials said. Amazin Auto Repair at 503 East Eight Mile Road in Ferndale has been suspended due to violations of the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Act. Members of […]