About 60,000 additional automobile technicians are needed in the next 5 years, according to industry experts. And working on complex vehicles requires more skills which limits the pool of qualified candidates, forcing dealers and independent shops to compete for good technicians. The best prospects should be comfortable with computers, understand electronics, and know the basics of how a car works. But the best suited candidate is likely to seek something more glamorous and less grimy in the computer technology field. And older mechanics may not warm up to computer technology. The Automotive Service Association says one technician enters the job market for every 10 who leave (USA Today).
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