Podcast: Preparing Your Shop for EVs & ADAS (w/ Ben Johnson)

Aug. 2, 2022

Ben Johnson, director of product management for Mitchell 1, talks about the role of emerging technologies in auto care and what shops can do to prepare for EV and ADAS work.

This week on Ratchet+Wrench Radio, Ben Johnson of Mitchell 1 joins the show.


Ben is the director of product management for Mitchell 1 and is responsible for managing Mitchell 1s portfolio of products for the motor vehicle industry. He maintains several ASE certifications and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International. He currently serves on the Auto Care Association’s Tool & Equipment and Emerging Technologies committees, and on the executive council at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Technology Council. He is a frequent presenter at industry events, speaking on ADAS and emerging automotive technologies.

Today, Ben will talk about the fear and uncertainty surrounding electrification and how shops can prepare to offer services for EVs and ADAS-equipped vehicles. 

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