Vehicles with open recalls that have “dangerous defects" are being sold at New York City-area auctions, along with multiple area dealerships, which has alarmed consumers. As a result, the state is looking to change its recall policies.
Michael Kenneth James is accused of buying $187,670 in parts manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and “other manufacturers which are not in the school’s fleet” between July 2014 and November 2017.
Not only will shop need to learn to explain advanced driver-assist systems to customers, but technicians must understand how to repair the ever-changing technology within vehicles. If not, they’ll put drivers everywhere in danger.
Based on an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) data, TechForce found that the estimated demand for “new entrant” technicians is much higher than previously reported. For the period between 2016 and 2026, that demand is more than triple the prior BLS estimates for the period between 2014 and 2024.
RepairPal's Reliability Rating was derived from millions of repair orders on model years between 2010 through 2017. The study found that the average annual repair cost for all cars brought into RepairPal certified shops was $620 per year.