The RMI Academy of Automotive Skills has opened its fourth training site in Lincoln. The new facility, which was opened by MP Karl McCartney, joins established facilities in Runcorn, Winchester and Southam, and is part of the RMI’s commitment to address the skills shortage in the automotive industry by providing affordable, high quality training for garages on a more local [...]
Posted on 28 September 2021 | 9:08 am
Vehicle salvage and dismantling company Synetiq is hosting a free online accredited carbon literacy training course on 1 November. The course includes sustainability-based training highlighting the changes that need to be made to combat climate change. Attendees will be asked to complete an evaluation following the course, including an assessment of everyday activities, both at home and work, and their [...]
Posted on 28 September 2021 | 6:37 am
Automotive charity Ben is launching a new range of programmes that are specially tailored to help younger automotive people aged 16 years and old. The support is being launched on SilverCloud, Ben’s digital mental health and wellbeing platform which offers people round the clock access to tools that can help them to better manage their mental health and wellbeing. Programmes [...]
Posted on 28 September 2021 | 5:43 am
Car registrations across 26 European markets fell 18% in August, making the 713,714 units sold the lowest recorded volume in August since 2014. However, year-to-date volume remains higher than last year, with 8,095,419 registered units compared with 7,192,839 registered between January and August in 2020. Felipe Munoz, global analyst at JATO Dynamics, said: “The chip shortage has been a major [...]
Posted on 28 September 2021 | 5:39 am
Searches for electric vehicles shot up 1,600% in a single day as a result of petrol and diesel shortages. Analysis of Google search data carried out by Carguide.co.uk revealed that online searches for EVs was 16 times higher than normal last Friday. A spokesperson for the company said: “It’s interesting to see how a shortage in fuel for petrol and [...]
Posted on 27 September 2021 | 9:43 am
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