TITLE

Half of top techs set to service EVs

AUTHOR(S)
Sawyers, Arlena
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Automotive News;9/2/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5676, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the survey commissioned by Valvoline Co. on the preparation of master mechanics to service electric vehicles in the United States. Performance of electricians in the National Institute for Automotive Excellence's tests.
ACCESSION #
9609162225

 

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