Auto Mechanic

  • Becoming The Best Mechanic In The World

    Becoming The Best Mechanic In The World

    "Talking to you right now," says Daniel Lehmkuhl (pictured with Aneesh Chopra, chief technology officer of the United States). "I never thought this would happen." When Lehmkuhl decided as a child that he wanted to go into automotive technology, he never expected to one day get the attention of the national... Continue Reading

  • 6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

    By Dawn Papandrea Ever glance at a home or car repair bill and think to yourself, "I'm in the wrong line of work!"? If so, it's with good reason. Skilled tradespeople who can build, repair or maintain equipment that most lay people cannot do on their own can rake in the big bucks, especially if they build... Continue Reading

  • Not Your Father's Blue Collar Job: A Look At Skilled Worker Today

    Not Your Father's Blue Collar Job: A Look At Skilled Worker Today

    By Beth Braccio Hering Imagine a 1950s auto mechanic stepping into a modern repair shop. While some familiar hand tools would remain, the worker would be stunned by the sophisticated diagnostic equipment needed to work on ordinary cars equipped with computers and electronic components. The mechanic's high... Continue Reading

  • Trade Secrets from an Auto Mechanic

    Trade Secrets from an Auto Mechanic

    Ian knows his way around under the hood of a car. He's been a mechanic since he was a teenager and became certified by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence 20 years ago. Here's what he has to say about those hefty bills you always get from your mechanic, and how to keep your car revving... Continue Reading