Brian Kaner of Icahn Automotive, left, presented Dominic Lightner, an automotive technology student at UTI in Orlando, with a $2,500 scholarship.
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Icahn's Race to 2026 Adds a 6th Tech School

Icahn Automotive Group LLC has expanded its Race to 2026 initiative to a sixth technical school. The addition of the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) campus in Orlando, Fla., is the last planned expansion for 2019.

Maliyah Ramsey is a high school junior in Akron, Ohio, studying automotive technology at East Community Learning Center. Akron Public Schools is creating specific career-minded academies at each of its high schools, and it’s received a boost from Bridgestone Americas Inc. The tire maker sponsors the Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology, which includes an automotive curriculum, as well as electrical engineering, interactive media and welding classes.
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The Hunt for Technicians

"We have 21 locations and we could probably use 21 more technicians.” Tire dealers all over the country can feel Matt Jensen’s pain.

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Industry Needs 75,900 New Automotive Technicians

According to a new report, the shortage of automotive technicians is much more severe than previously calculated, and it will take at least two or three more years for the recovery to begin.  

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