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posted March 11, 2012 — Toyota is offering a free “Teen Driver Safety Clinic” for teens and their parents on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at DCH Brunswick Toyota in North Brunswick, NJ. This 2.5-hour interactive session provides both pre-driver and new-driver teens, as well as their parents, a beyond basics approach to road safety. Read more.
November 12, 2011 — At Empire State College, of the State University of New York, we believe that people with the will to learn deserve every opportunity to achieve their goals. But with the demands placed on working adults in a multitasking, modern world, a conventional college education is often not an option…or even the best way for individuals to get the most out of their educational experience. SUNY Empire State College is the answer. (1 MB PDF)
November 5, 2011 — The Car Care Council has named Audra Fordin its first Female Service Shop Owner of the Year. Read more.
October 9, 2010 — First Gender-Balanced Automotive Broadcast Team Hits The U.S. Airwaves — read more
July 10, 2010 — The two-student North Dakota team of McKenzie Nordland, 17, and Jonathan Anderson, 18, bested top teams from the other 49 states in a timed competition by perfectly diagnosing repair challenges in 61 minutes 30 seconds to claim the title of best young auto technicians at the 61st annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Championship held on the front lawn of Ford World Headquarters in Deaborn, Mich., Tuesday, June 15, 2010.
February 27, 2010 — Victor Muller, owner and CEO of Spyker Cars, the new owner of Saab, will be a featured guest on the Auto Lab simulcast Live from New York here on The Auto Channel this Saturday Morning.
September 29, 2009 — Bruce Bendell and GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz received the Greater New York Councils Boy Scouts of America Good Scout Award in recognition of their professional achievements and community service. They also raised $175,000 for the Boy Scouts at the awards ceremony.
April 17, 2009 — ‘America’s Top Technician’ Title Won by Los Angeles High School Students at National Automotive Technology Competition
America's Top Technicians, Matt Bezkrovny and Adam Whelan
NATC Winner Matt Bezkrovny
NATC Winner Adam Whelan
May 12, 2012
- Robert Erskine- Senior European Correspondent, London England - "DAM ADAM"
- Liz Barth- Consumer Reports Associate Web Editor for Autos - 'CONSUMER REPORTS SURVEY: 8 IN 10 YOUNG DRIVERS SAY TEXTING BEHIND THE WHEEL IS DANGEROUS, YET NEARLY A THIRD ADMIT TO DOING IT"
- Russ Rader-Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - '2013 LEXUS GS EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK"
- Sharon Sudol & John Russell, Automotive Jounalists - "2012 RAV 4"
- Dr. William Sharfman, Automotive Journalist - "TALKING ABOUT DODGE DART AND 2013 FORD FUSION"
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This Week's Guest Automotive Experts - Saturday, 12 May 2012
Harold Bendell - Major World
Fred Bordoff - New York Center for Automotive Technology (NYCAT)
Robert Erskine - Senior European Correspondent from London, England
Audra Fordin - Great Bear Auto Repairs and Auto Body
Joe Guarino - Joe Guarino Automotive Repairs and Access Automotive Communications
Nicole Markson - Auto Empowerment
Michael Porcelli - Central Avenue Info and I-Car
Nick Prague - Metropolitan Transportation Authority Training Superintendent and Rockland Community College, SUNY
Bill Sharfman - Automotive Journalist and Consultant