Read the August issue of Fixed Ops Journal, the parts,
service and collision magazine from Automotive News.

Letters

GM's dog won't hunt

I thought the comments that Peter Lanzavecchia madewere right on target.

Technician's job isn't what it used to be

Editor David Kushma's column on auto repair personnel statistics should have someone concerned -- maybe the consumer.


Used cars, GM hire and Opel's new life

Reader responds to Keith Crain's column on used cars, GM's new hire as its DC voice, and Opel's operating profit.

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MORE LETTERS EDITORIALS COLUMNISTS BLOGS

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
A case for Chrysler's brand

Reader calls for FCA to "do the right thing" and preserve Chrysler's legacy in the wake of CEO Sergio Marchionne's death.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Bring back U.S. steel, parts manufacturing

I'm concerned about the messages portrayed in Automotive News of late. Journalism should look at both sides of an issue and present it so the reader may form their own opinion.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Think ahead for EV infrastructure

The Transportation Electrification Accord should have been created 20 years ago, but those who couldn't understand the future kept citing erroneous, obsolete or irrelevant economics -- and wasted valuable time.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Fuel cells a solution for drivers' needs

As society continues to push for greater vehicle electrification, it becomes even more important to remember that individual consumers' vehicular needs can vary significantly depending on where they live and how they use their vehicles.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Autonomous vehicle conference needed

Each of the OEMs has at least one private proving ground, and each of the major Tier 1 suppliers has or has access to a proving ground. These proving grounds are secure and have road conditions and driving scenarios that can be safely used and provide reproducible test data.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
EV mandates are unfair to dealers

In a perfect world, I would agree with Keith Crain's May 28 column, “We need to slow way down.” But we live in a world where EV mandates have existed for over a decade.

Fight tech shortage by keeping the ones we have

Factories are justifiably focused on long overdue recruitment and training programs for service technicians. Yet there is not a feverish discussion about saving the precious techs we have, or keeping apprentice techs from washing out in training or on the job.


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