NAPA Strives to Narrow the EV Tech Training Gap via Tooling

NAPA Strives to Narrow the EV Tech Training Gap via Tooling

Recognizing that tooling is an issue in shops working on EVs, NAPA is introducing a full line of insulated hand tools.

The Buzz Editor David Sickels as he speaks with Jake Sorensen, NAPA Auto Care technician.

Sorensen says that the NexDrive Powered by NAPA training program, which the company brought to the U.S. earlier this year, is a great place to start in getting technicians trained on best practices. 

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