Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) August 10, 2012
Car-X Tire & Auto is proud to announce the launch of Car-X Academy, a training program focused on skills development for technicians and employees. Over 2,000 Car-X Academy courses have been completed by technicians and managers since its June 4, 2012 release.
Dan LeGault, Director of Operations and Training stated, “There is a high demand for properly trained technicians. As a web-based program, Car-X Academy allows the technicians to train when they have the time. This program allows Car-X to assist its technicians in completing their ASE Certifications by covering review material and practice tests.”
The curriculum-based program offers 300 online courses ranging from basic to complex that cover topics such as electronics, brakes, drivability, and hybrids. Car-X is utilizing the Car-X Academy program in conjunction with field trainers to give technicians hands-on training. This is part of a greater overall effort by Car-X to invest the time and effort necessary for its technicians to have an expansive knowledge base and for customers to trust Car-X technicians with all their vehicle needs.
Car-X Tire & Auto was founded in 1971 by a group of enterprising and experienced muffler shop owners. During the early years, Car-X was primarily an exhaust specialist. But today, with a 24/7 non-stop, fast paced world, Car-X has adapted to providing just about any automotive repair imaginable. Car-X continually updates their products and services to keep pace with today’s automotive technology changes.
Car-X Tire & Auto has 164 locations and has built a reputation on exceptional customer satisfaction. In fact, Car-X Tire & Auto was ranked the #1 automotive services franchise by Success Magazine.