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Auto technicians are in high demand- which may mean more expensive vehicle repairs

A national shortage of auto technicians may make it more expensive to get your car fixed. The Colorado Department of Labor estimates the demand for auto technicians in the state will increase by 12.5 percent over the next nine years; an overall increase of about 1,500 jobs. "I've had a b-tech position open for over two years," Marc Zandell, owner of Golden Triangle Auto Care said. "We use Indeed, we use Craigslist. I even tell my parts vendors that if they bring somebody to me, I'll give them 300 dollars." Zandell says finding younger employees who are qualified has been a challenge. "The industry is aging, most of the good techs are on the older side," Zandell said. "A lot of kids coming out of high school today, we want to work on computers... You're still working on computers, but it's not at a bench. It's under a car." According to the Colorado Department of Labor, the average master technician salary in 2017 was ... read more

BMW i8: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

BMW i8: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

The BMW i8 is a unique car from the future designed to work perfectly in the present. It might not have the all-electric range of a Tesla, but it drives like a sports car, looks like a supercar and offers the same comfort as a regular BMW. What do you need to know before you buy a BMW i8? Don't worry, we'll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer's Guide. BMW's plug-in sports car has been in production for two years now, yet if BMW were to announce it at next year's Geneva Motor Show, the crowd would undoubtedly go crazy all over again. It's that special. The most remarkable thing about the i8 is that, once you're inside the cockpit, the supercar doesn't feel like an alien car-of-the-future. It drives like a normal car, albeit a very fast one. With its leather seats and familiar infotainment system, it does't feel like a compromise. In fact, since it's the brand's halo car, BMW made sure you climb out s ... read more

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