Auto tech industry’s pipeline of professionals dwindling

Posted On October 12, 2016

David Smith hoped for a long career in the oil and gas industry, but when he got laid off last year, he searched for a different job that would be in high demand.

The most promising opportunity he found was beneath the hood of a car.

“There’s a vast new business going on in automotive,” said Smith, 43, of Claysville. “Not only dealing with hybrids, but also electric. There is an abundance of performance shops.”

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