Pamplin Media Group – ‘She-canics’ Women in the automotive repair industry

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From Grease Monkey to Grease Mama, women are no longer sidelined in the automotive repair industry. They are making their mark in a once male-dominated industry and while still relatively uncommon, currently, there are more women mechanics than ever before.

Why? For a few reasons. The trend has been increasing as the evolution of modern cars change. Women are more interested in cars, the utility of cars, speed and style. Women make up 25% of the tech field and nearly 10% of the automotive repair industry and these numbers are expected to grow. Comparatively, in 1999, women were just 1% of the automotive repair workforce.

Today, dads are taking an active interest in sharing their car interests with their daughters and it’s paying off. Women are less likely to rely on men

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Winners and Losers from IndyCar Series’ Bommarito Automotive Group 500

  • Josef Newgarden earned his second victory of the season by winning the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 on Saturday night.
  • Pato O’Ward didn’t enter Victory Lane, but he also was a big winner of the night by taking the championship lead by 10 points over Alex Palou.
  • Nine of the 24 cars that started the race didn’t finish.

    The race IndyCar drivers feared and fans hoped for happened in Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway.

    Major attrition – nine of the 24 cars that started the race didn’t finish it – also led to a major shakeup in the NTT IndyCar Series standings as the series now has three races remaining before the 2021 season champion is crowned.


    Josef Newgarden was the biggest beneficiary of the attrition, holding off Pato O’Ward to take his second win of the season and third career triumph in six starts

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    Global Automotive E-retail Market- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Asbury Automotive Group Inc., AutoNation Inc., Among Others to Contribute to the Market Growth | News

    NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The automotive E-retail market is poised to grow by 21.6 million units during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 17.49% during the forecast period. 

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    The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the ease and convenience of buying cars and two-wheelers online.

    The automotive E-retail market analysis includes Product segment and Geography Landscape. This study identifies the intense competition leading to competitive pricing as one of the prime reasons driving the automotive E-retail market growth during the next few years.

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    Hudson Automotive, TKO Group buy car dealerships in Southern states

    Three dealership groups, including the growing Hudson Automotive Group, have purchased stores in Alabama and Louisiana in deals that closed in the second quarter.

    Here’s a quick look at the transactions involving domestic and import brand stores.


    Hudson Automotive, of Charleston, S.C., acquired its first dealership in Alabama on Monday when it bought Hoover Toyota, located south of Birmingham. The group bought the dealership from Gordie Stewart, who had owned it for 22 years, the Hoover Sun reported.

    “It’s a great brand, and Birmingham is a great market,” David Hudson, CEO of Hudson Automotive, told Automotive News. “We like Toyota a lot.”

    This is the group’s 33rd rooftop, Hudson said, including a used-vehicle store. Hudson Automotive also has dealerships in Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Louisiana, Georgia and Ohio. Hoover Toyota was the group’s first transaction since November, when it acquired Beaman Automotive Group, made up

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