SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Understanding that education and training are vital to the future of the North American auto care industry, Garage Gurus™, Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ technical education platform, has launched a new give-back program for 2017 in conjunction with the launch of its 2017 training catalog. During the months of October and November, company representatives will visit customers to offer advanced enrollment for 2017 technician training sessions at one of the 12 state-of-the-art Garage Gurus locations nationwide. When a customer reserves a week of technical training through this program, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will donate $200 to the local technical or vocational school of the customer’s choice in their name.
Located in major metropolitan centers through the U.S., Garage Gurus on-site training is within reach of tens of thousands of technicians, service writers, repair shop owners and parts professionals. Throughout 2017, additional training modules and classes, including test preparation courses for various ASE certifications and an increased number of evening and weekend classes, will be offered.
“Once again, Garage Gurus is taking the lead in driving the future of the automotive repair industry through our support of local vocational and technical schools,” said Laura Soave, senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “Through our 2017 program offerings, our customers will be able to take advantage of our CASE-accredited courses for technician training, assuring that their techs are current with the latest techniques and installation methods. As they do, they will be helping ensure the next generation of repair technicians in their local communities.”
Launched in 2015, Garage Gurus helps technicians and other service professionals keep pace with the latest vehicle technologies through more than 100 diagnostic and repair workshops and related technical support. The network’s curriculum is available through each of its regional training centers; online via www.FMgaragegurus.com; on-demand through the award-winning Garage Gurus app; and on the job via Web-connected “Gurus-On-The-Go” product technology vans that visit repair locations throughout the workday. Each course, offered in English and Spanish, is taught by one of Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ more than 100 ASE-certified “Gurus.”
To learn more about Garage Gurus, please visit www.FMgaragegurus.com. To speak with a Guru about any upcoming training course, call 888-771-6005. To ask a technical question, simply call the Gurus Tech Hotline at 800-325-8886.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products and lighting.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 50,000 in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.FMMotorparts.com.
*BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH
Source:Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation