We live in a day where job titles are getting a makeover to make them more appealing and politically correct. Secretaries are becoming administrative assistants, stewardesses are becoming flight attendants, and hairdressers are now stylists. So when you take your car in to get fixed and you are confronted by an auto technician, is this merely an auto mechanic hiding behind a vamped up name?
Just in case you weren’t sure, the answer is no. There are several differences between auto mechanics and auto technicians. One key difference is their area of expertise. Auto mechanics are very handy at fixing a variety of parts in your car. Auto technicians are trained to be able to interact with the computers in your car to diagnose the problem. [Read more…]