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NAPA Names 2023 ASE Technician of the Year

Steven Vinkemeier, an ASE-certified automotive tech from Plato, Minnesota, was named the 2023 NAPA Tech of the Year.

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Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Name 2023 Tech of the Year

Twelve US technicians competed for the 2023 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Technician of the Year title.

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Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper Tech of the Year Finalists Named

The technicians arrived in the Motor City to compete against each other by completing a custom ASE test.


In partnership with Tomorrow’s Technician, B’laster will honor top automotive technology instructors in 2021.

AAPEX 2020 Tech Of The Year Known For Perseverance, Hard Work

Norm Schultz, of Interstate Auto Care, Madison Heights, Michigan, was named the first AAPEX Technician of the Year.

Auto Value And Bumper To Bumper Name 3 Technicians Of The Year

Jason Jackson of Automotive Excellence was the U.S. winner, Ryan Booker of Driven Automotive was the Canadian winner and Abelardo Portillo Alvarado of Auto Value Llantas y Servicios was the Mexican Technician of the Year.

Auto Value And Bumper To Bumper Name 13 Technician Of The Year Finalists

The 13 finalists will travel to Detroit this July for a 90-minute, 100-question custom ASE test to determine the winner. Following the exam, the technicians will enjoy three days of camaraderie, racing and a banquet to crown the champion.

Auto Value Announces New Canadian Technician Of The Year Program

Upon being selected as the 2018 Canadian Technician of the Year, the grand-prize winner will qualify for two days of driving at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix, a trip to AAPEX and the SEMA Show and a cash prize.