He said today, some cars have up to a dozen computers to control their systems: air conditioners, power steering and the like.
The modern mechanic often has the equipment and know-how to work with them, so electric cars shouldn't be too much harder.
"This is something that all the technicians are going to have to move into," he says. "If you want to repair cars, you're going to have to be able to know how to do this."
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