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Automotive Engineering Technicians

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There were approximately 48,000 mechanical engineering technicians, including automotive engineering technicians, employed in the United States in 2016, according to the Department of Labor. Automotive engineering technicians work for automobile makers such as Fiat Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors, foreign automakers, such as BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and Volkswagen; the battery electrical vehicle (BEV) automobile maker Tesla Inc., and any of the thousands of private manufacturing companies for components parts of an automobiles. 

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