Technical schools get discount on Mitchell 1’s

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Mitchell 1 – a provider of technical information for vehicle maintenance, service and repair – has announced that qualifying technical schools will receive a discount off the list price of its product. Interested schools can go to to locate a Mitchell 1 business solutions specialist for more information and receive a free 14-day trial. is a Web-based service and repair information source for all heavy-duty tractor, dry van and reefer makes dating back to 1990. Updated monthly, the product requires no software installation and comes equipped with full-color, fully searchable system wiring diagrams for more than 1,100 Class 7 and 8 tractors and more than 1,800 reefer and dry van trailers.

“We recognize the industry’s struggle with the technician shortage, and sincerely believe that a high-tech, computer-based solution like will serve to attract the next generation of students to fill the gap,” says Dave Costantino, director of heavy-duty market development for Poway, Calif.-based Mitchell 1. “The schools that were part of the original pilot testing for were very impressed with its use as a training tool, and by offering this discount, it will enable additional schools to realize the value as well.”