Adapting to the new mobility It doesn’t just go through a change in the mindset of the driver and the manufacturer. All sectors that, in one way or another, are related to the automotive industry must also be fully employed in this task so as not to be left behind or out of date.

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This set of services related to the automotive sector it also includes mechanical workshops. After-sales services are essential establishments for drivers, since thanks to them the perfect operation of the vehicle can be ensured throughout its useful life.

According to Ganvam (National Association of Sellers of Motor Vehicles, Repair and Parts), the adaptation of mechanical workshops to mobility and electrical mechanics will prevent 20% of these after-sales centers from closing down by the future year 2030.

For this date, the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (PNIEC) expects to have a total of five million electrified plug-in models in circulation. Thus, this adaptation process must be comprehensive, also going through the training of professionals who must be able to respond to the new demands of the mechanical repair market.

Mechanical differences

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While it is true that pure electric models are cheaper to maintain than combustion cars and require fewer servicing, mechanics have to adapt their training to deal with new breakdowns that may be susceptible both pure electric and plug-in hybrids.

Also others sectors related to accidents and road safety, Like firefighters who come in the event of an accident, they should update their training to know how to act in the event of an accident. Electric cars pass quality and safety standards and tests, but pose different dangers than fossil fuel engines.