One in seven Americans is employed in some capacity by the automotive industry, and the number of cars and other vehicles on our roads is rising steadily. A fun and exciting business, this field offers a wide array of career options for the automobile enthusiast. From pit crew mechanics to restoration experts, from mechanical engineers to parts distribution director, from RV specialist to exotic car museum director, Career Opportunities in the Automotive Industry thoroughly explores this vast and popular profession. Providing clear, easily accessible information about a wide range of careers in the field, this reference gives comprehensive descriptions of more than 70 different jobs. The book is divided into six areas that represent the branches of the industry - racing, sales, transportation, repair/restoration, design/production, and other automotive careers. Career Opportunities in the Automotive Industry also offers extensive appendixes of associations, certified training programs and two-year schools, major car racing schools, and bibliographics of books and periodicals.