Dave Hobbs is the senior technical trainer and course developer for Delphi Technologies by BorgWarner. His experience in the independent repair shop world began over 45 years ago “sweeping the bays and stocking the parts shelves” in his dad’s repair shop as a teenager. His experience evolved from oil changes and brakes into starter & alternator rebuilding, drivability & electrical diagnostics and eventually service management at Hobbs Auto Electric in Kokomo Indiana.
Dave’s OEM background includes roles as a technical hotline advisor, field engineer and vehicle systems instructor for engineers at GM Delco Electronics. He is an ASE master certified technician with L1 (Advanced Drivability) and L3 (Advanced Hybrid) Specialist certifications along with EPA 609. Dave has a passion for emerging vehicle technologies such as vehicle electrification and ADAS. Dave is a frequent speaker at national training conferences, a technical writer for several trade magazines and an instructor in numerous training videos by Delphi and AVI.