October 4, 2023

Maine’s 1st hybrid and electric car repair class now underway in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – Justin Hynes’ bulky rubber gloves murmured and squeaked as he worked, making noises just shy of rude, bodily functions. Hynes smiled, shaking his head. His classmates chuckled.

But there was no way around it, embarrassing or not.

Hynes had to wear them, for safety, while hooking a large, 200-volt, car battery for a hybrid to a computer, for testing.