AUTEC BEGINS 35TH YEAR IN BUSINESS - AUGUST 1, 2015
Published on 8/27/2015
"1981 Many notable technological advances happened in 1981 one of the most exciting was the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
This was also the first year that the Word Internet was mentioned and MS-DOS was released by Microsoft along with the first IBM PC.
On the world stage the events that captured the imagination included Lady Diana Spencer marrying Charles The Prince of Wales.
In Politics a little known group before Solidarity inspire popular protests and a general strike in Poland and the government in the UK starts the process of privatization of Nationalized Industries which is later followed by many other countries around the world."*
And in Statesville, North Carolina, Tom Hobby formed a company called AUTEC and started making car washes!