July 8, 2015
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has launched its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training as an e-learning course, the consulting and training provider announced.
July 6, 2015
Wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website for training and certifying mechanics on wheel-end repairs.
June 18, 2015
Terex Utilities held its annual Service School from June 9-11 in Watertown, S.D., hosting 71 people representing 38 utility companies.
June 15, 2015
Meritor launched its mobile training program in 2014 with two training vans designed to deliver onsite product and systems education to warehouse distributors, independent service garages, dealers and fleets in the United States and Canada. Today there are two vans in the US and one in Canada. Photos by Denise Rondini
May 20, 2015
For many fleets the diesel technician shortage is already a reality. Here are nine things that will help you in your technician recruiting and retention efforts.
February 18, 2015
Ryder System has launched an online natural gas vehicle maintenance training program for its North American maintenance network.
November 24, 2014
Mack Trucks recently launched a new skill contest open to technicians in its dealer network called the Mack Masters Competition. There will be 991 participants making up 263 teams in a competition of hands-on skill and knowledge of Mack systems and procedures.
November 18, 2014
Navistar has announced that its Dealer Education team has received certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for the company’s dealer training programs.
October 17, 2014
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled the next date for its heavy duty suspension training program on Nov. 18 -20.
October 15, 2014
TMD Friction announced 2015 class dates for its quarterly brake training course. There will be classes on Feb. 4, April 29, Aug. 12, and Nov. 11 in Troy, Mich.
September 29, 2014
The Technology & Maintenance Council’s SuperTech competition recognizes and improves technicians’ skills. But Mike Delaney's interviews found that winning is not the only thing. It also improves entire companies.
August 20, 2014
Peterbilt has expanded the Peterbilt Technician Institute to a second location in Lisle, Ill.
August 19, 2014
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists has announced SOLD ’15, a two-day program focused on building better truck service businesses.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence has awarded CASE accreditation to the Volvo Trucks Academy and the Mack Trucks Academy training programs.
August 18, 2014
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will be holding a clinic and educational program for technicians on understanding electricity.
August 13, 2014
Suspension manufacturer and supplier Hendrickson announced two technical suspension training sessions in September as part of the Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute.
July 2, 2014
An online series of technical courses is part of a Truck-Lite Training Institute recently begun by the lighting products manufacturer. A Lighting and Harness module is the first to launch.
May 27, 2014
Refuse fleets are one of the fastest growing markets for compressed natural gas, primarily because of the significant fuel cost savings that can be realized. The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute offers these key factors refuse fleets need to examine when considering upgrading to CNG.
April 17, 2014
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.
February 20, 2014
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship programs available for diesel technician studies at WyoTech, the University of Northwestern Ohio, and Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College.
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