Technician Training

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November 22, 2017

10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II

We learned a lot during the Tesla Truck launch last week. But there are still things we don't know about the splashy new electric truck. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look at what we need to know from Tesla going forward.

October 31, 2017

TechForce Creates Campaign to Increase Qualified Tech Pool

TechForce Foundation has launched the FutureTech Success campaign to provide an ongoing stream of qualified technicians to the North American vehicle repair business.

October 30, 2017

SwiftTech Technician Competition [Photos]

Swift Transportation held its annual SwiftTech technician competition at the company's headquarters in Phoenix, Ariz., testing the troubleshooting skills of its techs on tractors, trailers, and everything in between. Photos: Steven Martinez

October 2, 2017

Fyda Freightliner Invests in Cascadia Simulator

The simulator was supplied by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and includes a fully-functioning dashboard which can be connected to and run the Detroit Diesel GHG17 training engine, allowing the technician in training to see the interaction between the tractor and the engine.

September 20, 2017

FedEx Freight Dominates 2017 TMC SuperTech Competition

FedEx Freight technician Mark McLean came away with an unprecedented third TMC SuperTech title at the 2017 competition held in Orlando, Florida.

September 20, 2017

Commentary: Fast-Tracking Technicians

The TechSpedite program teaches technicians how to do the job not just from a technical perspective but from a personal and professional perspective too, explains Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini in her September column.

June 16, 2017

TechSpedite Offers Expedited New-Technician Training

One company has developed a program aimed at tackling the technician shortage, with an expedited training program promising to create work-ready technicians.

May 16, 2017

Michigan Dealer Gives Engine to Vocational College

Baker College’s Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan has been given a $51,558 Paccar MX-13 diesel truck engine, a donation from Berger Dealer Group of Dearborn, Michigan, to enable engine-specific technician training.

May 11, 2017

On the Spot: U.S. Xpress Max-imum Tech Competition [Video]

U.S. Xpress hosted its second annual technician competition in its Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility. In this video, HDT's Deborah Lockridge explores how the competition keeps U.S. Xpress's technicians on top of the latest technology to keep the fleet's trucks on the road.

April 27, 2017

SAF-Holland and ACOFAS Team up for Tech Training Program

SAF-Holland is teaming up with the American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists for a technician education program taking place June 27-28 in Muskegon, Mich.

December 19, 2016

Great Dane's Technician Training Program Accredited by ASE

Great Dane has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence for its service technician training program.

December 13, 2016

Noregon Releases Updated JPro Training Videos

Noregon has released an updated training video series online for the company’s JPro Professional diagnostic software.

November 8, 2016

TMC Donates Updated Inspection Guides to Student Techs

ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council has donated copies of its newly updated PMI Guidelines Manual for Class 7 & 8 Diesel-Powered Tractors to student technicians.

September 19, 2016

Commentary: Technician Training Alliance Aims to Improve Repair Process

A memorandum of understanding required manufacturers to make service info available on model year 2010 trucks and newer but it did not mean that the truck makers had to provide training.

September 8, 2016

Haldex Donates Training Equipment to Diesel Technology Program

Air brake system manufacturer Haldex has donated an air brake system board to the Northland Career Center Diesel Technology Program as a training aide for young technicians.

August 29, 2016

TMC Releases Updated Manuals for Technicians

“By following each manual’s quality PMI program, fleets are provided a road map to follow for maximum return on assets and optimal component life of major vehicle systems,” said Carl Kirk, TMC executive director and an ATA vice president.

July 29, 2016

Denso to Live-Stream Tech Seminar on Duramax Fuel Systems

Denso Products and Services Americas, Inc. has announced a live online technical training seminar on how to diagnose and understand fuel system problems of GM/Isuzu Duramax diesel engines for light- to medium-duty trucks will be held on Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. EDT.

March 28, 2016

Peterbilt Expands Technician Institute

The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.

March 10, 2016

Special Trailer Helps Promote the Trades to Young People

Among the many job openings a new program in Arkansas seeks to fill are truck driving and truck technicians. Tom Berg has the details from TMC in his Trailer Talk blog.

February 16, 2016

The Modern Maintenance Manager: Managing Today's Technicians

With trucks turning into sophisticated equipment resembling computers on wheels, plus increasing emphasis on uptime, controlling costs, and safety and compliance, today’s technicians need to know how to do much more than turn a wrench.

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