Technician Training

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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.

December 15, 2015

First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo

The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.

December 14, 2015

Rush Truck Centers Tech Rodeo Rocks San Antonio

Each year for the past decade Rush Truck Centers has sent its best technicians to compete hear to head in the Tech Skills Rodeo. This year 300 techs from across the network tested for a chance to make the trip to the finals in San Antonio. More than 160 techs and parts specialists made the trip.

December 11, 2015

Registration Open for 2016 Brake Training Sessions

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.

September 29, 2015

Technician Clinic to Focus on Axle Maintenance

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will focus on axle maintenance during its 23rd Technician Training Clinic.

July 8, 2015

NGV Group Offers Online Tech Training

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

RevHD Offers Online Wheel-End Training

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.

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