Technicians

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July 21, 2017

TRALA Awards Vo-Tech Scholarships

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association has announced the latest recipients of its Industry Scholarship Program.

July 12, 2017

Mack Names Winners of Mack Masters Competition

A team from truck dealer CIT Trucks in Rockford, Illinois, have proven themselves tops when it comes to their knowledge of Mack’s service systems and procedures, winning the biennial Mack Masters Competition.

July 10, 2017

NanoLeak Finder Locates Air Brake, Suspension, Accessory Leaks

Redline Detection’s Air Brake NanoLeak Finder is leak detection equipment designed to pinpoint leaks in air brake, air suspension and air powered accessory systems.

July 5, 2017

Texas Technician Wins Hino's Skills Competition

Hino Trucks honored a new master elite technician in its annual Service Skills Competition, now in its ninth year.

June 30, 2017

Technician's Work Light is Cordless, Rechargeable

The Maxxeon WorkStar 3000 Technician’s Work Light is a handheld, cordless, rechargeable LED light.

June 30, 2017

SAF Holland Refocuses on Aftermarket Parts

SAF Holland is committed to building a world class aftermarket parts fulfillment program, with new initiatives aimed at easy use, and fast turn-around times.

June 23, 2017

Midtronics Diagnostic System Monitors Batteries

Midtronics introduced the DSS-5000 Battery Diagnostic Service System, featuring Conductance Profiling that is designed to provide information about the battery state of charge and state of health.

June 20, 2017

Commentary: Complacency Is a Killer

Downtime, unhappy drivers, bitching customers... they all contribute to an ugly bottom line, writes Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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 30, 2017

Hardy Hands Cleaner Contains Natural Ingredients

E-Zoil’s Hardy Hands is a hand cleaner for professional technicians that features a high-performance formula with natural ingredients.

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.

April 24, 2017

U.S. Xpress MAXimum Tech Competition [Photos]

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress hosted its second annual technician competition in its Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility on April 20. HDT's Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

April 21, 2017

U.S. Xpress Technicians Vie for Spot at TMC SuperTech

After a two-day competition at U.S. Xpress’ Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility, five tractor technicians and two trailer technicians will be heading to the national SuperTech competition held by the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council — and the truckload carrier will have more insight into where its techs need more training.

March 1, 2017

Hendrickson Academy Offers Online Maintenance Training

Hendrickson has launched an interactive online education portal called the Hendrickson Academy that provides video-based maintenance and repair procedures for many of the company’s suspensions and components.

January 20, 2017

Is Your Electrical Maintenance Doing the Job?

Electrical problems will bring a truck to its knees, no matter how humble the source of the problem. Prevention begins with proper maintenance.

January 6, 2017

Clip-On Ammeter Detects Parasitic Load

Purkey’s Milliamp Clip-On Ammeter is designed to detect parasitic loads by accurately measuring low current in electrical systems without disconnecting cords from the power source.

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 14, 2016

Third Time the Charm for Rush Tech Rodeo Champ

Rush Truck Technician Rodeo names winners, hands out more than $250,000 in cash and prizes as mega-dealer emphasizes the importance of service.

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