April 18, 2016
Do we have a technician shortage, or are we not taking care of the resources we are provided? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at this question in this editorial.
March 30, 2016
LOUISVILLE, KY — When you think of innovation, you may automatically think of technology. But a panel of HDT’s Truck Fleet Innovators Wednesday revealed that in many cases, it’s really all about people.
March 1, 2016
Trucking needs to do more to get the technicians of tomorrow educated and into truck shops. That was the message of a standing-room only panel discussion Tuesday morning at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting.
February 16, 2016
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.
January 21, 2016
Meritor Wabco has released Toolbox 12, the newest version of its PC-based diagnostic software for fleet technicians with updates to various braking systems support and other improvements.
January 12, 2016
The Technology and Maintenance Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary at its 2016 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville.
December 30, 2015
The Technology and Maintenance Council has announced that it will develop an RP1210 test/verification app that will allow vehicle diagnostic adapter vendors to qualify that their VDAs are compliant with the standard.
December 22, 2015
The truck parts and service aftermarket got a lot of attention in 2015, as the focus of many fleets shifted to total cost of operation rather than cost per mile. This shined a bright spotlight on maintenance and repair practices as ways to keep asset utilization high.
December 15, 2015
While truck dealers and other service providers may not be able to do anything to fix the driver shortage, they can play a big role in helping keep trucks on the road longer, which can reduce the need for additional drivers.
December 14, 2015
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.
November 11, 2015
HDA Truck Pride is partnering with the ASE Industry Education Alliance to recruit recently trained technicians for the trucking industry.
September 24, 2015
Take in some of the sights from the Technology & Maintenance Council's SuperTech 2015, held in Orlando, Fla.
The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition took place over two days and this year included a student competition which let aspiring technicians test their skills alongside some of the most skilled professionals in the field.
Stemco has launched the Stemco Mobile app that is designed as a resource and reference guide for distributors, technicians, parts managers and fleet managers.
September 23, 2015
Eric Vos, Brian Blevins and Josh Nordick helped FedEx Freight sweep the top three spots in the 11th annual TMC SuperTech Competition.
The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition kicked off this week with truck technicians on day 1 working on challenges involving every facet of a heavy-duty truck.
July 13, 2015
The weekly program covers issues involving maintenance, inspection and specification of brakes, on-board vehicle electronics and electrical systems, engines, seating, tires and more.
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.
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.
April 30, 2015
HDA Truck Pride named Davenport and Willingham the 2014 Truck Service expert of the year at the HDTA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
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