November 8, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, Inspections, TMC, Technician Training, Technicians
September 8, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Technician Shortage, Technician Training, Technicians, Haldex
August 29, 2016 - Industry News
“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.
Tags: CSA, TMC, Continuing Education, TMC SuperTech, Preventive Maintenance, Technician Training
July 29, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Duramax, Technician Training, Denso
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.
Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, PTI
December 15, 2015 - Industry News
The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Technician Training
December 14, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Technician Training, Technicians, Competition
December 11, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.
Tags: Technician Training, Brakes, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will focus on axle maintenance during its 23rd Technician Training Clinic.
Tags: Technician Training, ACOFAS, Hendrickson
July 8, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Technician Training, CNG, LNG, Online Tool
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Technician Training, Wheels, Wheel Ends, RevHD
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
Terex Utilities held its annual Service School from June 9-11 in Watertown, S.D., hosting 71 people representing 38 utility companies.
Tags: Terex, Utility Fleets, Technician Training, Technicians
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
Ryder System has launched an online natural gas vehicle maintenance training program for its North American maintenance network.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Ryder System, Technician Training, CNG, LNG
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Competition, Technician Training, Technicians, Mack Masters Competition
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Navistar, Certification, Technician Training, CASE
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled the next date for its heavy duty suspension training program on Nov. 18 -20.
Tags: Technician Training, Technicians, Suspensions, Hendrickson, Trailer Suspensions
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Training, Brakes, TMD Friction, Technicians, Technician Training
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Technician Training, TMC SuperTech, Technology & Maintenance Council, Technicians, Managing the Shop
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt has expanded the Peterbilt Technician Institute to a second location in Lisle, Ill.
Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, Universal Technical Institute, Peterbilt Technician Institute
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists has announced SOLD ’15, a two-day program focused on building better truck service businesses.
Tags: Technician Training, ACOFAS, HDAW, Technicians
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence has awarded CASE accreditation to the Volvo Trucks Academy and the Mack Trucks Academy training programs.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, ASE, Mack Trucks, Technician Training
August 18, 2014 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will be holding a clinic and educational program for technicians on understanding electricity.
Tags: Technician Training, ACOFAS, Electrical System
August 13, 2014 - Industry News
Suspension manufacturer and supplier Hendrickson announced two technical suspension training sessions in September as part of the Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute.
Tags: Technician Training, Technicians, Suspensions, Hendrickson
July 2, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Training, Lighting, Technician Training, Truck-Lite, Wiring
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.
Tags: Technician Training, Events, Hendrickson
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