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Engine 'Downspeeding' Can Cause Driveline Failures, TMC Attendees Told

September 24, 2014
Driveline damage from engine torque “spikes” is among the many nuts-and-bolts subjects discussed by fleet managers and supplier representatives this week at...

Mark McLean of FedEx Freight Wins TMC SuperTech Again
Mark McLean of FedEx Freight Wins TMC SuperTech Again

September 24, 2014
Mark McLean was declared the winner of the TMC SuperTech National Technicians Skills Competition for the second straight year, helpng FedEx technicians...

133 SuperTech Competitors Ready for Testing, Organizers Say
133 SuperTech Competitors Ready for Testing, Organizers Say

September 22, 2014
Organizers of TMC's SuperTech competition in Orlando, Fla., say they are ready to test 133 top technicians from across the United States beginning Monday....

SuperTech Participation Improves Training, Saves Money, Maintenance Execs Report
SuperTech Participation Improves Training, Saves Money, Maintenance Execs Report

September 29, 2014
The Technology & Maintenance Council’s SuperTech competition recognizes and improves technicians’ skills. But Mike Delaney's interviews found that winning...

Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91
Ed Shea, TMC Activist and Retired Publisher, Dies at 91

May 2, 2014
Ed Shea, a retired publisher of Owner Operator and The Specialist magazines, passed away April 28 after a period of declining health. He was 91. He was a...

Dealer-Fleet Cooperation, Driver Shortage are Vital Issues, ATA Chairman Says

January 28, 2014
Truck dealers and fleet managers need to work together to smooth maintenance on complex trucks so the industry can continue to grow, Philip Byrd, 2014...

Rush Tech Skills Rodeo Hosts 106 Competitors at Annual Event

December 17, 2013
For the eighth year in a row, Rush Truck Centers has brought in its top technicians for a grand competition in mechanical and electronic problem solving....

Dallas Technician Wins Grand Champion Awards at Rush Competition
Dallas Technician Wins Grand Champion Awards at Rush Competition

December 18, 2013
Jason Swann, a technician at Rush Truck Center Dallas, had to rise from a dinner table last night and walk to a stage to accept top awards not once or...

20 Technicians Make Semi-Final Level at Rush Skills Event

December 17, 2013
Twenty technicians have emerged from the original 106 competitors at Rush Enterprise's Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio. The semi-finalists are in nine...

Water Intrusion Affected Engine Control Modules, Prompting Cummins Recall
Water Intrusion Affected Engine Control Modules, Prompting Cummins Recall

July 12, 2016
A masking mistake during pre-paint washing of assembled Cummins ISX12 and ISX15 diesels has resulted in electrical shorts and stalling problems with some of...