Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute opens new Long Beach facility

Universal Technical Institute has opened a new 142,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-industry campus in Long Beach, Calif., to meet the area's strong demand for skilled transportation service technicians. The new campus has the capacity to train up to 800 students who can complete their education in Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology and Collision ...

Penske funds UTI scholarship

Penske Truck Leasing has established the Penske Truck Leasing Diesel Excellence Scholarship through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation. The new scholarship program was established through a gift of $100,000 to the ...

How are you paying your technicians?

No matter what the position, compensation matters. When you have quality employees, it’s important to have a payment structure in ...

July 2011 Industry Focus

People in the News Following are personnel changes and announcements in the trucking industry: * Fontaine Trailer has hired Dan Rosen as vice president of sales and marketing for the heavy-haul business. * Bob Albano joined Webb Wheel Products OEM Business Unit as account executive. * Fleet Advantage announced the appointment of ...

Industry Focus

HDAW 2011 Speakers Announced Organizers of the 2011 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week announced that Donald R. Knauss, chairman and CEO of the Clorox Company, will be the keynote speaker at next year’s event, scheduled for Jan. 17-20 in Las Vegas. According to the announcement, Knauss will share his insights and ...

More fuel economy, lower emissions

Proper maintenance of the charge air cooler helps customers reduce expenses, pollution. The chassis-mounted charge air cooler, originated by Volvo and Mack, was a breakthrough in engine power and efficiency, paving the way for the diesel engine’s ability to meet extremely tight particulate and NOx emissions regulations. By increasing the ...