Topics Service & Repair

APRA schedules electric clinics, adds new members

APRA will hold its first electrical clinic of the year on March 22-23, 2013 in connection with MD Publication's Showpower 2013 in Memphis. Full program details are now available here, and interested parties can register here. APRA says registrants of the clinic will receive a complimentary pass to attend ...

NGVi to exhibit at TMC

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute will exhibit at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition from March 11-14, 2013 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Conference Center in Nashville. NGVi will be located at booth #800. According to NGVi, the exhibition serves as the premiere technology marketplace for new trucking-related ...

American Truck Protection reaches milestone

American Truck Protection (ATP), a subsidiary of National Truck Protection (NTP), has reached a key growth milestone by registering its 1,000th authorized dealer for its extended service contract program. “Whether providing the industry’s premier, most comprehensive coverage through NTP or quality coverage at affordable prices through ATP, we feel ...

Myles joins Stertil-Koni

Brian Myles has joined Stertil-Koni, a manufacturer of heavy duty vehicle lifts, as Sales Manager, Eastern Region. Myles most recently served as a Manufacturer’s Representative with McIndoo Associates, developing and growing direct sales relationships, working with distributors and focusing primarily on the sale of a line of vehicle lift products. “We are ...

IPA introduces new mobile multi tire pressure unit

Innovative Products of America's (IPA) new mobile tire pressure equalizer can accurately read and inflate tire pressure on up to five tires at the same time. Unlike other tire pressure systems, the Mobile Tire Pressure Equalizer is equipped with two integrated high-capacity air regulators, and two high-resolution, glycerin- filled pressure gauges for consistent and ...

TMC seeks applications for tech scholarships

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations is accepting applications for its 2013 scholarship programs available for diesel technician studies at WyoTech, the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH), and Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College. The scholarships are administered by TMC’s Professional Technician Development ...

Registration still open for TMC

Now is the time to act. American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) is holding its annual meeting and exhibition next month in Nashville, and those interested can still sign up. TMC will be held March 10-14, 2013 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville. The convention will feature ...

CVSA releases 2013 Out-of-Service Handbook

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Tuesday the release of its 2013 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial (OOSC). The OOSC, the only official reference book of its kind for law enforcement and the motor carrier industry, is designed to improve commercial motor vehicle safety by promoting uniformity ...

Kenworth names 9 to Service Council

Nine of Kenworth's leading service managers in the United States and Canada were named to the nameplate's 2013 Service Council Tuesday.  The panel is charged with promoting service and product improvements to further enhance Kenworth’s World’s Best quality. Members of the 2013 Kenworth Service Council are: Chairman – Michael ...

Inland Truck Parts opens Scottsbluff facility

Inland Truck Parts has moved into a new, 37,000 square-foot facility in Scottsbluff, Neb. "With this move, we can employ new technology, boost efficiency and serve our customers better than ever before," says Inland General Manager John Gurney. Scottsbluff Inland carries a parts inventory covering everything from light-, medium- and heavy-duty ...