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More NGVi classes scheduled for 2015

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has opened registration for more 2015 training courses. Registration is open for another two weeks for the Jan. 13-15 courses in Phoenix, and until Jan. 14 for the Institute’s Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training in Long Beach from Jan. 27-29. NGVi says it ...

Air system maintenance tips from Bendix

At the heart of a commercial vehicle’s air brake system is its air compressor, which pressurizes air in the primary and secondary tanks to provide power for the air brakes and other pneumatic systems. With commercial vehicle technology advancing and expanding the use of compressed air for non-braking functions, ...

Noregon Systems releases JPRO informational video

Noregon Systems has released a three-minute video highlighting the features and benefits of the JPRO Next Step Service Information Module. Noregon ...

SuperSprings publishes new video series

SuperSprings International says the company has created a new video series for customers looking for product details and installation advice. The company says its SuperMinute videos cover a variety of topics in 60 seconds or less. “Streaming video makes it easy to connect with customers and show them how our suspension-enhancing products ...

Aftermarket expert will kickoff SOLD15 at HDAW

ACOFAS, organizer of this year’s SOLD15, has announced that the Fourth Annual SOLD program will be kicked off by Robert (Bob) Greenwood, an internationally recognized expert in the field of automotive service business management. This innovative program will address many vital issues affecting all of us in the service industry. SOLD was organized three ...

Prestone Command publishes cold weather white paper

Prestone Command has produced a white paper for the upcoming winter season. "Inspection Essentials for Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Maintenance in Heavy-Duty Vehicles" was written by  Colin Dilley, Ph. D., and vice president of technology at Prestone. In the paper, Dilley highlights how poor summer maintenance practices can come back to ...

Qwik Tech Tips focuses on batteries

This month's issue of Phillips Industries' Qwik Tech Tips tackles issues related to battery terminals and lugs. Available HERE, the publication provides advice for building a custom battery cable, complete with definitions and identification for terminals and lugs used throughout the heavy-duty market, as well as other industries.  The article ...

ConMet adds Spanish-language option to online training product

Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has released a Spanish-language version of its online Hub Training 2.0 at http://www.conmet.com/training-spanish. The second generation of this training, now available in Spanish and English, includes more subject matter on PreSet Plus hub assemblies, and greater detail on hubs and other ConMet wheel-end products, the company ...

Former Congressman to speak at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and MacKay & Company have announced the title and description of the presentation to be given by Geoff Davis of Republic Consulting as part of the third-annual annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference. Davis’ presentation, entitled “Politics, What Does It All Mean?” ...

NGVi opens registration for more training courses

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) says registration is now open for a variety of 2015 courses. While registration for the Institute’s December course in Baton Rouge, La. ends tomorrow, classes in Phoenix, Long Beach, Calif. and San Leandro, Calif. are now open for the opening months of 2015. The ...