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NGVi adds more classes to 2015 schedule

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) continues to add training events for this summer. NGVi now has courses featuring its NGV Technician ...

Avoiding the tempation of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

Webb Wheel offers tips on drum removal

The Webb Wheel OEM has provided tips on how to remove brake drums that are not easily pulled off the hub pilot pads. Corrosion often causes drums to become “frozen” onto the hub. Webb's tips explain the proper procedure to loosen a stubborn drum without component damage or potential personal injury.  The ...

University of the Aftermarket introduces online courses

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, is offering aftermarket professionals nine online courses that will begin on either May 18 or June 29, 2015. The courses enable industry professionals to earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward their AAP (Automotive Aftermarket ...

GenNext debuts GenNext University

GenNext introduces a new feature to its website, GenNext University. GenNext University is designed to be a central repository of educational content to help develop the skills and abilities of organization members, GenNext says. Current content includes recent webinars with keynote speakers Jim Pancero, David Wheatley and Nancy Friedman.  If you are a ...

Registration open for 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course

Northwood University and its University of the Aftermarket program has opened registration for its 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course. The week-long course is a cornerstone in the industry’s efforts to foster the development of a new generation of visionary executives who will help drive the heavy-duty aftermarket to new levels. The University of ...

More NGVi tech training courses upcoming

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has added two more technician training events to its upcoming 2015 schedule. The NGV technician training courses will be held June 2-4, in Atlanta, and June 23-25, in Clearwater, Fla. Each course will begin on the first day with NGV Technician and Fleet Operations ...

Registration open for CVSN’s May training courses

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) says seats are still available for its upcoming “Training for Success and Growth” seminar, to be held May 1-3, 2015, at the Westin Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. Among the speakers on tap for the upcoming event are Dr. Al Bates, Anna Liotta and Ron ...

NGVi adds Larsen

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) welcomes Gordon Larsen to its team as a new technical instructor. Larsen has had an impressive, decades-long career in the NGV industry, with more than 40 years in the industry as an NGV fleet supervisor, educator and fueling expert. “We are extremely pleased that Gordon ...

CVSN expands agenda for Aftermarket Distribution Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network continues to add activities to the schedule for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit, which will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015, in Newport, R.I. This year’s event theme is “Navigating Smoothly in a Sea of Uncertainty,” and will include a keynote address by “Mr. America’s ...