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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 ...

NGVi extends early-bird registration rates

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) announces its early-bird registration rates for its upcoming heavy-duty natural gas vehicle maintenance and diagnostics ...

Donaldson creates fuel informational website

Donaldson Company introduces www.mycleandiesel.com, an online resource that answers questions about diesel fuel challenges faced by owners of modern engines. Donaldson ...

Retired Worldpac president will speak at aftermarket leadership program

Tom O’Hare, the retired former president and CEO of Worldpac, will serve as the opening speaker for the next University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 program. “Tom O’Hare is one example of the kinds of high-caliber aftermarket leaders and leadership concepts that participants will be exposed to during the ...

WABCO U graduates 100,000th participant

WABCO Holdings Inc.'s professional training organization, WABCO University, recently graduated its 100,000th participant. A record number of more than 14,000 customers from 51 countries completed training courses at WABCO University in 2013 alone, an increase of four percent compared to the previous year. In total, WABCO University conducted more than 1,200 ...

Cummins, Dana, LKQ to participate in remanufacturing forum

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has released the agenda for its upcoming Remanufacturing Technology Forum. The event will be held July 31, 2014 at the COBO Center in Detroit prior to the NACE / CARS 2014 conference. MERA says presenters scheduled for the one-day event include Joe Dewhirst, ...

Palfinger holds distributor training event

Omaha Standard Palfinger (OSP) recently brought 44 attendees from 23 distributors across its North American network to Council Bluffs, Iowa, for its first Sales & Service Manager Training course on PAL Pro Mechanics Trucks and Palfinger Service Cranes (PSC). Throughout the training, Palfinger says attendees met and interacted with company ...

Registration open for Truck Product Conference

Registration is now open for the Truck Product Conference, your chance to preview next year's vocational truck and product offerings from 11 leading chassis manufacturers. This year's event is scheduled Sept. 16 - Sept. 18, 2014 at the adoba hotel Dearborn/Detroit. The event provides upfitters and companies with an opportunity to ask questions ...

Aftermarket 101 session held recently

The University of the Aftermarket recently hosted 50 motor vehicle aftermarket professionals at its annual “Aftermarket 101” program in Southfield, Mich. Specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket, the Aftermarket 101 program seeks to provide participants with a better understanding of the industry, its structure ...

Agenda released for SOLD ‘15

The schedule has been released for the third annual Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD), set for Jan. 25-26, 2015 at the Mirage in Las Vegas preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015. SOLD has grown rapidly since its introduction in 2013. After pulling in more than 300 attendees at its ...