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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, ...

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 has agreed to join our team,” ...

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 ...

PPG to hold collision repair training conference

PPG Commercial Coatings is holding two upcoming training events for commercial vehicle collision and repair facilities. The company’s first event, a Commercial Green Belt Training course, is being held this week in Houston. PPG says the four-day event features a curriculum that “has been carefully developed to provide an effective ...

FTR to debut ‘Virtual Conference’

Registration for FTR’s 1st ever virtual conference on April 7, 2015, is now open. Titled “Trucking in 2015: A Pressure Cooker Market,” FTR’s new event will invite guests to join a live feed as experts break down the current, dynamic, trucking environment, the company says. Attendees will receive in-depth ...

New generation of aftermarket pros complete Leadership 2.0

Leadership 2.0, the University of the Aftermarket’s light vehicle Leadership Development Program, concluded at Northwood University Florida on Friday, March 13, 2015, with a graduation ceremony for its 36 participants. The program’s second session began the previous Sunday with an opening presentation from former BWP President Neil Stockel. Northwood University ...

Bergstrom releases air conditioning training videos

Bergstrom Inc. has produced four online training videos to aid customers servicing Bergstrom air conditioning systems. The videos feature technical graphics, charts and review questions to help viewers better understand the systems, including parts, functions, and how to service, diagnose and troubleshoot common symptoms. The videos are designed to ...

NGVi extends discount for upcoming courses

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has extended the early-bird registration period for its upcoming training programs in Kenosha, Wis. to March 19, 2015. NGVi will offer its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training courses in Kenosha from March 31 to April 2, ...

TMC tackles technician mentoring

Task force day for the S.16 Service Provider study group at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting Monday in Nashville began with a lively discussion about technician mentoring. Led by TA/Petro’s Homer Hogg, the S.16 Mentor Development task force is still in its infancy. The goal, Hogg ...

Four nab TMC Silver Spark Plugs

The Technology & Maintenance Council has honored four members with its highest honor – the Silver Spark Plug – at this year’s Annual Meeting in Nashville. “The Silver Spark Plug recognizes individuals in our industry who are making outstanding contributions to the improvement of equipment, maintenance, industry-related technology and ...

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