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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 first two events, SOLD has expanded ...

ACOFAS schedules electronic diagnostics clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) has announced the topic for its next educational seminar: electrical diagnostics. Set ...

NGVi enhances online curriculum

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has added two new e-learning options to its comprehensive CNG Fueling Training program. These e-learning courses have been developed by NGVi ...

Northwood holds Heavy Duty Leadership course

Twenty-seven heavy-duty aftermarket professionals gathered at Northwood University earlier this month for the third-annual Heavy Duty Leadership education conference. Heavy Duty Leadership is a week-long leadership development program specifically designed for professionals working in the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket, Northwood says. Students in the year’s class represented a ...

Hendrickson to hold training program in Canada

Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) has scheduled its next hands-on technical suspension training sessions for Sept. 9-10, 2014 in Edmonton, Canada at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). Hendrickson says each full-day session includes classroom and hands-on training. The training is conducted by Hendrickson’s regional field service managers ...

Stertil-Koni launches blog

Stertil-Koni has launched a new official blog, Vehicle Lift Connection. The blog will feature tips, tricks, product updates, news, features, interviews and other valuable content focusing on the heavy duty vehicle lift community. One of the first posts on the blog explores five tips for safely operating vehicle lifts in ...

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 training courses, set for Aug. 12-14 in San Leandro, Calif., have been extended. Interested parties now have until July 31 to register for the August course at the discounted ...

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 says diesel engines can be heavily damaged by anything other than the cleanest diesel fuel, and its new site sets out to answer the questions: what is “clean” ...

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 ...