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GenNext webinar scheduled for August 11

GenNext announces it will hold its next quarterly webinar at 11 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The webinar is ...

NGVi debuts online training

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute says it is offering a 25 percent discount to its online NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety E-Learning course to any business that signs up for the class before Aug. 31, 2015. NGVi says its online course is ASE CASE-accredited and is available 24/7. Like it's classroom equivalent, NGV Technician and Fleet ...

Haldex offers brake tips in Tech Tips series

Haldex has released a comprehensive list of heavy-duty brake maintenance tips as part of its new Tech Tip series. According to ...

Disassembling a brake system

Below are tips from Haldex's new Tech Tip series on brake system disassembly. Check the pushrod stroke per CVSA checking procedures at 90 to 100 psi reservoir pressure. Excessively long or short stroke can alert to problems that need to be addressed during rebuild. Reference Haldex ABA Stroke Adjustment ...

Reassembling a brake system

Below are tips from Haldex's new Tech Tip series on brake system reassembly. For tips on disassembly, please CLICK HERE. It is important to note: a. Select the proper friction material based on your type of loads, application, duty cycle and operating terrain. Consult your supplier if you have any ...

Marx to speak at Heavy Duty Leadership program

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors, will share his expertise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as one of the featured speakers at the 2015 University of the Aftermarket Heavy Duty Leadership program next week. Marx will present “Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in ...

TMC, SuperTech set for Sept. 21-24

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting and 11th annual National Technician Skills Competition – TMCSuperTech 2015 – Sept. 21-24 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics, says ...

Online natural gas tech training course debuts

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has released its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training as an e-learning option. The course, designed for NGV technicians and other fleet or dealership operations personnel, is accessible through an interactive Learning Management System, providing students with a convenient way of learning independently and ...

Free wheel-end training course available

The heavy duty wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website that it claims promises to put a new spin on how mechanics are trained and certified on wheel-ends. Brian Beathard and Matt Stovall, co-owners of RevHD LLC, applied their 20 years of prior ...

More NGVi training courses scheduled

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has opened registration for Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training courses in October in Chicago and Dallas. The Chicago courses will be held Oct. 6-8, 2015, and the Dallas classes will follow from Oct. 20-22, 2015. NGVi says its training courses are intensive three-day ...