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  • News Equipment

    Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries software enhanced

    October 29, 2019 1:29PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mitchell 1 has updated its TruckSeries suite of web-based software for technicians, to increase the efficiency of commercial vehicle service professionals. The software provides access to labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for all

  • Registration opens for VISTA 2019-20

    October 1, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Registration is now open for what is billed as the world’s largest service market competition, the Volvo International Service Training Awards, or VISTA. This year up to 20,000 technicians from Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer

  • 20,000 technicians expected to compete in VISTA  

    September 10, 2019 8:05AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Registration opens Sept. 30 for the world’s largest service market competition, the Volvo International Service Training Awards, also known as VISTA. Nearly 20,000 technicians from Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer networks are expected to participate

  • News Equipment

    Canadian tech wins Navistar Technician Rodeo

    August 29, 2019 9:05AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ill. – Brandon Wesselius of Lewis Motor Sales in Owen Sound, Ont., won Navistar’s 2019 Technician Rodeo in the truck category. He competed against technicians from across the Americas. “We are extremely proud of not only this year’s winners,

  • Canada represented at Mack Masters Competition

    June 25, 2019 12:32PM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Top Dogs from Lounsbury Truck Centre in Moncton, N.B., represented Canada at this year’s Mack Masters Competition. The event evaluates participants’ knowledge of Mack service systems and procedures and pits teams from across North America against

  • Product Equipment

    Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

    March 17, 2019 2:45PM by James Menzies

    Mitchell 1 has launched enhancements to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, adding 1Search Plus for more precise searching capabilities. At the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council, the company showed an easy-to-use graphical design and consolidated information

  • Navistar partners with technical schools

    October 22, 2018 9:39AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has partnered with technical schools through its newly formed Navistar Service Essentials Program. “As we focus on growing customer uptime, Navistar and our International Truck and IC Bus dealers are all committed to combating the industry’s

  • Peterbilt graduates 50th class of technicians

    August 13, 2018 6:47AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has graduated its 50th class of factory-trained technicians through its Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI). The institute has been in business since November 2013 and has trained more than 500 graduates. More than 95% of those graduates

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane’s technician training program recognized

    December 21, 2016 7:08AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has announced it’s the first semi-trailer manufacturer to achieve ASE/CASE accreditation for its technician training program. The accreditation comes from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), through its ASE Continuing Automotive Service Education

  • Keeping up with the pace of change

    December 1, 2016 1:24PM by James Menzies

    As trucks become more complex, finding and developing technicians to work on them becomes more challenging

  • News Equipment

    Navistar’s top technicians compete

    June 20, 2016 9:04AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Canadian International dealers were well represented when Navistar hosted its recent North American and global technician rodeos. Technicians from Summit Motors in Redcliff, Alta., Tru-Nor Truck Centres in Sudbury, Ont., Lewis Motor Sales in Barrie, Ont. and

  • Meritor provides students with necessary parts for technician program

    April 14, 2016 4:39PM by Derek Clouthier

    Invites 31 to Truck World show to learn about new technologies

  • Recruiting for the Future

    July 17, 2015 12:56PM by Brad Ling

    Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year Chris Iveson explains how he recruits and manages Gen-Y technicians.


    July 7, 2015 12:03PM by James Menzies

    Chris Iveson, the 2015 Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year, hasn’t found a magic formula for attracting new and experienced technicians to Challenger Motor Freight. He has, however, been able to keep his shops fully staffed by skilled technicians, by

  • Trailer Wizards hosts customer appreciation day

    June 25, 2015 3:15PM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards hosted its annual customer appreciation day in Mississauga today where attendees got to mingle with staff, win prizes, and enjoy a catered lunch. Trailer Wizards representatives were pleased with the turnout of the event and