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Category: Shop Stuff

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

| September 20, 2021

Next Generation Trade School Provides Free Education & Student Compensation Republic Services, Inc. unveiled its $18 million Technical Institute, the industry’s first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers free, best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program. Graduates will immediately begin full-time work, joining Republic’s 35,000 […]

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Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

| September 17, 2021

Both Truck Powertrain Solutions Help Meet Global Emissions Standards Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Tula Technology have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the development of Jacobs Cylinder Deactivation® (CDA®) valve actuation technology in conjunction with Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF®) control algorithms. The agreement builds on two years of research and development collaboration between the two […]

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Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

| September 17, 2021

Claims Second Title in Premier Technician Skills Event American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced Christopher Tate of Mohawk Truck Inc., has been crowned as the TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Champion during TMC’s 2021 Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Cleveland. “On behalf of TMC, I’m thrilled to congratulate Christopher Tate on achieving top honors at this year’s competition, […]

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New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

| September 15, 2021

Shop Connect VIEW reducing costs, improving uptime and streamlining operations Fleets conducting business at Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are seeing bottom-line improvements through a new system integrating data between the shops and fleets. The Shop Connect VIEW platform is a cloud-based system allowing fleets to better manage maintenance needs on the web or […]

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Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

| September 14, 2021

Benchmarking Report from TMC and Decisiv Found Higher Parts and Labor Expenses American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv Inc., reported during TMC’s Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition that costs for parts and labor for repairs rose over the first six months of the year. According to the Decisiv/TMC North American Service […]

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TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

| September 9, 2021

Sites nationwide will hold special events for drivers, including complimentary cookouts, health and wellness checks, entertainment activities, window washing, mid-trip inspections and tire inspections TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA), nationwide operator and franchisor of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, is honoring the nation’s professional drivers during National Truck […]

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