Detroit Expands Service Training Center to Add EV Courses – Maintenance

DTNA executives, Amer Diab (l), Admir Kreso (c) and Matt Pfaffenbach (r) pictured at the recently expanded Detroit Service Training Center. - Photo: Daimler&#13

DTNA executives, Amer Diab (l), Admir Kreso (c) and Matt Pfaffenbach (r) pictured at the just lately expanded Detroit Service Coaching Centre.

Photograph: Daimler


Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has declared the opening of the expanded Detroit Service Coaching Center, which will be made use of to train experts in electric powered powertrain assistance, battery maintenance, and total truck mend.

“For the trucking market to properly changeover to zero-emission automobiles, professionals require to know how to diagnose, assistance, and sustain new know-how in get to keep customers managing with optimum uptime,” Matt Pfaffenbach, head of functions, Detroit Powertrain, said.

At first recognized in 2018 to provide support education on regular Detroit powertrains, the center has been enlarged to accommodate eight new classes, together with those people to instruct courses on the Detroit ePowertrain launching in the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2. Qualified professionals will be capable to vacation to the facility to discover the most recent approaches from the manufacturer of heavy-obligation engines (10 liter and higher than) and ePowertrains.

Programs in equally diesel and electrical vehicles are out there at the facility, and provided to the nearly 10,000 experts who support 770 Detroit distribution and company areas. Committed onsite trainers instruct technicians on chassis-unique diagnostics and repairs, from primary truck servicing and repairs to system-particular sophisticated diagnostic coaching on the most recent Freightliner and Western Star trucks.

The Detroit Services Schooling Middle is a person of 3 company truck assistance training centers situated in, or adjacent to, DTNA manufacturing crops. Added teaching facilities can be found at DTNA’s Portland Truck Production Plant in Oregon, which also serves as the assembly issue for the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2, and the Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant in North Carolina.

At first posted on Operate Truck Online