Walker® and Automotive Training Group Seminar Now Available at Key Industry Events; Program Expanded to Include French and Spanish Options


Monroe, Mich., May 15, 2013 – With more than 60 events on the schedule for 2013, the popular Walker® Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop from Tenneco will target more than 4,000 attendees in the United States and Canada, teaching valuable new strategies for effectively and profitably diagnosing emissions control and drivability repairs. The workshop was developed in partnership with Automotive Training Group (ATG).

 “This program gives technicians the chance to walk away with vital diagnostic strategies for converter replacement and more,” said Chuck Osgood, manager of training and sales operations, North American aftermarket, Tenneco. “Not only does this program make techs more profitable, but it helps them establish valuable, long-term relationships with their customers. We’re excited to reach even more industry professionals by bringing this workshop to key industry events.”

Now available in English, French and Spanish, the Walker Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop is ideal for aftermarket professionals and provides a strong, strategic foundation in advanced engine management and emissions control diagnostics.

The 3.5-hour evening seminar costs $70 per person and is available at nearly 60 locations. The full schedule can be found at http://www.walkerexhaust.com/events. The 2013 schedule includes stand-alone Walker workshops as well as seminars that are held within larger industry training events, such as the AVI Conference in Las Vegas in November and other key international industry events. Recently, the Walker Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop was an integral training session at the popular VISION Hi-Tech Training Expo in Kansas City, Mo.

All participants are given an in-depth Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop Training Manual. The classroom instruction includes real-world engine management case studies and some sessions feature an interactive lab demonstration. Taught by experienced ASE-certified Master Technicians with L1 certification, the course includes special emphasis on essential strategies for diagnosing catalytic converter replacements and failures; preventative emissions maintenance; evaluating scan tool data and analysis of emissions gasses; plus other critical emissions control repair and diagnosis tips and more.

For the complete Walker Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop schedule, please contact your Tenneco supplier, visit http://www.walkerexhaust.com/events, or call (800) 304-8878.

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) is a $7.4 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 25,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products and systems for automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe®, Walker®, XNOx™ and Clevite® Elastomer.