TENNECO TAKES POPULAR MONROE® & WALKER® TRAINING PROGRAMS TO 2013 VISION HI-TECH TRAINING & EXPO

VISION Hi-Tech Expo Attendees Can Now Experience Interactive, Behind-the-Wheel Monroe® Ride & Drive Program & Walker® Emissions Control Diagnostic Workshop

Monroe, MI, Feb. 12, 2013 – Tenneco (NYSE: TEN) will attend the upcoming 2013 VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo show in Kansas City this March, giving attendees the opportunity to experience the Monroe® Ride & Drive program and the Walker® Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop.

“Tenneco is committed to providing automotive service professionals with training that immediately impacts their work,” said Chuck Osgood, manager of training and sales operations, North American aftermarket, Tenneco. “We’re certain VISION attendees will walk away from both training programs with new ways to provide value to their customers and additional knowledge that ensures that their customers are driving safe and reliable vehicles.”

The popular Monroe Ride & Drive program gives technicians an opportunity to compare the steering, stopping and stability characteristics of vehicles with worn OE ride control components and new Monroe ride control replacement components. This behind-the-wheel driving experience improves replacement diagnosis and confidence when recommending ride control components to consumers.

Shop owners, service and parts professionals can participate in the Monroe Ride & Drive program at VISION on Thursday, March 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. or the following Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pre-registration for these events is recommended but not required. Visit www.tenevents.net to register.

The Walker Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop is a strategic seminar designed to help technicians provide fast and accurate diagnoses related to PO420 codes and other emissions control problems. Following the workshop, attendees will be able to follow a diagnosis strategy for converter codes and emissions failures; isolate causes of converter failure to avoid comebacks; test engine fueling, breathing and other variables that affect converter operation and much more.

The three-hour Walker workshop will be available at VISION on Saturday, March 9, at 8:45 a.m. Pre-registration is required at www.visionkc.com.

For additional information about the Monroe Ride & Drive program or to learn more about premium Monroe ride control products, please contact your Monroe supplier or visit the Monroe website at www.monroe.com.

To learn more about the Walker Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop or for additional information about Walker emissions control products, please contact your Walker supplier or visit the Walker website at www.walkerexhaust.com.

About Tenneco

Tenneco is a $7.4 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker® and Clevite® Elastomer brand names.

About VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo

            Celebrating its 21st year, the annual VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo will be held March 7-10, 2013, at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan. Offering 60,000-square feet of exhibits, VISION will feature the latest in automotive service tools, equipment and services for the automotive industry. VISION’s reach extends beyond ASA members to offer management and technical training to all automotive service professionals. More than 1,400 automotive service professionals from 36 states, Australia and Canada received over 14,000 hours of training during the 2012 event. For more information about the VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo, visit www.visionkc.com.

 

 

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