Over 75 per cent of UK workshops trust Autodata, according to the data supply company. The UK’s leading provider of automotive technical information will be exhibiting at the Automechanika Birmingham from 6-8th June 2017. Autodata will also be sharing insights of how the aftermarket can keep up with a data-driven automotive industry by becoming smarter and more connected.
TPMS specialists Tyresure Ltd are “looking forward” to demonstrating the firm’s “innovative product range” to customers from Hall 20, Stand E80. Tyresure plan to exhibit the company’s complete TPMS product line at the event, including its universal T-Pro sensor range which covers over 90 per cent of TPMS-equipped vehicles, as well as OE-R replacement sensors, diagnostic tools, TPMS valves, service parts, and accessories.
Aeolus will take the opportunity of Autopromotec 2017 in Bologna (24-28 May) to stage the official launch of its third generation truck and bus tyre range.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems has introduced a new solid tyre for waste management and recycling applications. The Brawler HPS Soft Ride debuts today at the ‘recycling aktiv’ show in Germany, and will launch across the pond at WasteExpo in New Orleans on 9 May.
Diagnostic equipment maker Texa has announced plans to exhibit Automechanika, Birmingham for the second consecutive time.
Fleet maintenance and breakdown specialist Tyrenet is the first dealer network to implement CAM’s UniSerV V7.2 platform. The platform will connect Tyrenet to other UniSerV users that are fully integrated with e-jobsheet as well as standalone e-jobsheet subscribers via the TiDaeX online hub.
The Parts Alliance will promote its steering and suspension range with a prize draw for three customers to win a Spitfire flight. The initiative will run through May only, and is supported by members Allparts, CES, GMF, SC Motor Factors, The Parts Alliance South West, SAS, Waterloo, Dingbro, BBC Superfactors and BMS Superfactors. The suppliers and brands include Delphi, Monroe, Lesjofors and Polybush.
MAM Software has announced it is exhibiting at the 2017 Automechanika Birmingham exhibition at the NEC in June. Mam reports it will offer first-hand demonstrations of its products, and the chance to meet support and sales representatives in one-to-one meetings.
GS Yuasa, will promote a wide range of award-winning products and services at Automechanika Birmingham. With a heavy focus for workshop technicians and distributors, visitors to the GS Yuasa stand can expect to find Online Battery Lookup Yuasa’s online battery lookup system (fit.yuasa.com).
An announcement made by Shandong Linglong Tire at the Auto Shanghai show marks the introduction of a long-established US tyre brand into the Chinese market. At a press conference held on 22 April, company chairman and president Wang Feng welcomed the Atlas brand to China. The launch portfolio consists of seven passenger car and SUV product lines.
Apollo Tyres has thrown its hat into the European truck and bus radial ring and introduced a complete range for our regions. Furthermore, the company is only distributing these products online, through its own ApolloTyresDirect.com portal. The company is the first, and so far, only tyre manufacturer to use the direct online approach to market here, and it says pricing on the site is completely transparent and free from hidden costs or complicated deals.
Yokohama will return to Automechanika Birmingham (6-8 June, Birmingham NEC) for the show’s second year in the UK with three products new to the country. The new patterns, launched in Yokohama's centenary year, provide new options for the high performance road, SUV, and track day tyre markets. “We’re delighted to be back at Automechanika this year and we have some very exciting new products to present to the UK market,” comments David Seward, managing director of Yokohama HPT.
Hunter garage equipment supplier Pro-Align will bring a new concept to Automechanika Birmingham (stand 19D80), designed to show how workshop spaces, even on the smaller side, can be transformed to offer profitable wheel alignment and wheel servicing. The interactive concept has been designed to give technicians and business owners a real-world experience of its systems, emphasising the ability of smaller businesses to deliver quality Hunter and customer service levels or returns. The company will demonstrate live award winning equipment like the Hunter Elite TD wheel alignment system, in addition to launching the new Hunter Road Force Elite and Pro-Align TCLine tyre changer systems.
The Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 opens this morning, and Continental says it is showing its Conti Hybrid range there, as well as products from its Semperit and Barum brands.
Italian motorcycle tyre company Goldentyre has introduced a tubeless motorcycle tyre suitable for off-road use. Company boss Marco Caribotti has invested heavily in the concept over the past few years; the resultant product is the Flite Tubeless System, or FTS, a product that Goldentyre believes “marks a turning point in the off-road world.”