With electric vehicles soon to be a large part of the overall vehicle parc Ateq – a company best known in the tyre business for its TPMS products – has launched an industrial scale battery management tool. Designed for both electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV), the battery module balancer is called the EVB 5100. The unit is designed for rework stations in battery manufacturing or electric vehicle production plants. According to the company, it uses “the most efficient and precise technologies to equalize voltage differences between modules to maximize battery performance”.
ATEQ TPMS Tools has launched the “Live Sensor” platform, purportedly the first real-time updating portal for every sensor maker that is in ATEQ tools. On 2 November 2020, ATEQ announced that “Live Sensor is a brand-new, patent-pending technology that allows sensor information to be updated in real-time, allowing users to keep their tool updated as new information is added”.
Following the release of the H36, H46 and H47, Hamaton has teamed up with ATEQ once again to launch the new H56 TPMS tool. According to the company, the H56 boasts the same great features as ATEQ’s all-in-one VT56 but comes with free software updates for five years (which cease if you upgrade to the all-sensor option). The five-year deal offers four more years than its counterpart.
The Ateq VT Truck – the smart heavy-duty vehicle TPMS maintenance tool for dealerships, multi-brand workshops, fleet managers and hauliers, offered by Tyresure Ltd now includes 30+ truck, bus and trailer sensor combinations.
ATEQ has released a software update for its VT36, VT46 (including branded versions), VT55 and VT56 models. The update includes new and updated vehicle models, OE-sensor and relearn information and new Aftermarket sensors:
ATEQ TPMS Tools has named Agneta Ronceret as EMEA TPMS manager for OEM, truck and industrial sales. Ronceret joined ATEQ TPMS tools division in France in 2015 as sales manager for TPMS tools in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia/New Zealand.
ATEQ TPMS Tools, has promoted Eri Muca to Global Aftermarket TPMS Manager. Eri Muca will be responsible for leading the aftermarket TPMS team for all markets worldwide with a focus on developing a global sales strategy to foster partner and distribution relations and increase market share worldwide.
The Ateq VT Truck, a TPMS activation tool for European HGVs and buses, has been named as a finalist by the jury for the International Grands Prix for Automotive Innovation at the Equip Auto trade show in Paris.
As the growth of TPMS continues across Europe, and with an increasing number of cars fitted with sensors requiring maintenance when tyres are replaced, it is important for businesses to be equipped with tools that make dealing with TPMS as quick and easy as possible.
Myers Tire Supply has added three new exclusive TPMS kits to its product offering. The kits include: the ATEQ VT56 industry-leading TPMS diagnostic tool with OBDII and two years of software updates; the Myers 360 TPMS activation and programming tool; and 12 of the customers’ choice of sensors from Schrader, Alligator or HUF.
Hamaton’s H36 and H46 diagnostic tools, produced by Ateq, are now available with a two-year warranty and five years of free updates.
Hamaton Limited, the European sales and distribution centre of its parent company Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Limited in China, unveiled their first diagnostic tools, produced by Ateq, at the Reifen show earlier this year.
Tyresure Limited has added the brand new VT36, an affordable starter TPMS diagnostic tool, to its range. According to the company, the VT36’s low price makes the tool accessible to small and medium size tyre shops and garages entering into the fast growing TPMS market for the first time. Designed for tough tyre shop and garage environments, it is pitched as “ideal TPMS diagnostic starter tool”.
Tech Europe (EMEA) reports that the company had a “hugely successful week” at the last Reifen Show in Essen. During the course of the even Tech Europe showcased its online portfolio of Tech tyre repairs and wheel service solutions, presented developments in TPMS, including the new OE-R TPMS sensor programme, the new VT36 Diagnostic Tool and the Tech T-Pro configurable sensor, showed its expertise in retreading and OTR repairing, displayed its Pang Industrial range and introduced a new range of mounting pastes and hand-cleaners.
Wheelwright has expanded the range of ATEQ of TPMS trigger and programming units it offers as a nominated ATEQ wholesaler. And what’s more a big European garage service business has already got on board. According to the company, Wheelwright have been developing a complete TPMS solution for a number of years, working with leading manufacturers […]
2015 represents the first full year of both mandatory TPMS on new vehicles and system functionality tests as part of MOT tests at the aftermarket end of the spectrum. And according to those in the TPMS sector, this new legislation has brought new confidence to the TPMS market. Tyresure reports that most multisite UK operations now boast some knowledge of this new technology. Many tyre bays are turning their attention to the sales opportunities that servicing TPMS sensors brings.