Hella Gutmann presented its new MT-HV module combined with the mega macs X multi-brand diagnostic tool for high voltage measurements on hybrid and electric vehicles at Autopromotec. The MT-HV module communicates with mega macs X via Bluetooth and is powered by a rechargeable battery, thus eliminating wiring that could be a hindrance during high voltage tests.
Service equipment manufacturers ecube and Fasep formed a team at Autopromotec to display both mobile and garage-based equipment. The ecube mobile tyre service unit is an all-in-one 48V solution that can be fitted in the back of any van or trailer. It is designed to be compact, lightweight, user friendly with no engines running while servicing anywhere and anytime customers.
Kumho presented its latest tyres and award-winning technologies at Autopromotec 2022. It also used the opportunity to underline its new approach to the Italian market, similar to its UK strategy, as Carlo Citarella, managing director of Kumho Tire Italia, explained. He said that Autopromotec gave the company “a great opportunity for the whole Kumho Tire Italia Team to speak directly with our customers, following the new direct approach to the market. Only by talking directly with the customer can we better understand the retailer’s needs and offer a service that lives up to their expectations.“ The manufacturer’s tyre range has been calibrated to meet these expectations. The latest tyres on stand included the Ecsta PS71, Ecsta HS52 and Ecsta PS71 EV summer tyres, the new Wintercraft WP52 and the all-season Solus HA32.
Falken exhibited at Autopromotec 2022 from a major 194 square metre stand in Hall 20. The Sumitomo Rubber Industries brand showed several highlights from its wide range of products for passenger cars, SUVs, light trucks and truck tyres. Highlights include the new winter tyres from Falken: the Eurowinter HS02 and the Eurowinter HS02 Pro, both of which have the Advanced 4D Nano Design technology and convince with their conservation of resources and innovative technological attributes.
Occupying one of Autopromotec Hall 20’s largest stands, Toyo made the second generation of its top-selling UHP summer tyre, the Proxes Sport 2 the centrepiece, alongside two recently launched products, the Proxes Comfort summer tyre and the Celsius AS2 all-season tyre. Toyo said the newest tyre marks an important evolution in terms of innovation and technology. “The new UHP summer tyre… has been designed using the most modern technologies known in the sector that have made it possible to produce a highly innovative tyre that aspires to become the technological leader in its segment,” said Dr Davide Dell’Aquila, Toyo Tire Italia.
Davanti Tyres launched its recent entrance into the Italian market directly via its new subsidiary, Davanti Tyres SRL, at Autopromotec 2022. The wholly owned subsidiary of Davanti Tyres UK has been established with a dedicated team and logistical operation in Italy. The company wants its new subsidiary to build a network of tyre retailers across Italy.