Tag: diagnostics

Launch UK launches next-generation Eurotab II diagnostics tool

Launch UK launches next-generation Eurotab II diagnostics tool

2nd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK has unveiled the X431 Eurotab II. The company states that the newmodel is its most advanced diagnostics tool to date, comprising DoIP (Diagnostic over Internet Protocol), J2534 pass-through online programming, DTC-based database, and intelligent diagnosis, as well as all the features of the previous Eurotab model.

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Launch unveils new PRO 4 diagnostics tool

Launch unveils new PRO 4 diagnostics tool

19th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK has unveiled the new X-431 Euro PRO 4, a brand new advanced automotive diagnostics tool. Based on the Android operating system, the new 1.4 GHz Quad-Core product excels in automotive fault diagnosis and offers wider vehicle coverage, powerful functions and accurate test data.

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Hunter touchless alignment system arrives in UK

Hunter touchless alignment system arrives in UK

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Distributor of the Hunter brand of wheel servicing equipment Pro-Align has introduced the US company's new wheel alignment inspection system to the UK and Ireland markets. The Hunter Quick Check Drive is one of the industry’s first ‘drive-thru’ non-contact wheel alignment inspection systems, according to the distributor. It adds that the system’s operation without any need to attach sensors or targets, or for the vehicle to stop, means that labour costs are minimised and alignment opportunities can be identified in a matter of seconds.

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New Snap-on diagnostic thermal laser

New Snap-on diagnostic thermal laser

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The new Snap-on Diagnostic Thermal Laser is a two-in-one system combining pinpoint temperature readings and thermal imaging capabilities.

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Snap-on offering free online Triton-D8 training

Snap-on offering free online Triton-D8 training

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Equipment supplier Snap-on is offering free online training for its Triton-D8 diagnostics tool. The new Triton-D8 scan tool from Snap-on includes “advanced Intelligent Diagnostics features to help save technicians time and improve their productivity”, according to the company.

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Hella Gutmann Solutions’ exchange promotion for older tools

Hella Gutmann Solutions’ exchange promotion for older tools

2nd October 2019 | 0 Comments

As advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) become more prevalent in the vehicle car parc, it is vital that all independent workshops understand the technology and are equipped to handle working on these systems.

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Hella Gutmann Solutions announces WhoCanFixMyCar.com partnership

Hella Gutmann Solutions announces WhoCanFixMyCar.com partnership

28th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Diagnostics expert, Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) has partnered with online car repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com. The supplier of the mega macs range of diagnostic systems states that the arrangement means drivers using WhoCanFixMyCar.com to find a workshop will now be able to differentiate between those that utilise HGS tools and those who don’t. The HGS logo will appear on relevant workshop profiles.

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Euro Car Parts markets Launch X431 Euro Tab II

Euro Car Parts markets Launch X431 Euro Tab II

24th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts reports that it is the first to launch the Launch X431 Euro Tab II diagnostics tool. The new platform has been on-sale from 15 July 2019.

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Tyre industry calls for equal access to in-vehicle data

Tyre industry calls for equal access to in-vehicle data

17th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has outlined the importance of access to in-vehicle data and communication with drivers. “Connected & Automated Mobility”, a report prepared in collaboration with Quantalyse, draws attention to recent proposals for closed data concepts, such as the Extended Vehicle, which give vehicle manufacturers exclusive control of in-vehicle data, thereby hindering innovation by third parties.

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Trends and predictions in the automotive diagnostic tools market

Trends and predictions in the automotive diagnostic tools market

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

With a global market share of over 34 per cent in 2018, Europe is expected to become the leading region in the automotive diagnostic scan tools market in the next few years. At the same time, the automotive diagnostic scan tools market and is estimated grow to a US$15 billion market size by 2025 - all of which adds up to a very positive diagnosis for those wishing to offer diagnostic servicing to consumers. With this in mind, Tyres Accessories analysed the latest market data in order to find the consensus of opinions relating to the future of the diagnostic tools market.

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Ateq VT Truck nominated for Equip Auto award

Ateq VT Truck nominated for Equip Auto award

11th July 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Denso adds reset option to innovative e-Videns solution

Denso adds reset option to innovative e-Videns solution

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Denso's innovative vehicle inspection tool, e-Videns, has been further enhanced with the addition of vehicle reset functionality. The unique solution now features options for service interval resets and diagnostic trouble code resets. The update enables technicians to access the same reset functions available with OE equipment, eliminating the need to switch to other reset equipment.

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Autogem ramps up tyre diagnostics range

Autogem ramps up tyre diagnostics range

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Autogem will unveil its second generation Treadspec drive-over tread scanner at Automechanika Birmingham (4-6 June, NEC Birmingham). The ramp, which the company states has been “extremely well-received” in its domestic USA market, offers a “no labour” diagnostic tool for the aftermarket. It supplements the company’s Groove Glove, also developed by Treadspec manufacturer Tire Profiles Inc, which allows garage mechanics to scan all four tyres on any given vehicle and discover the tread depth and alignment of each within 50 seconds.

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Hamaton returns to Autopromotec

Hamaton returns to Autopromotec

26th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Hamaton is exhibiting at Autopromotec - the international automotive aftermarket trade show - in Bologna from 22-26 May. During the five-day event, Hamaton is launching two TPMS products on a brand-new stand.

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IAAF welcomes FIGIEFA’s involvement in ExVe “Proof of Concept” testing

IAAF welcomes FIGIEFA’s involvement in ExVe “Proof of Concept” testing

24th April 2019 | 0 Comments

IAAF has championed FIGIEFA’s role in recent testing of the Extended Vehicle (ExVe) concept, as many market operators from across Europe continue to criticise vehicle manufacturers’ concept of external backend servers for third party data access.

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