Tag: diagnostics

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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Launch gets set for Automechanika

Launch gets set for Automechanika

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK is set to unveil its latest range of exceptional automotive diagnostic tools, harnessing the most up to date technology at Automechanika Birmingham 2019 on stand Y154, taking place at the NEC from 4 - 6 June. Premiering at the event is the new EuroTab II, the most advanced diagnostic tool available from Launch. The workshop ready EuroTab II comes with a 10.1” screen and 2.0 GHZ 8-Core. Based on the latest Android technology and Launch’s innovative vehicle software, the Eurotab II creates a high-end diagnosis solution, while bringing a wealth of benefits, including wide manufacturer coverage, powerful test functions, dealer-level functions and accurate live data.

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Goodyear Proactive Solutions wins at International Bus Sustainability Awards 2019

Goodyear Proactive Solutions wins at International Bus Sustainability Awards 2019

28th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Goodyear Drive-Over-Reader, an automated tyre analysis and control system, has won first place at the International Bus Sustainability Awards in the ‘Tyres and Tyre Management’ category. The awards honour innovative companies and products that address the challenges of global sustainability. Thomas Sauer, marketing specialist for Goodyear Proactive Solutions EMEA received the award for Goodyear at the award ceremony in Berlin on 18 March, 2019.

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Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

8th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s car tyre business is currently pushing boundaries to offer services beyond replacement tyres to motorists. The most obvious way the manufacturer is approaching this is in the application of its DriveGuard run-flat technology beyond the original line of DriveGuard car tyres. The tyre manufacturer has added DriveGuard RFT to its Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control lines, extending the availability of the technology to an even greater breadth of the market.

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Launch UK set to return to Autosport International 2019

Launch UK set to return to Autosport International 2019

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK, one of the leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, will be exhibiting its latest products and technology for DIY enthusiasts on stand 2791 at the Autosport International Show, Birmingham NEC, due to take place on 10-13 January 2019.

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Pro-Align advocates solutions for complete tyre care in TPMS age

Pro-Align advocates solutions for complete tyre care in TPMS age

20th December 2018 | 0 Comments

With all new cars now coming equipped with TPMS, uneven tyre wear as a result of under (or over) inflated tyres should theoretically become a thing of the past. That theory has yet to materialise in practice; the latest Department for Transport figures reveal that around 1,000 casualties are caused every year on the UK’s roads from tyre-related incidents. And perhaps the brave new world of tyre safety promised by required TPMS fitments may have been inspired by too much blue sky thinking anyway. With many drivers now relying on TPMS systems to advise them when to top up their tyres with air, it is possible that some are checking their tread depth even less frequently than before.

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Euro Car Parts distributing Texa diagnostic software

Euro Car Parts distributing Texa diagnostic software

14th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has expanded its Workshop Solutions diagnostic range with the addition of the Texa car, supercar, motorcycle and LCV portfolio.

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Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Technological tipping points are not always easy to identify, and the pace of change in the automotive industry can make it a challenge for garages not affiliated with new car dealerships to stay on top of new carfeatures as they begin to require repair. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are emblematic of this, and considering their centrality to the safe operation of many new cars, the stakes have also risen. Tyres & Accessories visited Hella Gutmann Solutions’ facilities in and around Ihringen, Germany to see how the supplier of diagnostic and camera and sensor recalibration solutions is responding to garages’ increasing need for new equipment, technician training, and data, to address the rise of ADAS.

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Multi-purpose MOT diagnostic tool launched

Multi-purpose MOT diagnostic tool launched

13th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Launch UK has unveiled the CRP MOT PRO, a multi-purpose vehicle diagnosis tool, set to boost support for professional technicians in light of the recent MOT changes, available with over ten special functions.

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Hella at 2018 Automechanika: OE competence meets diagnostics

Hella at 2018 Automechanika: OE competence meets diagnostics

31st July 2018 | 0 Comments

At this year's Automechanika trade show in Frankfurt, lighting and electronics specialist Hella will, for the first time, present its combined expertise for the workshop business at Hall 9, Stand A88. Under the motto "OE competence meets diagnostics" the brands Hella, Hella Gutmann Solutions and Behr Hella Service will present product highlights, workshop equipment solutions and technologies of the future at their joint 1,500 square metre stand from September 11 to 15, 2018.

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Launch UK’s new PRO-Series leak detectors

Launch UK’s new PRO-Series leak detectors

26th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Launch UK, a leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, has announced that it has brought two new automotive diagnostic leak detectors to the UK aftermarket, that have been specifically engineered for vehicles sold in the EU.

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Italmatic’s Italsensor with variable angle and the Multi-Programmer BTP4000

Italmatic’s Italsensor with variable angle and the Multi-Programmer BTP4000

15th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Italmatic has introduced a new model of Italsensor that is available now with a variable angle 0-40°. According to the company, “the product has the same design as EZ 2.0 from Schrader”, which means – in Italmatic’s words – it is: “extremely compact electronics, light…and top quality...

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