Oxfordshire-based Translogik, a trading division of Transense Technologies plc, has announced the extension of its Opti-Tread tyre audit system to the passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments. The company’s US partner, Squarerigger, has launched the new Opti-Tread portable car tyre audit system, and is utilising Snap-On Equipment, a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, as its first major distributor. Snap-on is marketing Opti-Tread through its John Bean brand.
Snap-on has opened a new training school at its King’s Lynn headquarters for its Snap-on, Hofmann, Sun and John Bean brands. The new facility includes a dedicated classroom and a fully functioning workshop, giving attendees full access and the chance to get ‘hands on’ with the manufacturer’s latest diagnostic technology and garage equipment. Covering around 250 square metres, the workshop features a MOT Automated Test Lane (ATL) bay, high definition 3D wheel alignment, a number of tyre changers and wheel balancers, as well as air conditioning service units, and the full portfolio of Snap-on diagnostic tools.